This listing includes information on events (seminars, workshops, symposia, and other activities) within the NNCI which are open to the entire research community. The list is maintained by the NNCI Coordinating Office to encourage collaboration among the sites and promotion of these events which provide training and education of staff, students, and research users. In addition, the Staff Exchange Program is a mechanism for travel support specifically to allow NNCI staff to attend events at other sites.
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CNF Technology & Characterization at the Nanoscale (CNF TCN) IN-PERSON Short Course, June 7-10, 2022
The CNF TCN will be in-person for June 2022! The course will be held Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - Friday, June 10, 2022. Each day offers lectures and laboratory demonstrations designed to impart a broad understanding of the science and technology required to undertake research in nanoscience. TCN is an ideal way for faculty, students, post docs and staff members to rapidly come up to speed in many of the technologies that users of the CNF need to employ. Members of the high tech business community will also find it an effective way to learn best practices for success in a nanofab environment. Attendance is open to the general scientific community. For more information and to register visit: https://cnf.cornell.edu/education/tcn
NNCI Nano+Additive Manufacturing Summit, University of Louisville, August 9-10, 2022
This is an annual event dedicated to bringing together researchers in the advanced manufacturing fields of additive manufacturing and micro/nanotechnology to discuss new findings, share results, showcase capabilities, generate ideas, debate the future, and network with one another. The Nano/AM Summit is open to all scientists, engineers, students and industry partners from a variety of disciplines/areas including microtechnology, nanotechnology, 3D printing, additive manufacturing, healthcare, energy, advanced materials, MEMS, biotechnology, commercial products, defense, and nano-education. The goal of the summit is to strengthen the collaboration between industry and academia in the above targeted areas.
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"The NIIT National Talent Hub: Connecting Educators, Talent and Employers in Strategic, Tech-based Industries"
Mike Russo (President and CEO) and Robert Weinman (Director of Workforce Innovation), National Institute for Innovation and Technology (NIIT), presented Jan. 26, 2022
“The Micro Nano Technology Education Center: Fostering Partnerships Between Industry, University, and Community Colleges to Grow the Micro Nano Skilled Technical Workforce”
Jared Ashcroft (Pasadena City College), presented Aug. 25, 2021
"Semiconductor Workforce Development through Immersive Simulations on nanoHUB.org"
Gerhard Klimeck (nanoHUB), presented April 27, 2022
"The Evolution of Process TCAD in Semiconductor R&D and Manufacturing"
Shela Aboud, Ph.D. (Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Synopsys), presented November 10, 2021
"Quantum-Corrected Semiclassical Monte Carlo Scaling study of Si, Ge, and InGaAs FinFETs"
Frank Register (Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas-Austin), presented June 23, 2021
“Simulation Software Next Door"
Dragica Vasileska (Electrical and Computer Engineering, Arizona State Univ.), presented May 5, 2021
Societal and Ethical Implications Webinars
"Science Policy Around the World in 2022: Innovations and Uncertainties in the Global Knowledge System"
Panel discussion with Arie Rip (University of Twente, The Netherlands), Carlo Altamirano Allende (Albaa Legal+Tech, Mexico), and Ayesha Chaudhary (World Bank, India). Moderated by Oluwabukola Makinde (School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University), presented May 18, 2022.
"From Wow to Yuck to Meh: The Normalization of Nano Risk"
Kristen Kulinowski (Director, IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute), presented Feb. 23, 2022
“Looking Back on 20 Years of Nano in Society”
Andrew Maynard (College of Global Futures, Arizona State University) & David Berube (Science and Technology Communication, North Carolina State University). Moderated by Jamey Wetmore (Arizona State University), presented July 21, 2021.
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Webinars
"What Investors are Looking for in Early Stage Start-up Companies"
Kurt Peterson (Silicon Valley Band of Angels), presented October 28, 2021
"2D Advanced Materials and US National Priorities"
Terrance Barkan (The Graphene Council), presented May 27, 2021
Updated May 23, 2022