In the News
Thermal energy transfer in nanomaterials: An interview with Professor Tim Fisher at Purdue University
AZoNano.com — Usage of open content on nanoHUB.org led to the development of new courses offered on nanoHUB-U, such as Thermal Energy at the Nanoscale.
Columbia Spectator — A panel considered how to make data more accessible at the Research Data Symposium.
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News — Touted as an "enormous source of information" from educational resources to tools for nanotechnology research and collaboration, the authors award four stars to nanoHUB.org.
Discover Magazine — An international team led by physicist Michelle Simmons of the University of New South Wales and electrical engineer Gerhard Klimeck of Purdue University created the single-atom transistor. Klimeck is the director of the Network for Computational Nanotechnology.
Read more about the single-atom transistor in Nature Nanotechnology.
isgtw.com — The integration of HUBzero and Pegasus technologies serves nanotechnologists and others.
mydailysentinel.com — A focus on the computational design of specific binding proteins benefits from the work of the Network for Computational Nanotechnology.
Inside Indiana Business — The workshop will highlight nanoHUB.org and its success in disseminating and sharing research simulations globally.
Also in Purdue University News Service
Research Computing and Engineering podcast — An interview with Gerhard Klimeck.
TEDxPurdueU — Gerhard Klimeck's talk, "Mythbusting Scientific Knowledge Transfer with nanoHUB.org."
The Korea Herald — Mihail Roco, an international leader of nanotechnology development, emphasized the importance of collaboration in nanoscience and engineering to economic growth in an interview, offering nanoHUB.org and the annual U.S.-Korea Forum on Nanotechnology, held June 4-5 at Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea, as examples.
Professor Gerhard Klimeck and others represent Purdue efforts on the national Materials Genome Initiative at White House event and subsequent NIST workshop
Purdue University School of Electrical and Computer Engineering — The Administration’s Materials Genome Initiative is an ambitious challenge to double the speed and cut the cost of discovering, developing, and deploying new high-tech materials in the United States.
Purdue Today — Mark Lundstrom, the Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and founding director of the Network for Computational Nanotechnology, was named a winner of the 2012 Morrill Award.
Quantum dot model analyzes the influence of intermixing and segregation effects on polarization properties
nanotechweb.org — "Researchers from the Tyndall National Institute, Ireland, the National Nanotechnology Laboratory-CNR, Italy, and Purdue University, U.S., have worked together to model growth dynamics in real quantum dot devices using multi-million atom simulations with unprecedented precision."
The New York Times — "Australian and American physicists have built a working transistor from a single phosphorus atom embedded in a silicon crystal."
Also in BBC, Red Orbit, Nanowerk, Nanotechnology Now, Purdue University Newsroom.
Campus Technology — Interview with John Campbell on open source products and growth in the use of hubs.
U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Advanced Scientific Computing Research — "This latest advance was made possible, in part, by the Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN). Started almost 10 years ago at Purdue University under the direction of Mark Lundstrom and Gerhard Klimeck, NCN is home to nanoHUB."
Gizmodo — "When you shrink wires down to nanometers in diameter, their resistivity normally grows exponentially — a trade-off which many have predicted will be Moore's Law's undoing soon. But a new, single-atom thick wire could change that."
Also in Scientific American, Laboratory Equipment, Huffington Post, Purdue University News Service.
HPCWire — "Project partner Purdue
University enabled the resource to work as a transparent and efficient
computational engine for nanotechnology applications that researchers from across
the nation could easily access through the nanoHUB.org science gateway."
Nanowerk News — Online courses covering the fundamentals of nanoelectronics will be offered beginning in 2012 by the science and engineering portal nanoHUB.org, the national Network for Computational Nanotechnology and Purdue University.
Also in Nanotechnology Now.
EEWeb Pulse Magazine — Interview with Gerhard
nanotechweb.org — Researchers led by the
Nanoelectronic Modeling Group at Purdue University have harnessed the power of
supercomputing to model real quantum dot devices atom-by-atom with unprecedented
Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility — Purdue
researchers break petaflop barrier with study of electrons in computer chips.
Texas Advanced Computing Center — Quantum effects in
"III-V" materials allow for faster, lower-energy nanotransistors.
EEWeb Electrical Engineering Community — An
interview with Gerhard Klimeck.
Live Science — An interview with Jason Clark.
Purdue University's 5 Students Who ... Are Innovation
Makers — An interview with Brandon Hill about his work on HUBzero.org.
Inside Indiana Business — Together with Purdue's
Technical Assistance Program (TAP), nanoHUB.org and the HUBzero platform for
scientific collaboration are representing Purdue University in a new
Manufacturing Consortium created to assist small U.S. manufacturers.
LBL News Center — Useful for researchers studying plasmonic and photonic structures, this toolkit will be available for download on nanoHUB, a computational resource for nanoscience and technology created through the National Science Foundation’s Network for Computational Nanotechnology.
abinit.org — ABINIT can now be run, by anybody, on a virtual facility in the USA, called nanoHUB.
MATLAB Central — The tutorial will include instruction on how to use the MATLAB on the TeraGrid cluster both as an extension of MATLAB on the desktop and as a simulation tool for Science Gateways.
HPCwire — This tutorial will include instruction on how to use the MATLAB on the TeraGrid cluster both as an extension of MATLAB on the desktop and as a simulation tool for Science Gateways.
SRC Press Release — Professor Mark Lundstrom has been named the 2010 recipient of the Semiconductor Research Corporation's Aristotle Award. The Award recognizes outstanding teaching in its broadest sense, emphasizing student advising, mentoring, and teaching during their thesis research. The Aristotle Award was created by the SRC in 1995 to recognize faculty whose deep commitment to the educational experience of students has had a profound and continuing impact on their professional careers.
Inside Indiana Business — Purdue University will lead a new research center to improve solar cells in an effort to bring alternative energy technology to market. The Semiconductor Research Corporation is providing $5 million to fund the Network for Photovoltaic Technology. It will be led by two Purdue researchers and based at the Birck Nanotechnology Center at Purdue's Discovery Park.
Good OMENs: Purdue researchers match experimental results with simulations of nanoscale transistors using Ranger
TACC Featured Story — After more than 12 years of research and development, simulation tools that represent the electrical and material characteristics of nanoscale transistors are now robust enough to guide experiments.
NCN Featured Story — The Nanoscience Department at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, has embraced nanoHUB.org as an educational tool. CVTC offers associate degrees and technical diplomas to over 17,000 full- and part-time students, including a two-year NanoScience Technology program
NCN Featured Story - Expertise in the technical procedure known as particle image velocitry (PIV), has landed nanoHUB member and contributor, and Purdue Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Steve Wereley in the national spotlight for his efforts to analyze the amount of oil being released into the Gulf of Mexico since the April 20 explosion and collapse of the BP-owned, Transocean Ltd.-run oil rig Deepwater Horizon.
Press Release — The number of users of the NSF-funded “MATLAB on the TeraGrid” experimental computing resource has been steadily increasing since it went into production at SC09. The Cornell University Center for Advanced Computing and Purdue University team have been working closely with these users to continually improve the software interface from the user’s MATLAB client machines to the cluster and to support Science Gateway access.
Also in HPC Wire 2010.06.02, Supercomputing Online 2010.06.02, Nanotechnology Now 2010.06.03, NanoTechWire.com 2010.06.03, Dell Enterprise Technology Center, Wireless Design & Development.
HPC in the Cloud — On Thursday of this past week, I took a day out of the “office” and went scampering off to Purdue University shortly after the announcement that the university had a new offering based on the existing nanoHub coolness, which has been dubbed HUBzero.
Nanowerk News — A new version of RTDNEGF (1.3.2) has been recently deployed on the nanoHUB website. RTDNEGF is a simulator for Resonant Tunneling Diodes (RTD) that implements the Non Equilibrium Green Formalism (NEGF) as its principal computational model.
Buzz Out Loud - CNET Blogs — We've used the open source VNC (virtual network computing) software to create a web site where nanotechnology researchers can access more than 150 live simulation tools via their web browser.
Semiconductor International — The TeraGrid is receiving an additional $30M National Science Foundation grant that will support continued operation of its system of interconnected supercomputers. The grid connects to Purdue University's nanoHUB.org, a web portal that serves as a resource for research, training and education in nanoelectronics and related fields.
Purdue News Service - Vladimir Shalaev, the Robert and Anne Burnett Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will present this year's McCoy Distinguished Lecture on Sept. 16.
National Institute for Comutational Sciences, a UT/ORNL Partnership — Researchers from Purdue University are using Kraken, a Cray XT5 supercomputer located at the National Institute for Computational Sciences (NICS) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to model nanotubes, nanoribbons, nanowires, and a special type of nanotransistor known as a band-to-band tunneling field-effect transistor (TFET).
Purdue News Service — Researchers have created the tiniest laser since its invention nearly 50 years ago, paving the way for a host of innovations, including superfast computers that use light instead of electrons to process information, advanced sensors and imaging.
Semiconductor Research Corporation — New Grants Seek to Power the Future of Global Electronics with Nanoelectronics. Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world's leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, today teamed with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to announce funding of $2 million in new supplemental grants for nanoelectronics research.
Nanotechnology Now — Three scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) were among the 100 researchers named by President Barack Obama to receive the prestigious Presidential Early Career for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) Award, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on early-career researchers.
Purdue News Service — A team of Purdue faculty and students is developing this new approach to provide a conceptual and computational framework for applications of nanoelectronics to tackle challenges in information processing and storage, energy, the environment and in technologies for health care.
Purdue News Service — A simulation of electrical current moving through a futuristic electronic transistor has been modeled atom-by-atom in less than 15 minutes by Purdue University researchers.
Nanowerk News — A new version of 1dhetero, a simulator able to cope all relevant quantum effects in a heterostructures at atomistic level, has been released at nanoHUB.org.
The White House — President Obama today named 100 beginning researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on young professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
Laser Focus World — Rather than trying to make a 3-D metamaterial using difficult and expensive nanolithographic techniques, researchers at Norfolk State University (Norfolk, VA) and Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN) have been working on a much simpler approach that now has allowed them to create an optical metamaterial 51 µm thick.
Nanowerk News — Quantum mechanical effects are becoming increasingly important in realistic devices as their critical sizes reduce to a few nanometers. It has been recognized for several years now that the actually implemented (in commercial simulators) effective mass models are inadequate to capture crucial details in devices with material variations at atomic dimensions. That is why 1dhetero is definitely a valid alternative to those inadequate simulators.
Purdue News — Purdue researchers will study the next generation of computer chips before they are even built using one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world.
Nanotechnology Today — Engineers have created a tiny motorized positioning device that has twice the dexterity of similar devices being developed for applications that include biological sensors and more compact, powerful computer hard drives.
UNS: Purdue research team leads nanomaterials conference in India on energy transport, conversion, efficiency.
Purdue Today — A research team from Purdue University's Discovery Park will travel to India next month to lead a joint India-United States workshop on how advancements in nanotechnology are helping address growing energy needs.
Purdue Today — New advances have been made toward the goal of producing transistors from networks of carbon nanotubes.
Purdue Today — Purdue University is operating a virtual environment that enables scientists and engineers to interpret raw data collected with powerful instruments called dynamic atomic force microscopes.
EducaseConnect — This podcast features an interview with George B. Adams III, Associate Director for Programs, Network for Computational Nanotechnology at Purdue University. Our interview was recorded at the CNI 2008 Spring Task Force Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Modeling Technique Explains Why a Single Nanotube Performs Better than Sensors Containing Several Nanotube or Flat Planar Sensors
Azonano.com, the A to Z of Nanotechnology — A new modeling technique explains for the first time why a single nanotube performs better than sensors containing several nanotubes or flat planar sensors and refutes a popular explanation for why smaller sensors work better than larger ones.
International Science Grid This Week — Before FermiGrid, the computing resources at high energy physics laboratory Fermilab, in Illinois, U.S., were individually packaged for the dedicated use of particular experiments.
Also in Nanotechnology Now
EETimes online — Sensor manufacturers have continued to improve the sensitivity of their designs through engineering innovations derived from trial-and-error experimentation. Electrical engineers have been guided by "black art" principles, which sensor-gurus claim in abundance. Unfortunately, no overarching framework has been available that incorporates these principles into a methodology for new sensor designs.
Science News — Researchers have developed a new modeling technique to study and design miniature "biosensors," a tool that could help industry perfect lab-on-a-chip technology for uses ranging from medical diagnostics to environmental monitoring.
Also in Purdue News
Campus Technology — New technologies in high-performance computing are having a direct effect on scientific research -- outside the traditional thinking of big iron supercomputers that run science jobs. The new technologies are approaching a kind of critical mass, and they are changing how science disciplines do their work. We expect these technologies to serve as science accelerators, and change the pace of new science discoveries in the near future.
— Raffy's World: Random Notes, Random Thoughts (The Pisay '77 Blogger) - Researchers in this field are interested in geometries and properties of materials that vary on an atomic length scale; they study quantum states and the relationship between voltages and currents at these scales. But not all nano-device engineers are nuts for computers. Many prefer to let other people worry about the computational end of things. Since this research depends heavily on simulations of nano-device behavior under varying conditions, the door is wide open for the development of accessible and intuitive computational tools.Enter Gerhard Klimeck of Purdue University, technical director of the National Science Foundation Network for Computational Nanotechnology. Klimeck and his colleagues have developed the user-friendly NanoWire computational tool, accessible via the web-based nanoHUB. On nanoHUB, researchers set up a NanoWire simulation through a graphical interface that allows input of device parameters, ranges of voltages to test, and so forth.
IBM.com — nanoHUB.org employs a unique middleware system that precisely balances security, performance, and convenience to support distributed public research on nanotechnology. Scientists who use this research gateway concentrate on their own studies rather than computing issues.
PilotOnline.com — Norfolk State University researchers will be among the partners in a five-year, $18.2 million research project led by Purdue University.
Purdue News — The scientist regarded by his peers as the architect of the National Nanotechnology Initiative calls it “the front of the wave of scientific discovery” for nanotechnology.
Purdue-led network awarded $18.25 million NSF grant to grow users, translate nanoscience into nanotechnology
Purdue News — Purdue University's Network for Computational Nanotechnology has received a five-year, $18.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support the U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative with expanded capabilities and services for computer simulations, NSF and Purdue officials announced Thursday (Sept. 20).
Also in Semiconductor International 2007.09.20, Channel 13 Eyewitness News 2007.09.22, Indystar.com 2007.09.23, Diverse 2007.09.23, Chicago Tribune Web Edition 2007.09.24
Source: Purdue University News Service 2007.09.20
My Biotech Life — One of the most promising areas of modern science is nanotechnology, with penetration into fields ranging from medicine to material engineering. I recently found this site dedicated to nanoscience and nanotechnology called nanoHUB. bought to the web by the NCN (Network for Computational Nanotechnology) at Purdue University.
AppScout — Going beyond the traditional band and teen-centric focus of social networking sites, NanoHUB, created by Purdue University researchers and scientists studying nanotechnology, is an informative and well-designed site that's free to join for scientists, educators, and students alike.
Purdue News — nanoHUB.org, a so-called science gateway for nano-science and nanotechnology housed at Purdue University, is taking the tools of Web 2.0 and applying them, along with a few tricks of its own, to further nano-scholarly pursuits.
Also in Lafayette Online 2007.08.21, Supercomuting Online.com 2007.08.21, EnterTheGrid - PrimuerMonthly 2007.08.21, Nanowerk 2007.08.23, HPC Wire, 2007.08.24, Nanotechnology Now, 2007.08.22, Bill St. Arnaud Blog, 2007.08.27
Nanotech Buzz — A web 2.0 social networking and collaboration tool for nanoscientists and engineers, NanoHUB has more than 24,000 users and has been increasing in popularity in recent months. The site allows easy access to a number of scientific tools, such as simulations. It also includes learning modules and dynamic tagging for different topics. Created by the NSF-funded Network for Computational Nanotechnology, I suggest you check it out.
The Wired Campus — You may be busy with Digg and Facebook. You may even be using them as learning tools. But scientists who focus on the tiniest parts of the universe have their own big Web 2.0 hit, called nanoHUB.
Alpha Doggs — Purdue University is hosting a social networking site that is growing into the place to be for scientists and engineers studying nanotechnology.
EducaseConnect — nanoHUB is an online portal for nanotechnology researchers, instructors, and students created by Purdue University and the National Science Foundation. It uses cyberinfrastructure to provide access to scientific tools for research, demonstration, and collaboration, as well as instructional materials. Users can run experiments, review research, or download lectures. nanoHUB is a virtual toolkit as well as a community where students and faculty contribute to the science of nanotechnology.
Read full article here
International Science Grid This Week — How does a cell in osmotic shock protect itself from bursting? Studies suggest large membrane proteins may act as safety valves, shutting the gateways to the cell.
UIUC College of Engineering — A new computational tool in nanotechnology research has been developed at the University of Illinois for simulating ion transfers in artificial membranes, decreasing time requirements for certain computations from years, in some cases, to days..
International Science Grid This Week — nanoHUB.org offers free online simulation tools and educational material for teaching and research in nanotechnology.
Purdue News — The Network for Computational Nanotechnology at Purdue's Discovery Park is adding Internet-based simulation tools and luring record numbers of users to its free nanoHUB research Web site, according to Purdue officials.
Also in Lafayette Online 2007.07.25
Purdue News — Researchers at Purdue University have made a discovery about the behavior of tiny structures called nanocantilevers that could be crucial in designing a new class of ultra-small sensors for detecting viruses, bacteria and other pathogens.
Jul 12 2006
Science Grid This Week — In the same way that cyberinfrastructure is revolutionizing the scientific landscape, it is also set to revolutionize learning in the information age.
Jun 28 2006
Open Science Grid News — BioMOCA (Biology Monte Carlo) transport Monte Carlo tool is now running on several OSG sites through the nanoHUB.
NSF Director Highlights CI's Role in Building 'Wise Crowd'
Jun 26 2006
GRID today — Bement cites the nanoHUB at Purdue as an example of a Science Gateway in action, with more than 1,500 students and faculty who use this portal to access applications, databases and collaborative environments related to nanoscience and technology.
Jun 23 2006
Purdue University News Service — Fresh from a stop at the Children's Museum of Oak Ridge in Tennessee, a Purdue University-created nanotechnology exhibit is now on display at the Birck Nanotechnology Center's atrium in Discovery Park.
Nanotech network aims for diverse audience
Jun 08 2006
The Nanotechnology Group Inc. — Research, education and nanoHUB, a worldwide nanotechnology network, were some topics discussed at Purdue's nanotechnology workshop Monday.
Jun 01 2006
Purdue University News Service — Researchers who operate the nanoHUB.org Web site at Purdue University will hold a free workshop on the computer simulation program.
May 22 2006
Lafayette Online — Nanotechnology promises to change the way Hoosiers live, introducing a vast assortment of innovations ranging from the miraculous to the mundane, the profound to the amusing.
Mar 17 2006
HPC Wire — The nanoHUB is a Web-based initiative spearheaded by the NSF's Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN). Its purpose is to serve as a resource for research and education in the areas of nanoelectronics, nano-electromechanical systems (NEMS), and their application to nano-biosystems. The NCN has a mission to connect theory, experiment, and computation in a way that makes a difference to the future of nanotechnology. While addressing challenges in nanotechnology NCN researchers produce new algorithms, approaches, and software tools with capabilities not yet available commercially. As part of the NSF's infrastructure for the National Nanotechnology Initiative, the NCN engages the community through workshops and seminars and novel educational resources. The nanoHUB is a source of on-line resources including a unique web-based computational user facility that puts research-grade software in the hands users across the globe.
Oct 25 2005
NCSA Access Online — Soon to become the nanoscience gateway to the TeraGrid, the nanoHUB is pioneering ways to make the Grid accessible to any user.
Oct 19 2005
Science Grid This Week — Nanotechnology researchers harness those behaviors to create new devices and materials, and use the nanoHUB to access simulation tools, educational materials and computing resources necessary to study matter at the nanometer scale.
Aug 18 2005
Azonanotechnology — "I believe we might be the first theorists who have created a tool to show how electricity is conducted between molecules and silicon at the atomic level," said Avik Ghosh, a research scientist in electrical and computer engineering. Also featured in Semiconductor International2005.09.01
Aug 16 2005
Nanotechnology Now — Engineers at Purdue University have created a nanotech simulation tool that shows how current flows between silicon atoms and individual molecules to help researchers design "molecular electronic" devices for future computers and advanced sensors.
Aug 10 2005
Science Grid This Week — The Network for Computational Nanotechnology, which includes Purdue and six other universities, develops, operates and maintains the nanoHUB through a grant from the National Science Foundation. The simulation tools and applications created by NCN researchers and other groups are made available through the hub.
TeraGrid Science Gateways: NanoHUB
Jun 05 2005
TeraGrid.org — Science Gateways are an effort by TeraGrid to extend the use of TeraGrid resources to a much larger set of users than the traditional users of high performance computing.
A shining example of this is the NanoHub, developed by the NSF’s Network for Computational Nanotechnology based at Purdue University.
Jan 01 2005
Campus Technology — Purdue researchers are redefining how information is shared between scientists, professors, and students. Grid computing is more than a concept.
Dec 03 2004
Space Daily — New consortia of corporations, universities and federal agencies are seeking to accelerate the development in the wide-open field of nanotechnology software — programs to create and enhance devices with features on the molecular scale. The potential benefits of nanotechnology software are dramatic for both research and development.