In the News

Thermal energy transfer in nanomaterials: An interview with Professor Tim Fisher at Purdue University

March 12, 2013 — Usage of open content on led to the development of new courses offered on nanoHUB-U, such as Thermal Energy at the Nanoscale.

At data symposium, how to make data more accessible

March 01, 2013

Columbia Spectator — A panel considered how to make data more accessible at the Research Data Symposium.

Purdue wins $14.5 million NSF grant for

Feb 05, 2013

HPC Wire — The Purdue-led cyber platform plans expansion for the next five years.
Read more in Indianapolis Business Journal, Indiana Economic Digest, and PCI Magazine.

Best of the Web: nanoHUB

Jan 15, 2013

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

Single-atom transistor created, named among the top 100 discoveries for 2012

Jan 15, 2013

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.

Sharing science in the 'collaboratory'

Oct 17, 2012 — The integration of HUBzero and Pegasus technologies serves nanotechnologists and others.

URG professor working on federal grant

Oct 15, 2012 — A focus on the computational design of specific binding proteins benefits from the work of the Network for Computational Nanotechnology.

Solar technology symposium set for Purdue

July 27, 2012

Inside Indiana Business — The workshop will highlight and its success in disseminating and sharing research simulations globally.
Also in Purdue University News Service

Research Computing and Engineering podcast on nanoHUB, HUBzero: Gerhard Klimeck

June 18, 2012

Research Computing and Engineering podcast — An interview with Gerhard Klimeck.

TEDxPurdueU showcased 17 invited speakers, among them NCN director Klimeck

June 14, 2012

TEDxPurdueU — Gerhard Klimeck's talk, "Mythbusting Scientific Knowledge Transfer with"

Collaboration key on nanotech: expert

June 07, 2012

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 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

May 14, 2012

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.

2012 Morrill Award winners

May 03, 2012

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

Apr 12, 2012 — "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."

Physicists create a working transistor from a single atom

Feb 19, 2012

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.

Taking homegrown products to market

Feb 01, 2012

Campus Technology — Interview with John Campbell on open source products and growth in the use of hubs.

Nanotech and supercomputing team for advanced transistors

Jan 30, 2012

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."

Single-atom wires could help Moore's Law live on

Jan 6, 2012

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.

Cornell receives IDC Innovation Award for MATLAB-powered research

Dec 14, 2011

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 science gateway."

Online course on fundamentals of nanoelectronics

Dec 9, 2011

Nanowerk News — Online courses covering the fundamentals of nanoelectronics will be offered beginning in 2012 by the science and engineering portal, the national Network for Computational Nanotechnology and Purdue University.
Also in Nanotechnology Now. - Online simulation and more

Oct 19, 2011

EEWeb Pulse Magazine — Interview with Gerhard Klimeck.

The supercomputers model real-world quantum dot devices 'atom-by-atom'

Aug 12, 2011 — 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 precision.

The flight of the electrons

Jul 12, 2011

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility — Purdue researchers break petaflop barrier with study of electrons in computer chips.

Tunneling transistors

Jun 30, 2011

Texas Advanced Computing Center — Quantum effects in "III-V" materials allow for faster, lower-energy nanotransistors.

Featured engineer: Gerhard Klimeck

Jun 13, 2011

EEWeb Electrical Engineering Community — An interview with Gerhard Klimeck.

From inventor to engineer

Jun 6, 2011

Live Science — An interview with Jason Clark.

Making idea-sharing easier

Jun 2, 2011

Purdue University's 5 Students Who ... Are Innovation Makers — An interview with Brandon Hill about his work on

Purdue part of national program to aid small manufacturers

May 18, 2011

Inside Indiana Business — Together with Purdue's Technical Assistance Program (TAP), and the HUBzero platform for scientific collaboration are representing Purdue University in a new Manufacturing Consortium created to assist small U.S. manufacturers.

Seeing the light: Berkeley Lab scientists bring plasmonic nanofields into focus

Feb 13, 2011

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.


Nov 16, 2010 — ABINIT can now be run, by anybody, on a virtual facility in the USA, called nanoHUB.

Parallel MATLAB tutorial offered by Cornell and Purdue

Sep 20, 2010

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.

Parallel MATLAB Tutorial Offered by Cornell and Purdue

Sep 20, 2010

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.

Professor Mark Lundstrom receives 2010 Semiconductor Research Corporation's Aristotle Award

Sep 14, 2010

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.

Purdue to House Solar Cell Center

Jul 26, 2010

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

Jul 22, 2010

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.

Nanoscience meets nanoHUB at Chippewa Valley Technical College

Jul 06, 2010

NCN Featured Story — The Nanoscience Department at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, has embraced 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

Particle Image Velocimetry Used to Estimate Gulf Oil Spill Flows

Jun 03, 2010

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.

Scientists leverage experimental MATLAB resource

Jun 02, 2010

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, 2010.06.03, Dell Enterprise Technology Center, Wireless Design & Development.

HubZero and Cloud Forecasting at Purdue University

Apr 20, 2010

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.

Resonant Tunneling Diode Simulation with NEGF

Jan 10, 2010

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. on "Buzz Out Loud" - CNET Blogs

Oct 06, 2009

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.

TeraGrid Receives $30M NSF Grant

Sep 21, 2009

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, a web portal that serves as a resource for research, training and education in nanoelectronics and related fields.

Professor to discuss science of light in McCoy lecture

Sep 11, 2009

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.

Researchers model next-generation transistors on Kraken

Aug 31, 2009

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).

New nanolaser key to future optical computers and technologies

Aug 17, 2009

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 and National Science Foundation Fund Search for New Transistors

Jul 15, 2009

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.

NCN's Jeff Neaton wins prestigious PECASE award

Jul 13, 2009

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.

Re-thinking electronics – from the bottom up

Jun 22, 2009

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.

Complete atom-by-atom transistor simulation run in 15 minutes

Jun 17, 2009

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.

New version of free quantum effect simulator released

Jun 14, 2009

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

President Honors Outstanding Early-Career Scientists

Jun 09, 2009

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.

Metamaterial with hyperbolic dispersion is 51 µm thick

Jun 01, 2009

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.

New tool for the simulation of heterostructures at the atomic scale

May 10, 2009

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.

Time on giant computer will allow Purdue researchers to advance high-impact studies

Dec 19, 2008

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.

New Nano-Positioners may have Atomic Scale Precision

Sep 25, 2008

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.

Jul 25, 2008

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.

UNS: Nanonet circuits closer to making flexible electronics a reality

Jul 24, 2008

Purdue Today — New advances have been made toward the goal of producing transistors from networks of carbon nanotubes.

UNS: Virtual world is sign of future for scientists, engineers.

Jul 16, 2008

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.

CNI Podcast: Future Cyberinfrastructure - An interview with George B. Adams III

Apr 25, 2008

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

Feb 06, 2008, 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.

Feature - United we compute: FermiGrid continues to yield results

Jan 09, 2008

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

Sensor design gets systematic

Jan 04, 2008

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.

Model is first to compare performance of 'biosensors"

Jan 02, 2008

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

HPC-Powered Science Gateways Open Doors to Discoveries

Nov 28, 2007

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.

Grid Computing, Computational Nanotechnology, and Moore's Law

Oct 03, 2007

— 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.

nanoHUB does remote computing right

Oct 02, 2007 — 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.

NSU researchers join five-year project

Oct 02, 2007 — Norfolk State University researchers will be among the partners in a five-year, $18.2 million research project led by Purdue University.

Nanotechnology 'Backbone of Development' Expands with Grant

Sep 27, 2007

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

Sep 20, 2007

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, 2007.09.23, Diverse 2007.09.23, Chicago Tribune Web Edition 2007.09.24
Source: Purdue University News Service 2007.09.20

nanoHUB brings nanotechnology to the web

Sep 14, 2007

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.

Scientists Connect at the NanoHUB

Aug 28, 2007

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.

Scientists create their own Web 2.0 network with nanoUB

Aug 27, 2007

Purdue News —, 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 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

NanoHUB for Nano-Scientists and Engineers

Aug 24, 2007

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.

Social Site of the Very Small Makes It Very Big

Aug 22, 2007

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.

Move over Facebook and MySpace: Meet nanoHUB

Aug 21, 2007

Alpha Doggs — Purdue University is hosting a social networking site that is growing into the place to be for scientists and engineers studying nanotechnology.

nanoHUB - An Authentic Learning Case Study

Aug 09, 2007

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

Image of the Week: Close the cellular gates

Jul 11, 2007

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.

New tool helps scientists understand biological systems

Jun 28, 2007

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..

Link of the Week -

Feb 28, 2007

International Science Grid This Week — offers free online simulation tools and educational material for teaching and research in nanotechnology.

Discovery Park's nanoHUB site draws record simulation traffic, advances nanotech research

Feb 23, 2007

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

'Nanocantilevers' yield suprises critical for designing new detectors

Aug 28, 2006

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.

Cyberinfrastructure-Enabled Educational Engineering

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.

BioMOCA: Ion Channel Simulations on the OSG

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.

Birck nano exhibit provides learning opportunity for students, adults

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.

Birck Nanotechnology Center workshop focuses on nanoHUB

Jun 01, 2006

Purdue University News Service — Researchers who operate the Web site at Purdue University will hold a free workshop on the computer simulation program.

Nano world offers big opportunities for Indiana's economy

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.

NanoHUB: Gateway to Nanoscience

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.

Nanoscientists at the Gates

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.

Quantum dot electronic states visualization from the NEMO3D simulator.

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.

Simulation Tool Shows How Current Flows

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

Purdue simulation to help merge molecules with silicon electronics

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.

nanoHUB Makes Nanotech Tools Easily Accessible

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 — 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.

Plugging into the Grid

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.

Nano World: Software to Speed Nanotech

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.