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Events: 2011

2011

  • 13 Jan 2011
    8:00 pm GMT 
    to 9:15 pm GMT 

    Your Career Choices after Graduate School and The Most-Neglected Item in your Career Development: Communication Skills

    Category: seminar

    Our Spring 2011 Professional Development Series for NCN students opens with this seminar by Dr. Gerhard Klimeck, Director of NCN.

  • 25 Jan 2011
    4:30 pm GMT 
    to 6:00 pm GMT 

    NCN@Purdue Professional Development Seminar for Students

    Category: seminar

    Dr. Zoran Krivokapic will be visiting from GlobalFoundries and will give a short presentation followed by questions and answers. Lunch will be served.

  • 16 Feb 2011
    10:30 pm GMT 
    to 17 Feb 2011
    1:00 am GMT 

    NCN@Purdue Professional Development Resume Workshop for Students

    Category: conference/workshop

    Our next Professional Development Event for NCN@Purdue Students will revolve around the resumes you were asked to submit last Fall. Attendance is expected for all NCN@Purdue affiliated students. Food will be provided. See you there!

  • 27 Feb 2011
    1:00 pm GMT 
    to 02 Mar 2011
    10:00 pm GMT 

    Nanotech Insight

    Category: conference/workshop

    Nanotech is making yesterday's dreams into today’s reality. This conference series brings together renowned scientists, engineers and industry leaders to engage in a multidisciplinary and global dialogue about the latest advancements in nanoscience.

  • 02 Mar 2011
    5:00 pm GMT 
    to 7:00 pm GMT 

    Materials Cyberinfrastructure: What it is, Why it's Important, and Some Live Demonstrations

    Category: conference/workshop

    In a 2008 National Academies study on Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME), the importance of an ICME cyberinfrastructure was discussed in some detail. Such a cyberinfrastructure is composed of elements including collaborative Web sites, repositories of various types of data,...

  • 03 Mar 2011
    8:00 pm GMT 
    to 9:00 pm GMT 

    Illinois: Power electronics architectures enabling increased power density and efficiency with applications in renewable energy, energy harvesting, and IC power delivery

    Category: seminar

    The field of power electronics has not experienced the same dramatic size reduction and performance improvements as information processing electronics have derived from Moore's law. Consequently, the size, weight, and cost of modern electronics is often limited by the power electronics...

  • 04 Mar 2011
    5:00 pm GMT 
    to 6:00 pm GMT 

    Student Chapter Electronic Device Society (EDS) Call Out

    Category: other

    Dr. Renuka Jindal of IEEE and EDS will be meeting with students to discuss formation of a student chapter of the Electronic Device Society (EDS) at Purdue. All interested students and faculty are invited to attend. Dr. Jindal will be providing pizza. If more discussion time is needed beyond...

  • 04 Mar 2011
    7:00 pm GMT 
    to 8:30 pm GMT 

    Dr. Renuka Jindal, IEEE EDS President, Seminar: Nano-FET Fluctuation Physics

    Category: seminar

    Abstract: Following the first demonstration of the MOSFET in 1960 at Bell Laboratories, the understanding of its intrinsic noise mechanisms quickly followed. However, as technology improved, the discovery and understanding of a host of other noise mechanisms evolved slowly over time. In this...

  • 08 Mar 2011
    1:00 pm GMT 
    to 09 Mar 2011
    10:00 pm GMT 

    national conference on nano science and technology ( NAkNOw FIESTA - 2K11)

    Category: conference/workshop

    To provide exposure in the recent trends of nanoscience and technology and emphasize its role in everyday life. To bring eminent researchers across the nation under one roof,to inspire the budding researchers. To create a common platform to share ideas and inventions. The conference...

  • 04 Apr 2011
    3:00 pm BST 
    to 9:00 pm BST 

    National Labs at Purdue Day

    Category: other

    Students are encouraged to come meet with personnel from the National Labs at this Information and Career Fair Event. Registration is required. Please see the link below.

  • 06 Apr 2011
    8:30 pm BST 
    to 10:00 pm BST 

    Nanoscale Spectral Microscopy Seminar, Mr. Charles T. Ludwig, CytoViva, Inc.

    Category: seminar

    Mr. Ludwig will discuss the CytoViva Optical Microsocpe and Hyperspectral Imaging System.

  • 06 Apr 2011
    10:30 pm BST 
    to 07 Apr 2011
    1:00 am BST 

    NCN@Purdue Professional Development Seminar: Managing and Directing a Career from a Technology Base to Entrepreneurial Success

    Category: seminar

    Charles T. Ludwig, President, CytoViva, Inc. will discuss his career path and experience after graduating from Purdue and working first for large companies and then in entrepreneurial endeavors. He will also outline strategies he has used to help to others plot their career path. Mr. Ludwig...

  • 15 Apr 2011
    3:00 pm BST 
    to 16 Apr 2011
    8:00 pm BST 

    Birck NanoDays 2011 at Purdue

    Category: other

    A wonderful introduction to nanotechnology and our Purdue facilities for K-12 and the general public. Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 from 10am-3pm. Free and open to the general public. There will be tours, hands on activities, movies, tech demos, science cafe' lectures, and nano...

  • 26 Apr 2011
    3:00 pm BST 
    to 4:30 pm BST 

    Quantum Cascade Lasers: Arena for Wavefunction Engineering, Prof. Masamichi Yamanishi, Central Research Laboratories, Hamamatsu Photonics KK

    Category: seminar

    Abstract: We start with a brief review on specific device physics of quantum cascade lasers (QCLs), such as a line narrowing with recourse to the presence of fast nonradiative relaxation processes. Stressing the importance of wavefunction engineering in QCL-design, we review our theoretical and...

  • 11 May 2011
    3:00 pm BST 
    to 7:30 pm BST 

    10th Annual BioResearch Product Faire at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    Category: conference/workshop

    This science community networking and research idea generation event at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign will include new product demonstrations; scientific supplier exhibits, and hot topic seminars. This event is designed for active research scientists and related life science...

  • 12 May 2011
    6:30 pm BST 
    to 8:00 pm BST 

    Zhores Ivanovich Alferov, a Nobel Laureate in physics, will present the 2011 Philip Bagwell Memorial Lecture at Purdue

    Category: seminar

    "The History of Semiconductor Heterostructures Research: From Early Double Heterostructure Concept to Modern Quantum Dot Structures" will be presented at 1:30 p.m. in the Burton Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. The talk is free and open to the public.

  • 23 May 2011
    1:00 pm BST 
    to 03 Jun 2011
    10:00 pm BST 

    Illinois: 3rd NanoBiophotonics Summer School 2011

    Category: conference/workshop

    Topics: Principles of NanoBiophotonics Technology and methods of investigation Current research biomolecular sensing, nanoprobes, nonlinear microscopy, nanoscopy, nanoplasmonics, ... Leading speakers from Illinois and the U.S. Organizers Gabriel Popescu, Stephen Boppart,...

  • 24 May 2011
    1:00 pm BST 
    to 27 May 2011
    10:00 pm BST 

    Basic Vacuum and Leak Detection Technology

    Category: conference/workshop

    The Jonathan Amy Facility for Chemical Instrumentation is hosting a training by Agilent Technologies on vacuum and leak detection technology May 24-27, 2011. This facility is located in the Herbert C. Brown Laboratory of Chemistry on Purdue's West Lafayette campus. Purdue faculty, staff and...

  • 24 May 2011
    2:00 pm BST 
    to 26 May 2011
    10:00 pm BST 

    Software Bootcamp 2011: Building Scientific Tools

    Category: conference/workshop

    Introduction to the Rappture Toolkit for incoming students in the NCN SURF program. Learn the basics of scientific programming in MATLAB, Fortran, and other programming languages. Use the Rappture toolkit to accelerate the development of interfaces for scientific tools. Get your tools online at...

  • 07 Jun 2011
    3:00 pm BST 
    to 4:00 pm BST 

    Jim Fonseca Seminar - Discussion about Ion Channels Using Reduced Model Approaches

    Category: seminar

    Abstract: Ion channels are biological proteins which live in the membrane of cells and conduct ions through the cell’s membrane. These channels are integral to many vital physiological processes, such as in intercellular communications by way of an ionic charge-induced action potential. Reduced...

  • 25 Jun 2011
    1:00 pm BST 
    to 28 Jun 2011
    10:00 pm BST 

    Foresight Institute 25th Anniversary Reunion Conference, 2011

    Category: conference/workshop

    June 25-26, 2011. Hosted by Google. Free webcast: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/foresightinstitute

  • 27 Jun 2011
    4:00 pm BST 
    to 6:00 pm BST 

    Responsible Conduct of Research Discussion for Purdue NCN Students

    Category: seminar

    Dr. Linda Mason of Purdue's Graduate College will lead a discussion on responsible conduct of research to fulfill the discussion component of the required RCR training.

  • 11 Jul 2011
    1:00 pm BST 
    to 22 Jul 2011
    10:00 pm BST 

    NSF-NSC Summer Institute on Biosensing-Bioactuation (BSBA)

    Category: conference/workshop

    "Welcome Advances in informatics, nanotechnology, and deeper understanding of biological systems have provided new opportunities to make fundamental advances in sensing and dynamic control of engineered systems. BioSensing-BioActuation (BSBA) is a developing new research frontier that will...

  • 18 Jul 2011
    1:00 pm BST 
    to 22 Jul 2011
    10:00 pm BST 

    2011 NCN@Purdue Summer School: Electronics from the Bottom Up

    Category: conference/workshop

    NCN’s Electronics from the Bottom Up (EBU) is an innovative educational initiative cosponsored by Intel, NCN, and Purdue University – to introduce students to new ways of thinking about electronic devices. New concepts and approaches, emerging from current research on nanoscience, are applied to...

  • 25 Jul 2011
    1:00 pm BST 
    to 05 Aug 2011
    10:00 pm BST 

    Illinois: Bionanotechnology Summer Institute 2011

    Category: conference/workshop

    The BioNanotechnology Summer Institute 2011 will introduce participants to the basics of biological and engineering/physical science experimental methods using a hands-on approach. View or download Summer Institute 2011 Flier as a PDF...

  • 26 Jul 2011
    5:00 pm BST 
    to 6:00 pm BST 

    Multi-paradigm first principles based approaches to new materials and processes for next generation electronics, Wei-Guang Liu, CalTech

    Category: seminar

    Abstract: We demonstrate several works at different levels of paradigm, from quantum mechanics to molecular dynamics. In the first part of the talk, we discuss using quantum mechanics (QM) to predict some properties of carbon nanotubes, such as bandgap and contact resistance. We also develop a...

  • 29 Aug 2011
    5:00 am BST 
    to 31 Oct 2011
    4:00 pm GMT 

    Modeling and Simulation of Nano/Microsystems Contest

    Category: other

    National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network computation, NNIN/C, project at Michigan is sponsoring a contest on "Modeling and Simulation of Nano/Microsystems" , and all interested graduate students are encouraged to participate this competition. The objective of this contest is to provide...

  • 12 Sep 2011
    1:00 pm BST 
    to 16 Sep 2011
    10:00 pm BST 

    Nano and Giga Challenges in Electronics, Photonics and Renewable Energy

    Category: conference/workshop

    The NGC2011 conference in Russia invites academic and industrial researchers to present tutorial, expository and original research papers dedicated to solving scientific and technological problems in electronics, photonics and renewable energy such as atomic scale materials design, bio- and...

  • 16 Sep 2011
    5:00 pm BST 
    to 6:00 pm BST 

    Illinois MNTL Seminar Series: Current Status of Coherent Large-Scale InP Photonic Integrated Circuits

    Category: seminar

    Abstract: The current state-of-the-art for large-scale InP photonic integrated circuits (PICs) is reviewed with a focus on the devices and technologies that are driving the commercial scaling of these highly integrated devices. Specifically, high-capacity dense wavelength division multiplexed...

  • 19 Sep 2011
    11:30 pm BST 
    to 20 Sep 2011
    1:30 am BST 

    NCN@Purdue SLC Student Welcome Dinner

    Category: seminar

    This is our kickoff event for the Fall 2011 Professional Development Program. Come meet the other NCN@Purdue students as well as some of the faculty and staff. Lynn Zentner, Xufeng Wang, Gerhard Klimeck, and George Adams will each give a short presentation. Pizza and soda will be provided. ...

  • 30 Sep 2011
    11:00 pm BST 
    to 01 Oct 2011
    2:00 am BST 

    Dr. Jorge Cham, author of PHD (Piled Higher and Deeper)

    Category: other

    Please join us for an exciting event - Dr. Jorge Cham, of PhD Comics fame, will be presenting a talk, book signing, and a screening of the PhD Movie. The schedule is as follows: 6-7PM: The Power of Procrastination, a humorous talk about the grad school experience 7-8PM: Book...

  • 24 Oct 2011
    10:15 pm BST 
    to 25 Oct 2011
    12:00 am BST 

    Illinois Lecture and Career Development

    Category: seminar

    From Computations to Products and From Research to Start-ups to Careers.
    What employers and investors are looking for.
    Dr. Yunus (Operational Vice President for Product Development at ESI-Group) will be presenting a lecture on computations/experiments and their...

  • 07 Nov 2011
    4:15 pm GMT 
    to 5:45 pm GMT 

    NCN@Purdue Student Professional Development Seminar - Linda Clement-Holmes, P&G

    Category: seminar

    We are hosting a Purdue Old Masters Speaker, Linda Clement-Holmes, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President, Global Business, Procter & Gamble. The Old Masters usually come prepared with a general talk that they then tailor to each audience. I have asked that Linda discuss her view...

  • 21 Nov 2011
    10:30 pm GMT 
    to 22 Nov 2011
    12:30 am GMT 

    NCN@Purdue Student Professional Development Seminar - Technical Writing

    Category: seminar

    NCN will be hosting Kristen Moore, Graduate Writing Consultant with the Purdue Writing Lab, who will present a workshop on technical writing. Her presentation will provide useful tips for both native and non-native English speakers. Attendance is expected for all NCN-affiliated students. ...

  • 07 Dec 2011
    1:00 pm GMT 
    to 09 Dec 2011
    10:00 pm GMT 

    International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium (ISDRS) 2011

    Category: conference/workshop

    The International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium is a biennial conference on exploratory research in electronic and photonic materials and devices. Bringing together diverse participants, the Symposium encourages multidisciplinary scientific and personal interaction for engineers,...

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