Purdue to celebrate decade of research at Birck Nanotechnology Center in Discovery Park

Purdue University will celebrate a decade of research advancements in nanotechnology at an Oct. 30 event to mark the 10th anniversary of the opening of the $58 million Birck Nanotechnology Center in Discovery Park.

The celebration will feature a Discovery Lecture Series discussion, Nanotechnology Research Beyond 2025, with panelist Timothy Sands, president at Virginia Tech and Purdue’s former provost and Mary Jo and Robert L. Kirk Director of Birck.


Joining Sands on the panel are Roger Howe, the William E. Ayer Professor of Engineering at Stanford University, and Mark Lundstrom, the Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue. The panel discussion is 9-10:15 a.m. in the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121.

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