[Illinois] Role for Stiffness in Vascular Fate
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lian Wong
Stem cells, including embryonic stem cells (ESC) and induced pluripotent stem cells, have been explored as tools for studying development, as well as, potential sources for a large number of therapies in regenerative medicine. Traditionally, ESC are cultured on TC-plastic, however; it has been...
[Illinois] Cadherin-Modulated Neural Differentiation of Stem Cells for Neuromuscular Junction Engineering
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ellen Qin
Recently, efforts are increasingly made to engineer NMJ in vitro for both fundamental and applied bioscience studies. Certain success was made to modulate neural differentiation of stem cells using soluble factors and cell adhesion matrix properties. However, these studies were often plagued by...
[Illinois] Manipulating Substrate Topography for Enhanced Myogenic Differentiation of Primary Myoblasts and Neuromuscular Junction Formation
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eunkyung Ko
Myogenic commitment of stem cells and primary myoblasts has drawn attention for developing treatments for skeletal muscle diseases. Biophysical cues as well as biochemical cues are known to influence the cellular mechanism of the myogenic differentiation event. Recent studies have revealed that...
[Illinois] Using Photonic Crystals to Enhance SERS Signals for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Caitlin Race
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer for men, and the second leading cause of death due to cancer in men. Currently, the most common screening method aims to detect high levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in blood. Our research has shown the potential for both better prostate...
[Illinois] Signal Processing at Light Speed: Ultrashort Optical Pulse Generation with Arbitrary Waveforms
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Claire Mcghee
We aim to further improve early detection of cancer biomarkers, including metal ion and small molecules, using functional DNA as the selective component for photonic crystal surface enhanced Raman scattering (PC-SERS) based detection. It is known that gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) display SERS...
[Illinois] Dimeric Trigger Responsive Drug Conjugate for High Loading Nanoencapsulates
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): kaimin Cai
Polymeric micelle is one of the most widely used drug delivery nanomedicine platforms; however, micelle drug delivery systems usually have very low drug loading and poorly defined composition, which greatly limited its further clinical translation. In the course of developing trigger responsive...
[Illinois] Synthetic Optical Holography
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brad Deutsch
[Illinois] Stretch Induced Hyperexcitability of Mice Callosal Pathway
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Anthony Fan
Memory and learning are thought to result from changes in synaptic strength. Previous studies on synaptic physiology in brain slices have traditionally been focused on biochemical processes. Here, we demonstrate with experiments on mouse brain slices that central nervous system plasticity is...
Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations
25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sandip Mazumder
A Youtube channel that presents numerous high-quality lectures on methods for solving Partial Differential Equations (PDEs). Topics include (1) Finite Difference Method: Cartesian and Curvilinear Mesh (2) Finite Volume Method: Cartesian, Curvilinear and Unstructured Mesh (3) Iterative solvers:...
Flexible Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Field-Effect Transistor (TMDFET) HSPICE Model
08 Feb 2016 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Morteza Gholipour, Ying-Yu Chen, Deming Chen
SPICE model of flexible transition metal dichalcogenide field-effect transistors (TMDFETs) for different types of materials (MoS2, MoSe2, MoTe2, WS2, WSe2), considering effects when scaling the transistor size down to the 16-nm technology node. This model can be used for circuit-level simulations.
Sensitivity Analysis of Multiscale Reaction Networks with Stochastic Averaging
25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Araz Ryan Hashemi
We shall show how stochastic averaging may be employed to speed computations and obtain estimates of mean values and sensitivities with respect to the steady state distribution. Further, we shall establish bounds which show the bias induced by the averaging method decays to zero as the disparity...
Pertinent and Exciting Uncertainty Quantification Problem Spaces in Materials and Manufacturing
22 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Amanda Criner
A summary of a few exciting problem spaces will be given to demonstrate the breadth of pertinent uncertainty quantification problems to materials and manufacturing.
Nano-Link: Never go in with a Blank Sheet of Paper
14 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Deb Newberry
This presentation summarizes a proven approach that helps educators find, collect and refine the information that is needed to successfully work with industry and establish strong partnerships. The process and source for collecting employee competencies required by industry is...
E304: Introduction to Nano Science & Technology
14 Jan 2016 | Courses
This multi-disciplinary course provides an introduction to scientific principles and applications of nano-science and technology to students coming from a wide variety of backgrounds. The course takes a systems-based approach to demonstrate how different nano-concepts come together to create...
E304 L3.1.1: Nanoscale Physics - The Challenges to Classical Physics
13 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael Escuti
This is the first of six short lectures that provide an introduction to nanoscale physics. This segment summarizes three key challenges to the Classical understanding of physics, which led to the development of Quantum physics. These challenges are: (i) The Ultraviolet...
Too hot to handle? The emerging challenge of reliability/variability in self-heated FintFET, ETSOI, and GAA-FET
11 Jan 2016 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam, Sang Hoon Shin, Muhammad Abdul Wahab, Jiangjiang Gu, Jingyun Zhang, Peide "Peter" Ye
This presentation is part of the 8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015. It is difficult to control the geometry, doping, and thicknesses of small transistors. Moreover, nanoscale transistors degrade due to NBTI and HCI at vastly different...
MAPP: The Berkeley Model and Algorithm Prototyping Platform
11 Jan 2016 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Tianshi Wang, Aadithya V Karthik, Jaijeet Roychowdhury
This presentation is part of the 8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015. It provides an introduction to Berkeley Model and Algorithm Prototyping Platform (MAPP). MAPP is a MATLAB-based platform that provides a complete environment for developing, testing,...
A Primer on Semiconductor Fundamentals
10 Jan 2016 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom
This primer quickly summarize some important semiconductor fundamentals. For those acquainted with semiconductors, this may be useful as a brief refresher. For those just getting started with semiconductors, my hope is that this primer provides just enough understanding to allow you to begin...
Maxwell’s Equations and Electromagnetics after 150 Years
29 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Weng Cho Chew
In this presentation will discuss the history of different solution methods in electromagnetic theory, ranging from approximate methods, to fast numerical methods, namely, the computational electromagnetics methods. We will also discuss future directions in this area.
8th IEEE/ACM Workshop on Variability Modeling and Characterization (VMC) 2015
07 Jan 2016 | Workshops
Variability has emerged as a fundamental challenge to IC design in scaled CMOS technology; and it has profound impact on nearly all aspects of circuit performance. While some of the negative effects of variability can be handled via improvements in the manufacturing process, comprehensive...