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The following resources are related to education
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NCN Nanomaterials: Courses
02 Jun 2009 | Series
NANOHOUR: University of Illinois Nanohour Seminar Series
01 Apr 2009 | Series | Contributor(s): Josh Ritchey, Mary M. Caruso, Nahil Sobh
Nanohour is a interdisciplinary seminar series aligned with the Molecular and Electronic Nanostructures research initiative at the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
Building Capacity for Nano Education and Outreach through Partnerships with Science Museums: Overview and Case Study
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31 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carol Lynn Alpert, NCLT administator
This session will present the background and theory behind these collaborations and
activities, provide examples, and address evaluative aspects. We will also touch briefly on
a range of...
DragonflyTV Nano – Using the Power of Television to Introduce Middle School Children to Nanotechnology
15 Jan 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Richard Hudson, Joan Freese, Angie Prindle, Lisa Regalla
DragonflyTV is a PBS science series for children, broadcast nationwide and on the
internet. DragonflyTV models authentic science inquiry through
its unique approach: In each episode, ordinary...
Northwestern University Initiative for Teaching Nanoscience
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20 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This package allows users to study and analyze of molecular properties using various electronic structure methods.
The United States and India: Two Giant Democracies
09 Jul 2008 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Pankaj Sharma
Prof. Rao, the
chairman of the Science Advisory Council to India's prime minister is
the keynote speaker at Purdue University's Discovery Lecture Series
event on June 18, outlining how India is...
Today's Scientific Scenario and Tomorrow's Challenges: The Case for India
09 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): C.N.R. Rao
It is instructive and useful to examine the state of science in the country after 60 years of
independence. What one sees is a curious mixture of successes and disappointments, and
Theoretical Electron Density Visualizer
07 Jul 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
TEDVis calculates and displays 3D maps of molecular ED and its derivatives from the wave function.
NCN Nanophotonics: Research Seminars
20 Jun 2008 | Series
Many research seminars are available on the nanoHUB. Listed below are a few that discuss new optical properties and metamaterial device possiblities.
NCN Nanophotonics: Tutorials
From among the many tutorial lectures available on the nanoHUB, we list a few that convey new approaches to optics, metamaterials, and photonics.
NCN Nanophotonics: Simulation Tools for Education and Research
NCN NEMS: Tutorials
19 Jun 2008 | Series
From among the many tutorial lectures available on the nanoHUB, we list a few that convey new approaches to the development of new kinds of nano-electro-mechanical systems and devices.
NCN NEMS: Research Seminars
Many research seminars are available on the nanoHUB. Listed below are a few that discuss new NEMS device possiblities.
NCN NEMS: Simulation Tools for Education and Research
Many simulation tools are available on the nanoHUB. The tools have been well-tested and here include supporting materials so that they can be effectively used for education or intelligently used...
NCN Nano-Devices for Medicine and Biology: Tutorials
From among the many tutorial lectures available on the nanoHUB, we list a few that convey new approaches to the development of new kinds of devices for applications in medicine and biology.
NCN Nano-Devices for Medicine and Biology: Simulation Tools for Education
nanoHUB.org: Future Cyberinfrastructure Serving a Community of 60,000 Today
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23 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): George B. Adams III, Gerhard Klimeck, Mark Lundstrom, Michael McLennan
nanoHUB.org provides users with "fingertip access" to over 70 simulation tools for research and education. Users not only launch jobs that are executed on the state-of-the-art computational...
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17 Apr 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Carl Batt, NCLT administator
There is an overwhelming need on the part of the research community to explain our
efforts in nanoscale science and engineering to the general public. To do so effectively
there is also a...
UV/Vis Spectra simulator
15 Apr 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This tool computes molecular electronic spectra.
29 Feb 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina, Jeff Reimers
Semi-empirical Molecular Orbital calculations.