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  1. Work-in-Progress: First-Year Engineering Students' Self-Reported Knowledge of Nanotechnology – The Development of a Coding Scheme

    11 Nov 2014 | Papers | Contributor(s): Oguz Hanoglu, Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Yi Kong, Krishna Madhavan, Heidi A Diefes-Dux

    Different types of instruction are used at the college-level for increasing students’ knowledge of nanotechnology. Purdue University introduced nanotechnology to first-year engineering...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/21684

  2. Jun 15 2014

    Cloud-based modeling and simulations to enhance student learning in engineering and science

    This is a FREE ticketed Sunday workshop at the ASEE Conference.See the website link below to register.The workshop facilitators will describe how cloud-based visualization and simulation tools...

    http://nanohub.org/events/details/785

  3. Lucelys Iguaran Amaya

    http://nanohub.org/members/98238

  4. BNSF Outreach Activity for High School Students: Nanoengineering Track

    09 Jul 2013 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Gurpreet Singh

    Outreach activity for high school students: Nanoengineering track (Kansas State University). Purpose: To encourage diverse young people to pursue careers in engineering and help them understand...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18841

  5. Case Studies: First-Year Engineering Nanotechnology-based Design Projects

    04 Jul 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan

    Nanotechnology as a research field presents many new opportunities and challenges for educating the next generation of engineers. In this paper, we attempt to understand the impact of this...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18825

  6. First-Year Engineering Students Explore Nanotechnology in Engineering

    04 Jul 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan

    Nanotechnology is a promising field for advancement, but not many engineering students graduate with a sufficient understanding of nanotechnology and its potential. The purpose of this study is to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18831

  7. First-Year Engineering Students' Learning of Nanotechnology through an Open-Ended Project

    04 Jul 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Heidi A Diefes-Dux, Krishna Madhavan

    Nanotechnology is an innovative and highly active field of research and development that presents many opportunities for future graduates. Engineering students should be made more aware of the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/18824

  8. Analysis of Reports of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering Program

    30 Apr 2013 | Papers | Contributor(s): Taimur Amjad, Jennifer Nielsen, Lynette Osborne, Shirley Eng, Thomas Jarosz

    The Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) Program was initiated as a component in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NSE) Program, which is part of the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/17664

  9. Justin L Hess

    Justin is a Ph.D. student in the School of Engineering Education and a Master’s student in the School of Civil Engineering at Purdue. He earned his Bachelors of Science from Purdue University in...

    http://nanohub.org/members/72206

  10. Illinois 2012: Societal Implications of Nanotechnology in Addressing Grand Global Challenges

    04 Apr 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Irfan S. Ahmad

    Nanotechnology has been heralded by some as a savior of humanity, while the naysayers have advocated placing a moratorium on nanotechnology research. Global challenges in areas of water, energy,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/13119

  11. Normal Distribution

    23 Aug 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Ogaga Daniel Odele, Francesca Polo, Hanjun Xian, Krishna P. C. Madhavan

    Simulate the normal distribution curve with varying mean and standard deviation

    http://nanohub.org/resources/normdist

  12. Retinal Isomerization

    PDF document: retinal.pdf Isomerization reactions are very important in vision, as well as in many other chemical processes. When light is adsorbed, the double bond at carbon 11 in retinal...

    http://nanohub.org/wiki/RetinalIsomerization

  13. Quantum Chemistry for Engineers: Nanohub Nanoscience Projects

    Electronic structure calculations play a major role in science and engineering, providing valuable information about molecular structure, thermodynamic and spectroscopic properties, and for...

    http://nanohub.org/wiki/QuantumChemistryforEngineers

  14. Optical and thermodynamic properties of gold metal nanoparticles. Effect of chemical functionalization.

    PDF document: AuNanoParticles.pdf Objective This laboratory is intended to introduce the student to the use of semiempirical electronic structure methods. In particular, the semiempirical...

    http://nanohub.org/wiki/OpticalandthermodynamicpropertiesofgoldmetalnanoparticlesEffectofchemicalfunctionalization

  15. Carbon Nanotube Fracture

    PDF document: nanotubes.pdf Due to their mechanical properties, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) hold promise as nanoreinforcements in a variety of composites. As a result, numerous theoretical and...

    http://nanohub.org/wiki/CarbonNanotubeFracture

  16. Jul 12 2010

    Illinois 2010 Biosensing-Bioactuation (BSBA) Summer Institute

    ObjectivesThe overall objective is to help develop infrastructure and community building in order to enhance our ability to address overarching challenges.Specific Objectives 1....

    http://nanohub.org/events/details/269

  17. Thinking about Learning Objectives

    07 Apr 2010 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Krishna P. C. Madhavan

    The first and most significant step in the backward design process is the identification of clear learning objectives that will eventually be assessed. Using New Bloom's Taxonomy as the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8767

  18. Backward Design for Instruction

    07 Apr 2010 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Krishna P. C. Madhavan, Sean Brophy

    Backward design is an instructional design process that focuses on what specific learning objectives need to be accomplished and how learning will be assessed appropriately before the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8765

  19. How People Learn 101: Theory and Practice

    07 Apr 2010 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Krishna P. C. Madhavan, Sean Brophy

    One of the primary goals of the NCN Education and Assessment Group is to allow insights from engineering education research to diffuse into the engineering curricula. This resource is designed to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8763

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