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Nanomaterials is a field that takes a materials science-based approach to nanotechnology. It studies materials with morphological features on the nanoscale, and especially those that have special properties stemming from their nanoscale dimensions. Nanoscale is usually defined as smaller than a one tenth of a micrometer in at least one dimension, though this term is sometimes also used for materials smaller than one micrometer.
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Can we save lives with thermodynamics? Nanoengineering and Thermofluids for the Water-Food-Energy Nexus
27 Apr 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David M. Warsinger
Climate change, degrading water resources, and economic and population growth are increasing the need for new science and technologies at the Water-Energy-Food Nexus. In enabling new and improved...
Piezo Nanomaterials and Green Energy
19 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rusen Yang
This presentation will introduce the fundamental principle of nanogenerator and its potential applications.
Characterization of 2D materials at Birck Surface Analysis Facility
28 Sep 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dmitry Zemlyanov
Material characterization is an important aspect for various applications. In particularly, for 2D materials and nano-materials, the surface characterization becomes crucial for smart material...
Practice Your Scales!
Thermal and Energy Nanomaterials for Fast Processes
17 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher
NCN Undergraduate Research Experience Program - 2016
E304 L4.1.3: Nanomaterials - Summary of Metallic & Van der Waals Bonding
29 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations
E304 L4.2.3: Nanomaterials - Nanostrucutes (self-assembled-monolayers, micelles)
29 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations
E304 L4.2.2: Nanomaterials - Nanostrucutes (dots, wires)
18 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations
E304 L4.2.1: Nanomaterials - Summary of Crystals
17 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations
Degradation in Rechargeable Li-Ion Batteries
17 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): R. Edwin García
E304 L4.1.2: Nanomaterials - Summary of Ionic and Covalent Bonding
16 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations
Nanomaterial Registry: present and future
18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Tropsha
The Nanomaterial Registry is a data-driven tool aimed at enabling researchers to close this knowledge gap. As researchers interact with the information in this central data repository, knowledge...
Bio-Inspired Materials: Lessons Learned from Nature
17 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pablo Daniel Zavattieri
Pablo Zavattieri received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nuclear engineering from the Balseiro Institute, Argentina, and his PhD from the School of Aeronautics and...
Multi-Format Roll-to-Roll Graphene Nanomanufacturing
21 Jul 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher
Timothy S. Fisher (PhD in Mechanical Engineering, 1998, Cornell) was born in Aurora, IL. He joined the Purdue’s School of Mechanical Engineering and Birck Nanotechnology Center in 2002...
Printing SMART Thin Films: An Applications Perspective
21 Jul 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dimitrios Peroulis
Prof. Dimitrios Peroulis received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 2003. He has been with Purdue University since August 2003 where he is...
Challenges in Food Safety and Potential of SMART labels in Food Monitoring
21 Jul 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lisa Mauer
Dr. Lisa Mauer is a professor in the Department of Food Science and the Whistler Center for Carbohydrate Research at Purdue University. After receiving her B.S. degree in Food...
Nanomanufacturing of Smart Thin Films: Applications to Pharmacy, Ag, Food Packaging, Health Care
25 Jun 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ali Shakouri
Birck Nanotechnology Center
Graphene: Materials, Physics and Devices of a Unique 2D Electronic System (2DES)
14 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yong P. Chen
NCN Student Leadership Council
Rate-Limited Deformation Mechanisms in Nanocrystalline Metals
08 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Marisol Koslowski
Atomistic Simulations of Materials Chemistry: From Nanoelectronics to Energetics
07 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandro Strachan
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Nanotechnology Research at NIOSH
23 Feb 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Chuck L Geraci
The mission of the NIOSH is to generate new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and to transfer that knowledge into practice for the betterment of workers. To accomplish this...