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  1. Peanuts vs. Pyramids: Two Perspectives on MEMS

    29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Stephen D. Senturia

    MEMS, the acronym for Micro-electromechanical Systems, also known simply as “Micro-systems,” come in two main types: commodity products (the peanuts) and MEMS-enabled products (the pyramids, or,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7868

  2. Characterizing and scaffolding students' conceptions of size and scale

    29 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alejandra J. Magana

    Scale concepts transcend disciplinary boundaries of science, mathematics, engineering, and technology because they are essential for performing explanations, theory generation, observation, and...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7351

  3. Molecular Sensors for MEMS

    10 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John P. Sullivan

    This seminar will cover the issues involved in using molecular sensors in MEMS and their application to microchannels, supersonic micronozzles, microjet impingement, microturbines and unsteady...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7998

  4. Liquid Transportation Fuels from Coal and Biomass

    01 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael R. Ladisch

    Report on the National Academies’ America’s Energy Future Study 2009.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7840

  5. Sustainable Energy Solutions for a Limited Fossil Fuel Future

    01 Dec 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rakesh Agrawal

    Rakesh Agrawal is a member and participated in the National Academy of Engineering Study on "Electricity from Renwable Resources." His lecture will be based on his independent work in the area of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7899

  6. Optical BioMEMS Microfluidic Technologies for Hand-Held, Point-of-Care, Medical Devices

    23 Nov 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James Leary

    Portable, point-of-care, medical diagnostic devices could provide an important new component in more cost-effective healthcare delivery. Rapid measurements of blood samples during an examination...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7873

  7. Metal Oxide Nanowires as Gas Sensing Elements: from Basic Research to Real World Applications

    21 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrei Kolmakov

    Quasi 1-D metal oxide single crystal chemiresistors are close to occupy their specific niche in the real world of solid state sensorics. Potentially, the major advantage of this kind of sensors...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5738

  8. Experiment vs. Modelling: What's the problem?

    10 Aug 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William L. Barnes

    Progress in plasmonics has been greatly assisted by developments in experimental techniques and in numerical modelling. This talk will look at some of the difficulties that emerge when...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6856

  9. Nanotribology, Nanomechanics and Materials Characterization Studies

    08 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bharat Bhushan

    Fundamental nanotribological studies provide insight to molecular origins of interfacial phenomena including adhesion, friction, wear and lubrication. Friction and wear of lightly loaded...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6573

  10. The Challenges of Micro-System Product Development

    05 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James J. Allen

    This talk will discuss the historical development of micro‐system technology, the products that have been developed and the challenges to development of a reliable product.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6848

  11. Engineering the Classroom: Engineering science as the core for technology teacher education for the 21st century

    28 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael De Miranda, NCLT administator

    This NCLT seminar presentation will report on content analysis research of pre-service teacher/engineering science students’ ability to conceptualize, design, and evaluate student design brief...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6678

  12. Renewable Solar Energy: Has the Sun Finally Risen on Photovoltaics?

    10 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark R. Pinto

    After a review of the overall renewable energy landscape, including the central role of economics, we present here the case that PV is on the verge of becoming a major source of electrical...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6332

  13. MCW07 Exploring Trends in Conductance for Well-Defined Single Molecule Circuits

    04 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark S Hybertsen

    In our recent research, we have been able to measure and characterize the impact of intrinsic molecular properties on the conductance of single molecule circuits formed with amine-gold linkages....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/3077

  14. Quantitative, Kinetic Models of Cellular Circuits

    04 Apr 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Michael R. Brent

    Living cells contain complex, analog circuits that regulate the rate at which each gene produces its product. The kinetic properties of these circuits enable cells to respond to changes in their...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6374

  15. Aluminum: a safe, economical, high energy density material for energy storage, transport and splitting water to make hydrogen on demand

    30 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    In 1968, a team lead by the author discovered that liquid gallium saturated with aluminum at room temperature would split water into hydrogen gas, alumina and heat. More recently his current team...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6568

  16. "Who Owns Truth?" - Biomedical Research in a Health Policy Context

    30 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Samuel A. Richmond

    This presentation examines a claim made by PhRMA on behalf of pharmaceutical manufacturing companies of America, and the response of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6483

  17. Energy and Nanoscience A More Perfect Union

    29 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark A. Ratner

    Huge problems of energy and sustainability confront the science/engineering community, mankind, and our planet. The energy problem comes in many dimensions, including supply, demand, conservation,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6554

  18. The Multicore Era: Crisis or (and?) Opportunity?

    27 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mithuna Thottethodi

    This talk will provide a brief overview of how we got to the multicore era, the implications and challenges for hardware/software developers and users, and some informed speculation on where the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6523

  19. Research Directions for the Semiconductor Industry in 2009

    13 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Steven James Hillenius

    The Semiconductor industry has achieved extraordinary growth in productivity over the last 50 or more years through investment in basic research. The industry has depended on this basic research...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6457

  20. 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...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6123

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