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Online Presentations (1-20 of 41)

  1. Finding Fake Videos With Physics

    18 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Rhett Allain

    In case you haven’t noticed, the internet is full of videos. Some of these videos are about cats and some about interesting physics topics. You might be surprised to find that some of these online videos are fake (but hopefully you aren’t surprised). But how can you tell if a video is...

  2. nanoHUB Used in Research: A One Developer/User View

    18 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Dragica Vasileska

    In this presentation I will give overview of selected nanoHUB tools and their potential for performing state- of-the-art research. The tools selected for this purpose include SCHRED, QuaMC2D, and OMEN nanowire/ NEMO5. ...

  3. nanoHUB@SIU: Pedagogy and Beyond

    22 Jan 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Shaikh S. Ahmed

    As a postdoctoral researcher at NCN, during the years 2005-7, in addition to usual research activities, I was tasked with working closely with the nanoHUB Team to augment a few pre-existing quantum device simulators, create rappturized user interfaces, and run end-to-end simulations for...

  4. nanoHUB: Not Just for PhDs

    20 Jan 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Deb Newberry

    In 2004, Dakota County Technical College started a 2 year, AAS degree Nanoscience Technician program. This program has always involved an aspect of computer simulations, both in a specific Computer Simulation class and as a part of several other classes such as the nanoelectronics and materials...

  5. nanoHUB - Educational Tour de Force

    14 Jan 2016 | | Contributor(s):: David K. Ferry

    nanoHUB was originally created to bring together the computational electronics world as a place where programs and results could be efficiently shared. For that purpose, it has matured and grown to where it is a major force in the area. But, it can also be a great tool for education, an...

  6. Nano-Link: Never go in with a Blank Sheet of Paper

    14 Jan 2016 | | 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...

  7. Women and Physics

    13 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Laura McCullough

    A discussion of some of the issues surrounding women's participation in physics. What comes with being of the feminine persuasion in a physics world?  What hinders women's participation in physics?  What helps?  Why is it important?  The fun and occasional fury of...

  8. Teaching Science with Science Fiction

    13 May 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Kelly McCullough, Laura McCullough

    Science fiction is one possible tool for increasing engagement in science classrooms, as well as offering opportunities for modeling scientific thinking, illustrating points of scientific interest, and addressing reading and writing standards for classroom content. Join Laura and Kelly McCullough...

  9. Building an Ontology of Student Thinking

    18 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Edward F. Redish

  10. Uso de simulaciones en investigación y educación en ciencia e ingeniería

    17 Mar 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandro Strachan

    En una colaboración entre la Escuela de Ingeniería de EAFIT, el Centro de Computación Científica Apolo y Proyecto 50, recibimos a Alejandro Strachan, profesor de la Universidad de Purdue, quien nos dio la oportunidad de reflexionar sobre qué es una...

  11. NCN Education Team: Student Research

    09 Apr 2014 | | Contributor(s):: Kelsey Joy Rodgers, Oguz Hanoglu, Yi Kong

  12. Engineering and Science Instructors' Intended Learning Outcomes with Computational Simulations as Learning Tools

    26 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana

    This presentation describes the results of a study aiming to identify how 14 instructors incorporated into their classrooms computational simulations as learning tools. The study was based on the following research question: What were the intended learning outcomes that guided the instructors'...

  13. Opportunities for Integrating nanoHUB Computational Simulations as Learning Tools

    25 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana

    This presentation introduces a research agenda that focuses on identifying how to provide: (i) instructors with educational resources to help them better integrate nanoHUB computational simulation tools into their teaching and (ii) learners with adequate scaffolds (supports) to use computational...

  14. Students Perceptions and Experiences of Using Computational Simulations as Learning Tools

    25 Feb 2013 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana

    This presentation summarizes the results of three research studies aiming to investigate students perceptions and experiences of using computational simulations as learning tools. The three guiding research questions were: (i) how do students with different academic level experience nanoHUB...

  15. Learning with nanoHUB

    01 Aug 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Quincy Leon Williams

    Interactive media is the most valuable tool for engaging the younger generations of students and future researchers. Since, few instructors have the skills required to incorporate such new technology into their existing curricula, we developed a short seminar designed to bridge the gap between...

  16. TEDxPurdueU - Gerhard Klimeck - Connect Innovation

    15 Jun 2012 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck

    The NCN provides on-line simulation resources to the Nanotechnology Community at large through its nanoHUB. nanoHUB provides the capability to perform on-line simulation through a web browser without the installation of any software. nanoHUB served over 10,800 simulation users and over 195,000...

  17. Teaching and Learning with nanoHUB Simulation Tools: Transforming Research Findings into Instructional Approaches

    10 Oct 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Alejandra J. Magana

    Results of our studies reveal the vast potential of integrating computational simulation tools into formal learning experiences. Outcomes of our studies include: a) a set of learning outcomes associated with instructors’ goals for incorporating simulation tools into their teaching and b) a...

  18. Exploring the Impact of nanoHUB.org on Research and Education Users

    15 Sep 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Gerhard Klimeck, George B. Adams III, Krishna P. C. Madhavan, Nathan Travis Denny, Michael Zentner, Swaroop S, Lynn Zentner, Diane Beaudoin, Mehdi Salmani Jelodar

    With over 170,000 users in the last 12 months and over 2,300 resources including nearly 200 simulation tools, nanoHUB.org has established itself as the world’s largest Nanotechnology User Facility. Critical attributes for the success of such science gateways are open access, ease of use, utterly...

  19. The Promise of Tomorrow: Using nanoHUB.org, how it work and protects IT property

    20 Jul 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Colonel Mason, Gerhard Klimeck

    The Promise of Tomorrow: Using the website, www.nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, complete classes in nanotechnology, how it work and protects IT property.

  20. The Promise of Tomorrow: Using nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, and complete classes in nanotechnology

    24 Jun 2011 | | Contributor(s):: Colonel Mason, Gerhard Klimeck

    The Promise of Tomorrow: Using the website, www.nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, and complete classes in nanotechnology.