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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...
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...
Engineering and Science Instructors' Intended Learning Outcomes with Computational Simulations as Learning Tools
26 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | 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...
Opportunities for Integrating nanoHUB Computational Simulations as Learning Tools
25 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | 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...
Students Perceptions and Experiences of Using Computational Simulations as Learning Tools
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...
ABACUS—Introduction to Semiconductor Devices
When we hear the term semiconductor device, we may think first of the transistors in PCs or video game consoles, but transistors are the basic component in all of the electronic devices we use in...
Alex J Grede
Learning with nanoHUB
01 Aug 2012 | Online Presentations | 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...
TEDxPurdueU - Gerhard Klimeck - Connect Innovation
15 Jun 2012 | Online Presentations | 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...
nanoHUB Resources for K-12
Teaching and Learning with nanoHUB Simulation Tools: Transforming Research Findings into Instructional Approaches
10 Oct 2011 | Online Presentations | 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...
Exploring the Impact of nanoHUB.org on Research and Education Users
15 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | 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...
The Promise of Tomorrow: Using nanoHUB.org, how it work and protects IT property
20 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | 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.
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...
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...
Optical and thermodynamic properties of gold metal nanoparticles. Effect of chemical functionalization.
PDF document: AuNanoParticles.pdf
This laboratory is intended to introduce the student to the use of semiempirical electronic structure methods. In particular, the semiempirical...
The Promise of Tomorrow: Using nanoHUB.org, for online simulations, tutorials, seminars, and complete classes in nanotechnology
24 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | 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.
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...