2013 nanoSTAR Spring Symposium Agenda

May 21, 2013 - 1:00 pm

2013 Spring Symposium Agenda

Day 1
Tuesday, May 21st
Location: Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge

1:00-1:30 PM: Stuart Wolf, Welcoming Remarks – Symposium Opening

Biomedicine Session

1:30-2:00 PM: Keynote Speaker: Denis Buxton, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Title TBD

2:00-2:25 PM: Kelly Dryden, Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics
"From Cells to Atoms: Gap Junctions by EM and X-ray"

2:25-3:00 PM: Break, Light refreshments
Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge

3:00-3:25 PM: Shayn Peirce-Cottler, Biomedical Engineering
“Bridging Scales: From Nano to Tissue in Biomedical Engineering @ UVa”

3:25-3:50 PM: Bijoy Kundu, Radiology and Medical Imaging
“Metabolic Imaging: A Novel Diagnostic Strategy for Hypertensive Heart, From Mouse to Man”

3:50-5:30 PM: Poster Session, Refreshments
Newcomb Hall Gallery

Eminent Speaker Address:

5:30-5:45 PM: Welcome and Introduction

5:45-6:30 PM: “Nanomaterial Safety Assessment Taking a 21st Century Approach that also Includes Prediction Making Tools, Safer Design and Sustainability”

Dr. Andre Nel, UCLA
Division Chief, Nano Medicine;
Director, Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology

6:30-8:00 PM: Reception
Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge


Day 2
Wednesday May 22nd
Location: Newcomb Hall, Ballroom

8:30-9:00 AM: Coffee and Bagels-Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge

9:00-9:15 AM: Jeff Fox, Opening Remarks

9:15-10:00 AM: Plenary Presentation, Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
Title TBD

Electronics Session:

10:00-10:30 AM: Keynote Speaker- Dr. Sam Bader, Argonne National Laboratory
“Spintronics –Implications for Energy, Information and Medical Technologies”

10:30-10:55 AM: John Lach, Electrical and Computer Engineering
“The ASSIST Center: Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies”

10:55-11:20 AM: Break-Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge

11:20-11:45 AM: Jiwei Lu, Materials Science and Engineering
"Oxide Thin Films for Nanoelectronics"

11:45-12:10 PM: Joe Poon, Physics
"The Soft and Hard Ways to Amorphous-Nanomagnets"

12:10-1:00 PM: Lunch- Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge

Energy & the Environment Session:

1:00-1:30 PM: Keynote Speaker- Dr. Martin Keller, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
“From Environmental Sciences to Next Generation Manufacturing Materials: How Important is Nano?”

1:30-1:55 PM: Brent Gunnoe, Chemistry
"New Catalysts for Energy and Chemicals: The C-H Functionalization Challenge"

1:55-2:20 PM: Mircea Stan, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Title TBD

2:20-2:45 PM: Patrick Hopkins, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - “Exceptionally Low Thermal Conductivities of Van der Waal Bonded Nanolaminate Films and Fullerene Derivatives”

2:45-3:00 PM: Break

3:00-4:30 PM: Questions and Answers with Dr. Stuart Wolf, nanoSTAR Director-Newcomb Hall Ballroom
Refreshments and adjourn-Newcomb Hall, Main Lounge