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JSNN Associate Dean Selected

Following a national search, we are delighted to share with you that Dr. Daniel Rabinovich will be joining JSNN as Associate Dean and Full Professor of Nanoscience, effective July 1, 2021. Dr. Rabinovich is currently a full professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He received a Ph.D. […]

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Materials Research Society JSNN Student Chapter

Materials Research Society (MRS) JSNN Student Chapter would like to congratulate the New MRS Leadership Team: President: Olu Oni Vice President: Kyle Williamson Treasurer at NC A&T: Micheal Reed Treasurer at UNCG: Selina Laws Secretary: Sanjaya Ghimire Social Media Coordinator: Jessica Norcutt and would like to thank the outgoing officers sincerely: President: Haley Harrison Treasurer at NC A&T: Bolaji Sadiku Treasurer at […]

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JSNN Celebration of Excellence

Join us for the 3rd Annual JSNN Celebration of Excellence to honor our graduates, and celebrate the accomplishments of our faculty, staff, and students. Featuring Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Victor Zhirnov   Semiconductor Research Corporation 

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Capital Connect-Pitch Competition

Congratulations to Dr. Sheeba Dawood, JSNN Research Associate, for winning the first place award for a 2 minutes pitch competition at Capital Connect, Launched by Greensboro. Dr. Dawood competed with 14 entrepreneurs in Greensboro/Triad and won a cash prize of $ 1000 at this event with about 400 attendees.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

UNCG: In partnership with the offices of Guilford County Public Health and Guilford County Emergency Management, UNCG will host a vaccine clinic beginning this Thursday, March 11. Please click this link for further information: https://update.uncg.edu/uncg-to-host-guilford-county-higher-education-employee-clinic/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=COVID-19%20vaccination%20clinic%20opens%20on%20campus&utm_campaign=CW_20. N.C. A&T: is currently scheduling persons 65 and older, NCAT University employees, health care professionals, K-12 staff, and childcare workers. Please click this link for further […]

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Women’s History Month

March 8, 2021 is International Women’s Day, a global day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. To raise awareness of the work done in STEM in our community, the Greensboro Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) organized the 4th Annual Find Your STEM conference for girls on March 6, 2021. […]

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Ascend Leadership Academy-Dr. Dan Herr

Dr. Dan Herr continues to engage educators in science. Last week Dr. Herr gave two invited presentations for the Ascend Leadership Academy conference. This hybrid conference provided middle and high school teachers with the options of viewing the presentations in person, in a socially distanced auditorium, or online. He used a remotely accessible Scanning electron […]

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New Colleague at JSNN

We welcome Dr. Ralph Rogers to JSNN, who will serve as Interim Special Assistant to the Dean and Acting Chair for the Department of Nanoengineering effective February 1, 2021. Dr. Rogers earned his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Industrial and Systems Engineering degrees from Ohio University and a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from […]

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JSNN welcomes Dr. Yirong Mo as Chair of the Department of Nanoscience

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering is pleased to welcome Dr. Yirong Mo as Chair of the Department of Nanoscience at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He also joins as a tenured Full Professor at the Department of Nanoscience. Dr. Mo has a distinguished record of accomplishments. He has published over 200 […]

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JSNN Scientists discover a new material for cleansing wastewater from Lithium – a harmful, yet valuable element

Dr. Rathnayake, an Associate Professor of Nanoscience, and Sheeba Dawood, a PhD Candidate in Nanoscience, have devised a new way to remove lithium from petroleum wastewater. Their process involves developing a proprietary lithium-trapping filter derived from a renewable resource. The filter consists of an electrospun polymer designed to trap lithium. The project is a result […]

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