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Dr. Manish Sharma Received the 2020 CHBS/Proquest Emerging Scholar Award

Dr. Manish Sharma is a Nanoengineering graduate, currently employed at Intel, Inc.  Dr. Sharma received the 2020 CHBS/Progquest Emerging Scholar Award in Birmingham, Alabama in March 2020.

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2/17 Dr. De Silva Indrasekara – Nanoscale interface engineering towards clinical translation of optical biosensors

Nanoscale interface engineering towards clinical translation of optical biosensors Speaker: Dr. Swarnapali De Silva Indrasekara, from the Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Charlotte When: 12:15pm, 2/17/2020 Abstract: Optically active nanomaterials (NMs), in particular, gold nanomaterials have been widely explored as a next generation material for biomedical applications ranging from imaging to diagnosis […]

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2/14 Dr. Dong – Structural analysis of the redox regulation of human Branched Chain Aminotransferase

Structural analysis of the redox regulation of human Branched Chain Aminotransferase Speaker: Dr. Ming Dong, from the Department of Chemistry, NC A&T State University When: 11am, 2/14/2020 Abstract: The hBCAT catalyzes the transamination of the branched chain amino acids, leucine, valine, isoleucine, and α-ketoglutarate to their respective α-keto acids and glutamate. hBCAT activity is regulated […]

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Faculty Highlight: Jianjun Wei, Ph.D.

JSNN is proud to highlight Jianjun Wei, Ph.D., for an outstanding Fall 2019 semester of research and speaking engagements. Some of his recent accomplishments are listed below. 11/05/2019 Dr. Wei was invited to give a seminar entitled: “Plasmon-Exciton Coupling Effect in Metallic Nanoslits on Energy Conversion” at the Department of Physics, University of North Texas. […]

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UNC Greensboro’s JSNN Announces Establishment Of First Institute

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) revealed the newly minted Joint School’s Institute for Research Technologies. The institute will further strengthen the facilitation of industry partnerships with faculty at UNC Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Additionally, the institute will focus on preparing the next generation of students at JSNN with […]

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SENIC Project Funding from Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. Daniel Herr (Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering) has received a continuation of funding from Georgia Institute of Technology for the project “SENIC.” The SENIC partnership between IEN and JSNN provides the most modern facilities and complete collection of tools for both top-down and bottom-up nanoscale science and engineering research in the southeastern US. In addition, the […]

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1/24 Dr. Zhirnov – Decadal Plan for Semiconductors: 2030 ICT research goals

Decadal Plan for Semiconductors: 2030 ICT research goals Speaker: Dr. Victor Zhirnov Semiconductor Research Corporation, 4819 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC, USA Abstract: The current hardware-software paradigm in information and communication technologies (ICT) has reached its limits and must change. It is important to identify significant trends that are driving information technology and what roadblocks/challenges the […]

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