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Congratulations JSNN May 2020 Graduates

To the Class of 2020 – Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Future Nanoscience PhD’s Graduates: Zuowei Ji – PhD Nanoscience Dissertation Title – Carbon Nanodots (CNDs): Tuning Structures and Functions in Oxidative Radical Interactions Favorite memory at JSNN – Made friends with some wonderful people. Proudest Accomplishment while at JSNN – Got my PhD done. […]

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Congratulations Mr. Kendall Dawkins

Mr. Kendall Dawkins, a Nanoengineering master student who is supervised by Dr. Iyer, has received the NC A&T Chancellor’s Distinguished fellowship to pursue his Ph.D. at JSNN starting the fall of 2020.

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JSNN alumnus, Dr. Manish Sharma, receives prestigious award

Dr. Manish Sharma, a Nanoengineering graduate who worked under the direction of Dr. Shanthi Iyer, was awarded the 2020 Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS) ProQuest Dissertation Award. For more information on Dr. Sharma, please see the University press release: https://www.ncat.edu/news/2020/03/jsnn-alum-receives-dissertation-award.php

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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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