Program - Symposium KK: Education in Nanoscience and Engineering

 

April 19 - 21, 2006


Chairs

 

  • Ray Carpenter Arizona State University
  • Sudipta Seal University of Central Florida
  • Nancy Healy Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Neal Shinn Sandia National Laboratories
  • Wolfgang Braue German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Symposium Support

  • Allied High Tech Products, Inc.
  • Arizona State University
  • *E.A. Fischone Instruments, Inc.
  • *FEI Company
  • *Gatan, Inc.
  • *JEOL USA, Inc.
  • National Science Foundation

SESSION KK1: NSET Introduction and Comments on Societal Implications

 Chairs: Ray Carpenter and Jing Zhu
Wednesday Afternoon, April 19, 2006
Room 2009 (Moscone West)


1:30 PM *KK1.1
Architecture in NanoSpace. Harry Kroto, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida.

2:00 PM KK1.2
Carbon Nanotubes: Research and Instrumentation For Undergraduate Students. Timothy L. Porter1, Randy Dillingham1, Tim Vail2, Cynthia Hartzell2 and Marilee Sellers3; 1Physics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona; 2Chemistry, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona; 3Biological Sciences, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona.

2:15 PM KK1.3
Growth of Carbon Nanotube Research and Prospects for Future Developments. Hossein Golnabi and Masoud Golnabi; institute of water and energy, sharif university of technology, Tehran, Iran.

2:30 PM KK1.4
Freely Accessible Internet Resources for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Education and Research. Peter Moeck1, O Certik2,1, G Upreti1, B Seipel1, W Garrick3, A Le Bail4,5 and A Yokochi6,7; 1Physics, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon; 2Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University of Prague, Praha, Czech Republic; 3Academic & Research Computing for Instruction and Research Services and the Office of Information Technology, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon; 4Laboratoire des Fluorures, University du Maine, Le Mans, France; 5Advisory Board of the Crystallography Open Database, http://www.crystallography.net, France; 6Advisory Board of the Crystallography Open Database, http://www.crystallography.net, Oregon; 7Department of Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

2:45 PM KK1.5
The Nanoscience Undergraduate Education (NUE) Program at James Madison University Brian H Augustine, Barbara A Reisner and Kevin L Caran; Department of Chemistry, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:15 PM *KK1.6
A New Vision for Research and Education on the Societal Implications of Nanotechnology: The Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University. Daniel Sarewitz and Ira Bennett, Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

3:45 PM KK1.7
Visualizing the Nanoscale Landscape: A Project of the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net). Tom Rockwell; The Exploratorium, San Fransisco, California.

4:00 PM KK1.8
Planting Seeds: Including Nanotechnology Education into Engineering Curricula. John A. Jaszczak1 and Bruce E. Seely2; 1Physics, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan; 2Social Sciences, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan.

4:15 PM KK1.9
Nanotechnology, Biology, Ethics and Society: Overcoming the Multidisciplinary Teaching Challenges. Linda Vanasupa1, Matthew Ritter2, Barbara Schader7, Katherine Chen1, Richard Savage1, Peter Schwartz3, Lynne Slivovsky5, Dianne Long4 and Jacqui Isaacs6; 1Materials Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California; 2Biological Sciences, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California; 3Physics, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California; 4Political Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California; 5Electrical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California; 6Mechanical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts; 7Library Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California.

4:30 PM *KK1.10
Nanotechnology in Society Education: Teaching the Mental Habits of Social Engineers and Critical Citizens. Clark A Miller1 and Sarah Pfatteicher2; 1La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin; 2College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin.
 

 

SESSION KK2: Poster Session: Education in Nanoscience and Engineering

 Chair: Ray Carpenter
Wednesday Evening, April 19, 2006
8:00 PM
Salons 8-15 (Marriott)


KK2.1
Undergraduate MEMS-Nano Courses for Everyone. Azad Siahmakoun1,4, Thomas Adams2,4, Edward Wheeler3,4 and Scott Kirkpatrick1,4; 1Physics and Optical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech., Terre Haute, Indiana; 2Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech., Terre Haute, Indiana; 3Electrical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech., Terre Haute, Indiana; 4MEMS & Microfabrication Laboratory, Rose-Hulman Inst. of Tech., Terre Haute, Indiana.

KK2.2
Abstract Withdrawn

KK2.3
Development of Computer Game Based Instruction: The Periodic Table Game Leigh McKenzie1,3, Brenda O'Neil1,3, Garry Warren1,4, Nancy Earnest5, Tim Bryant5 and Martin Gerard Bakker1,2; 1Center for Materials for Information Technology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; 2Department of Chemistry, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; 3Admiral Moorer Middle School, Eufala, Alabama; 4Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; 5Center for Communication and Educational Technology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

KK2.4
Nanotechnology and Modern Teaching of Gibbs Thermodynamics Michael Grinfeld, Weapons and materials Research Directorate, US Army Research Laboratory, AberdeenProving Ground, Maryland.

KK2.5
A “Bottom-Up” Approach to Interdisciplinary Engineering Education in Nanotechnology. S. J. Lee1, E. L. Allen2 and L. He3; 1Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, San Jose State University, San Jose, California; 2Chemical & Materials Engineering, San Jose State University, San Jose, California; 3Electrical Engineering, San Jose State University, San Jose, California.

KK2.6
Abstract Withdrawn 

KK2.7
Templated Syntheses for Formation of Student Accessible Nano and Microstructures Leigh McKenzie1, Brenda O'Neil1, Roger Campbell2, Jason Manning1,2 and Martin Gerard Bakker1,2; 1Center for Materials for Information Technology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; 2Department of Chemistry, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

KK2.8
Abstract Withdrawn 

 

SESSION KK3: The University NUE and Mathematics Perspectives

 Chairs: Nancy Healy and Harry Kroto
Thursday Morning, April 20, 2006
Room 2009 (Moscone West)
8:30 AM *KK3.1
Infusion of Nanotechnology in Chemistry Courses Through Laboratory Designed Vertical Threads Delana A Nivens and Will E Lynch; Chemistry and Physics, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia.

9:00 AM KK3.2
Including Nanoscale Investigations in Undergraduate Physics Laboratories at all Levels of the Curriculum. Kurt Vandervoort, Asif Hyder and Stephanie Barker; Physics, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California.

9:15 AM *KK3.3
Calculus and Differential Equations for Engineering and Applied Sciences Michael Oehrtman, Mathematics and Statistics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

9:45 AM *KK3.4
Nanoscience, Nanoengineering and Nanotechnology Education at Colorado State University - Pueblo. Nebojsa I Jaksic, Engineering, Colorado State University - Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado.

10:15 AM BREAK

10:30 AM *KK3.5
Teaching & learning in nanoscale science & engineering: A focus on social & ethical issues and K-16 science education. Aldrin E. Sweeney, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida.

11:00 AM KK3.6
The Network for Computational Technology NanoHUB: a Multidisciplinary Resource for Research and Education in Computational Nanotechnology. Elizabeth Gardner1 and Mark Lundstrom2; 1Chemistry, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas; 2Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

11:15 AM KK3.7
Realtime Nanostructure Imaging for Teaching Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. A.V.G. Chizmeshya1, J. Drucker1,2, Renu Sharma1 and R.W. Carpenter1; 1Center for Solid State Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; 2Department of Physics and Astronomy, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

11:30 AM *KK3.8
An Overview of Efforts to Improve Mathematics and Science Education for a Technical Society. Marilyn Carlson, Mathematics and Statistics, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

SESSION KK4: Major Laboratory Collaborations and Industry Perspectives

 Chairs: Marie-Isabella Baraton and Sudipta Seal
Thursday Afternoon, April 20, 2006
Room 2009 (Moscone West)
1:30 PM *KK4.1
The DOE Nanoscale Science Research Centers and Education. Julia M. Phillips, Physical, Chemical & Nano Sciences Center, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2:00 PM KK4.2
The Partnership for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) Collaborative at California State University, Los Angeles. Frank Anthony Gomez, Chemistry, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

2:15 PM KK4.3
Strengthening Nanoscience Education through Multidisciplinary Collaborations. Ronald M Cosby, Physics & Astronomy, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

2:30 PM KK4.4
Efforts to Implement a Ph.D. degree program in “Nanoscale Science” at UNC Charlotte Jordan Poler1, Bernadette Donovan-Merkert1, Angela Davies4, Mahnaz El-Kouedi1, Thomas Schmedake1, Stuart Smith2 and Ed Stokes3; 1Chemistry, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina; 2Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina; 3Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina; 4Department of Physics and Optical Science, UNC Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina.

2:45 PM KK4.5
Teaching NSET at a University with a Nanomaterials-Based Materials Research Science and Engineering Center Robert Cammarata, Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:15 PM *KK4.6
Nanotechnology Education: The Pennsylvania Approach. Stephen Fonash, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.

3:45 PM *KK4.7
Nanotechnology and Nanobiotechnology Education: Providing Desired Talents for the Knowledge Economy. Jingyue Liu, Chemistry & Animal Ag Technology, Monsanto Company, St. Louis, Missouri.

4:15 PM *KK4.8
Nanoscience for Information Technology. Hans Coufal, Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California.

SESSION KK5: Important International Perspectives on NSET Education

 Chairs: Wolfgang Braue and Jimmy Liu
Friday Morning, April 21, 2006
Room 2009 (Moscone West)
8:30 AM *KK5.1
European Activities in Nanoscience Education. Marie Isabelle Baraton1, Raymond Monk2 and Renzo Tomellini2; 1SPCTS UMR CNRS 6638, University of Limoges, Limoges, France; 2European Commission, DG Research, Brussels, Belgium.

9:00 AM KK5.2
Nanochemistry: The Development and Implementation of a New Graduate Elective at the Middle Eastern Technical University in Turkey. Michael W Pitcher, Chemistry, METU, Ankara, Turkey.

9:15 AM KK5.3
A University Curriculum in Engineering Nanoscience - The Inverted-T Strategy. Knut Deppert, Rune Kullberg and Lars Samuelson; Physics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.

9:30 AM KK5.4
Approach To An Interdisciplinary Bionanotechnology Education Program: International Network Perspective. Ashok Vaseashta1, Joseph Irudayaraj2, Sherri Vaseashta1, Ioan Stamatin3 and Arzum Erdem4; 1Nanomaterials Processing & Characterization Laboratories, Department of Physics & Graduate Program in Physical Sciences, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia; 2Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana; 33 Nano & Alternative Energy Sources Research Center, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Physics, Bucharest- Magurele, Bucharest, Romania; 4Analytical Chemistry Department, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey.

9:45 AM BREAK

10:00 AM *KK5.5
Nano ST in China and in Tsinghua University Jing Zhu, Dept. of Material Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

10:30 AM KK5.6
An Undergraduate Nanotechnology Course for a Class of Mixed Majors in Taiwan. Chu Chen1, Song Lin2 and Katherine Chen3; 1NTHU, Hsinchu, Taiwan; 2National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan; 3Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

10:45 AM *KK5.7
Training Young Minds for Nanoscience and Technology: Issues and Challenges. Kamanio Chattopadhyay, Department of Metallurgy, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

11:15 AM *KK5.8
Education and Research on Nano-science and Nano-technology in Meijo Nano-Factory. Hiroshi Amano, Materials Science and Engineering, Meijo University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan.

11:45 AM KK5.9
Advanced Inter-/Multi-disciplinary Graduate-level Programs for Education, Research and Training in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Offered in Osaka University. Tadashi Itoh2,1, Hisazumi Akai3,1, Hisahito Ogawa1, Wilson Agerico Tan Dino1, Satoshi Ichikawa1, Masato Ara1 and Hiroaki Matsui1; 1Organization for the Promotion of Research on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan; 2Department of Materials Engineering Science, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan; 3Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan.


 

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