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2008 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

March 24-28, 2008 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Jeffrey C. Gelpey, Robert J. Hamers, Paul Muralt, Christine A. Orme

Symposium OO : The Role of Lifelong Education in Nanoscience and Engineering

2008-03-25   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Diana Palma Georgia Institute of Technology
Larry Bell Museum of Science
Robert P. H. Chang Northwestern University
Renzo Tomellini European Commission

Symposium Support

Asylum Research Corp
CYTEK Industries
FEI Co
Georgia Inst of Technology
Hitachi High Technologies America
JEOL USA Inc
National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN)
Small Times Magazine/Penn Well Corp
SPECS Technologies Corp
Super
OO1: How Nano Knowledge Implementation
Session Chairs
Robert Chang
Tuesday PM, March 25, 2008
Room 3016 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - OO1.1
Impact of Nanoscale Science and Engineering Education on Society.

Paresh Ray 1
1 Chemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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9:45 AM - OO1.2
Curricular Changes in High School Chemistry and Physics Based on Findings From the Nanoscience Survey Instrument.

Nathan Unterman 1 2 , Marcel Grdinic 2 , Eric Hagedorn 3 , Lincoln Lauhon 4
1 National Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 Science Department, Glenbrook North High School, Northbrook, Illinois, United States, 3 Physics, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, 4 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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10:00 AM - **OO1.3
Dialogue-Based Public Engagement with Nanotechnology.

Chris Toumey 1
1 USC NanoCenter, Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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10:30 AM - OO1.4
Nanotechnology E-Book for Students and Professionals.

Samiha Mourad 1 , Darrell Niemann 2
1 Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California, United States, 2 Department of Electrical Engineering, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara , California, United States

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10:45 AM - OO1
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11:15 AM - **OO1.5
Learning Opportunities for Nanoscience and Engineering through a Materials Perspective.

Katherine Chen 1 , Denise Drane 2 , Valerie Maynard 2 , Robert Chang 2
1 Materials Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, United States, 2 NCLT (National Center for Learning & Teaching in Nanoscale Science & Engineering), Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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11:45 AM - OO1.6
Education Partnerships at the Bio/Nano Interface.

Ethan Allen 1 , Mehmet Sarikaya 1
1 , University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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12:00 PM - OO1.7
The NANOLAB: An Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Science and Engineering Laboratory at The University of Texas at Austin.

Andrew Heitsch 1 , Damon Smith 1 , Shawn Coffee 1 , Navneet Salivati 1 , John Ekerdt 1 , Brian Korgel 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Texas - Austin, Austin, Texas, United States

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12:15 PM - OO1.8
Making Measurements With a LEGO SPM.

Nathan Unterman 1 2 , Marcel Grdinic 2 , Lincoln Lauhon 3
1 NCLT, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 Science Department, Glenbrook North High School, Northbrook, Illinois, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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12:30 PM - OO1.9
Pilot Community College Science Outreach Programs.

Kristin Black 1 , Eduardo Cervantes 3 , Anthony Chuma 2 , Gillian Eade 2 , Ryan Kershner 2 , Sung Ho Kim 2 , Dennis Law 2 , Tiffany Reardon 4 , Joseph Sly 2 , Curtis Frank 1 , Charles Wade 2 1
1 Center on Polymer Interfaces and Macromolecular Assemblies (CPIMA), Stanford Univeristy, Stanford , California, United States, 3 Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA), Gavilan College, Gilroy, California, United States, 2 , IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California, United States, 4 Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA), Skyline College, San Bruno, California, United States

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12:45 PM - OO1.10
Producing a Societal Awarenss of Nanoscience and Technology Starts in High School With the Influence of Outreach Programs.

Pamela Rasmussen 1 2 , Steve Wignal 2 3
1 , Raymond Central High School, Raymond, Nebraska, United States, 2 MRSEC, University of Nebraska , Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 3 , Seward High School, Seward, Nebraska, United States

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