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MIT to spend big to make stuff small

| April 29, 2014

The Boston Globe reports on a new $350m building at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology called MIT.nano which will double the size of the Institute’s nanoscale research facilities. Ahmed A. Busnaina, Ph.D. was interviewed for commentary on the new building: Ahmed Busnaina, director of the NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing at Northeastern, said that nanotechnology […]

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CMC at SEMATECH Surface Preparation and Cleaning Conference

| April 23, 2014

Ahmed A. Busnaina, Ph.D., Director of the NSF Center for Micro and Nano Contamination Control (CMC) at Northeastern University, together with Northeastern University graduate students and staff from MTPV Power Corporation, will present at the 2014 SEMATECH Surface Preparation and Cleaning Conference (SPCC), held in Austin, TX on April 22-24. The SEMATECH SPCC is an […]

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Sir Harold Kroto, Nobel Laureate, Visits CHN

Sir Harold Kroto, Nobel Laureate, Visits CHN

| April 17, 2014

On April 14, 2014, Sir Harold Kroto, co-winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of fullerenes, visited the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing at Northeastern University. Pictured above is Sir Harold Kroto with his wife, Margaret Kroto; Ahmed A. Busnaina, Ph.D.; Jacqueline Isaacs, Ph.D.; and Ahmed and Jacqueline’s research groups.

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The biggest problem on the planet

The biggest problem on the planet

| April 17, 2014

Sir Harold Kroto, co-winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, gave a talk on Tuesday, April 15 on the topics of science, society, and education. InSolution, Northeastern University’s research blog, covers the talk: A couple months ago the National Science Foundation released some surprising stats about what Americans do (and don’t) know. One in […]

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A beautiful, peculiar molecule

A beautiful, peculiar molecule

| April 15, 2014

The NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing hosted Sir Harold Kroto, co-winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, for a talk on Monday, April 14 on his discovery. News@Northeastern covers the talk: “Carbon is pecu­liar,” said Nobel lau­reate Sir Harold Kroto. “More pecu­liar than you think.” He was speaking to a standing-​​room-​​only audi­ence that filled […]

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Guest Lecture by Ahmed Busnaina, Ph.D., at the Technical University of Sofia

Guest Lecture by Ahmed Busnaina, Ph.D., at the Technical University of Sofia

| March 27, 2014

Ahmed Bus­naina, Ph.D., the William Lin­coln Smith Pro­fessor and director of the NSF Nanoscale Sci­ence and Engi­neering Center for High-​​rate Nanoman­u­fac­turing at North­eastern, delivered a guest lecture in February 2014 for the opening of the new robotics laboratory at the Technical University of Sofia, Branch Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The topic of the lecture was the Scalable Nanoscale Offset Printing […]

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April 15, 2014 – Science, Society and Education

April 15, 2014 – Science, Society and Education

| March 15, 2014

A conversation with a Nobel Prize winner:  Science, Society & Education When: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 4:00 – 6:00 PM Where: Raytheon Amphitheatre, Egan Research Center Speaker: Sir Harold Kroto, Nobel Laureate What:    A Nobel Prize Winner Discussses Science, Society, and Education We have reached a watershed in that the human race now confronts […]

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April 14, 2014 – Carbon in Nano and Outer Space

April 14, 2014 – Carbon in Nano and Outer Space

| March 15, 2014

Nobel Prize winner to speak on NU’s Boston campus – Carbon in Nano & Outer Space Part of the President’s Profiles in Innovation Speaker Series When: Monday, April 14, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 PM Where: Raytheon Amphitheatre, Egan Research Center Speaker: Sir Harold Kroto, Nobel Laureate What: Carbon in Nano and Outer Space The Nobel Prize […]

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April 5, 2014 – NanoDays at the Museum of Science, Boston

April 5, 2014 – NanoDays at the Museum of Science, Boston

| March 26, 2014

CHN and the Museum of Science will be celebrating NanoDays and you’re invited! Join us on Saturday, April 5th from 11am to 3pm for our annual NanoDays event highlighting the tiny and amazing world of nanoscale science and engineering. Featuring CHN faculty member, Joey Mead from UMass Lowell, as a guest speaker on our Gordon […]

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March 13, 2014 – ASME Boston Event: Nanoscale Offset Printing Process for Printing of Electronic Devices, Sensors, Energy Harvesting, and Composite Structures Applications

| March 12, 2014

Ahmed A. Busnaina, Ph.D., William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor and Director of NSF Center for High-Rate Nanomanufacturing to speak at ASME Boston event at Northeastern University Registration and Payment through ASME Boston event site When: Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT) What: Join ASME Boston on Thursday, March 13 as […]

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