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CHN at NT4D Conference

| September 7, 2013

Directors and staff from the CHN will be participating in the Nanotechnology for Defense Conference in Phoenix, AZ in November. Known as NT4D, this conference brings together established researchers from the academic community, senior managers of government research initiatives and leaders of industrial research programs. Exhibitors at the conference included the CHN at Northeastern, the […]

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Team Spotlight:  Jackie Isaacs

Team Spotlight: Jackie Isaacs

| July 15, 2013

Jackie Isaacs, Ph.D. is Associate Director of the Center and a professor of mechanical and industrial engineering.  For the past 18 months, she has also served as Acting Chair of Northeastern’s Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department. Dr. Isaacs leads the research thrust on societal implications of nanotechnology, addressing the impact and ramifications of nanomanufacturing technology. […]

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Sept 12 – New England Nanotechnology Association

Sept 12 – New England Nanotechnology Association

| July 3, 2013

The third meeting of the New England Nanotechnology Association is on September 12, 2013, at Northeastern University’s Kostas Center in Burlington, MA (about 20 miles North of Boston). Like the prior meetings, this breakfast event will attract representatives from industry, academia, government as well as law firms, venture firms and other service providers. Registration will […]

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Recent CHN PhD in Pitch-a-thon

Recent CHN PhD in Pitch-a-thon

| July 3, 2013

Asanterabi Malima, a 2013 graduate from the Center and co-founder of Biolom, a diagnostic biosensor company, presents at the Pitch-a-thon, during which ventures had five minutes to present their business to a group of investors. For up-​​and-​​coming entre­pre­neurs, per­haps the most impor­tant make-​​or-​​break moment is the one when they have the oppor­tu­nity to pitch their busi­ness […]

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June 26 – Reception & Tour for the Nanotech Community

June 26 – Reception & Tour for the Nanotech Community

| June 18, 2013

The Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing at Northeastern University is having an open house on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 from 4-6 pm. Led by Dr. Ahmed Busnaina, the Center is focused on efforts to develop new technologies and process and to strengthen the nanomanufacturing industry.   Expected participants include business leaders at Triton Systems, Draper Labs, EnvironCorp, BAE Systems, Nypro, Lockheed, […]

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ASME awarded CHN students the outstanding paper award

ASME awarded CHN students the outstanding paper award

| June 11, 2013

ASME awarded CHN students the outstanding paper award in the graduate student paper competition at the 2013 ASME Global Congress on Nano Engineering for Medicine and Biology: Asanterabi Malima, Jaydev Upponi. Sivasubramanian Somu, and Ahmed Busnaina. Biosensor for Early Detection of Cardiovascular Disease Biomarkers. Paper Number NEMB2013-93348. Proceedings of the 2013 ASME Global Congress on […]

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Museum of Science podcast on our Biosensor Chip

Museum of Science podcast on our Biosensor Chip

| June 11, 2013

The Museum of Science posted a Current Science & Technology podcast interview about Biolom’s biosensor chip, featuring CHN’s Asanterabi Malima. There are three places to listen to it: Our NanoNerds YouTube channel The Museum’s Website iTunes (We have about 5000 subscribers for MOS’s biweekly podcasts)

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Biolom, a startup created by CHN students, participated in Northeastern University’s IDEA’s pitch-a-thon

Biolom, a startup created by CHN students, participated in Northeastern University’s IDEA’s pitch-a-thon

| June 11, 2013

Biolom, a startup created by CHN students, participated in Northeastern University’s IDEA’s Pitch-a-thon, and was ranked highest for the “quality of the concept” among 19 ventures.

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MSU’s branch of CHN published an article in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.

MSU’s branch of CHN published an article in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.

| June 11, 2013

MSU’s branch of CHN published an article in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., the most prestigious international chemistry journal. [PDF] 

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Large Scale Directed Assembly of Single SWNT for NEMS Switches

Large Scale Directed Assembly of Single SWNT for NEMS Switches

| June 4, 2013

Objective: To conduct wafer level assembly of one single wall carbon nanotube for each nano electromechanical device with a high yield. Approach: Employ dielectrophoretic process to assemble SWNT dispersed in aqueous solution by employing a phase shift power source and stream line jet of N2 gas for the bridge structure of nanodevice template where the electrode […]

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