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1st Annual KY Nanotechnology Symposium

Symposium Details

NOVACenter Nondestructive Analysis CenterMarch 30-31, 2012
Western Kentucky University
Carroll Knicely Center, Bowling Green, KY 42101

Bringing together micro and nanotechnology researchers within the South and Midwest regions, Western Kentucky University, KY EPSCoR and the KY NanoNet are pleased to present the 1st Annual KY Nanotechnology Symposium which will be held March 30-31, 2012 at WKU in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The symposium is open to all scientists, engineers and students from a wide range of disciplines involved in microtechnology, nanotechnology and advanced materials. The symposium also promises to expand the awareness of core facilities that exist within the region and cultivate new research collaborations. Presentations focused on advanced material synthesis, metrology and characterization, devices, education, and core facilities will highlight the symposium.

Scope of the 1st Annual KY Nanotechnology Symposium

  • Initiatives in University micro/nano programs, courses, outreach, and industry interactions
  • Government – University micro/nano research programs/collaborations
  • Core facilities within the Kentucky NanoNet
  • Advanced materials synthesis and processing
  • Metrology and Characterization
  • Education and Outreach
  • Devices

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Todd Hastings, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Kentucky
  • Kenneth Herwig, Spallation Neutron Source, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Dr. Kevin Walsh, Samuel T. Fife Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Director of Lutz Microfabrication at University of Louisville, KY
  • Dr. Takeshi Egami, Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Tennessee
  • Dr. Aniketa Shinde, Education/Outreach Coordinator, WVNano Initiative
  • Dr. John D. Williams, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alabama in Huntsville


General Chair

Edward J. Kintzel, Jr., Ph.D.
Director, WKU NOVA Center
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
Western Kentucky University
270-745-NOVA (6682)

Organizing Committee

Dawn Wientjes, Bowling Green
Louis Strolger, Bowling Green
Cathleen Webb, Bowling Green

Technical Committee

Dayakar Penumadu, UT-Knoxville
Kenneth Herwig, ORNL/SNS
Kevin Walsh, Univ. Louisville
Adam Rondinone, ORNL/SNS
Martin Klein, Ellcie
Hong Luo, SUNY at Buffalo
Gang Cao, Univ. Kentucky


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