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Fundamentals of Nanoscale Science and Engineering - Spring 2004

CH 4800 - CM 4990 - MEEM 4990 - MY 4970 - PH 4999 - SS 4000
Primary Instructors: Bruce Seely, John Jaszczak and Gerry Caneba
GTA: Erin Timms ectimms@mtu.edu

Time: Monday evenings 7-8 PM
Place: Fisher 139

Course Information | Posted Assignments | Link Assignments | Lecture Materials


Course Information

Updated March 2, 2004

Syllabus - Weeks 1-15

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE READ THE DESCRIPTION OF THE RESEARCH PROJECT ASSIGNMENT BELOW. PLEASE EMAIL YOUR TOPIC SELECTION TO PROFESSORS JASZCZAK, SEELY, OR CANEBA.


Posted Assignments

Updated Feb. 24, 2004

Class Research Project

First Assignment


Link Assignments

Updated Jan. 12, 2004

Nanotechnology: Shaping the World Atom by Atom
   Mirror Copy of Brochure, 2.5M, PDF
   HTML Version - Text Only


Lecture Materials

Updated May 11, 2004
Note: Lectures may be in PPT or PDF format, whichever is smaller.

***** Lecture Week 15 *****

Nano-Solutions to a Tera-Challenge: Energy
   April 29 Lecture, MTU Access Only, 6.9M, PDF

Doug Lowndes , "Nano-Solutions to a Tera-Challenge: Energy"
   Thursday, April 29, 7:30 pm, Fisher 139

There is also a Physics Colloquium in the afternoon:

Doug Lowndes , "Catalytically Controlled Growth and Assembly of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanofibers: Basic Studies and Nanotechnology Applications"
   Thursday, April 29, 4:00 pm, Fisher 139

 

***** Lecture Week 14 *****

Rosalyn Berne, "The Ethical Dimensions of Nanotechnology"
   Monday, April 19, 7:00 pm, Dow 641

 

***** Lecture Week 12 *****

Nanotechnology in Medicine and Biomedical Engineering
   April 5 Lecture, MTU Access Only, 1.5M, PDF

 

***** Lecture Week 9 *****

Carbon Nanotubes: Growth, Properties, Applications and Challenges
   March 15 Lecture, MTU Access Only, 2.0M, PDF

Hydrogen Storage
   March 15 Lecture, MTU Access Only, 1.1M, PDF

 

***** Lecture Week 7 *****

Societal Implications of Nanoscale Science & Engineering: Revolution or Nightmare?
   Feb. 23 Lecture, MTU Access Only, 3.4M, PDF

 

***** Lecture Week 6 *****

Societal Implications of Nanoscale Science & Engineering: Ethics
   Feb. 16 Lecture, MTU Access Only, 1.7M, PPT

Jed Macosko, "Force Generating Fingers in HIV: A Study in Nanomachinery"

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 8:00-9:00 pm, M&M U115

 

***** Lecture Week 5 *****

Deb Newberry, "The Next Big Thing is Really Small"
   Feb. 9 Lecture, Flier, 98K, PDF

Newberry to Present Lecture on Nanotechnology
   Feb. 9 Lecture, Press Release, 59K, DOC

Monday, Feb. 9, 7:00-8:00 pm, Dow 641

 

***** Lecture Week 4 *****

Nano-Tools (Nanocharacterization and Nanofabrication)
   Feb. 2 Lecture, MTU Access Only, 881K, PDF

 

***** Lecture Week 3 *****

Fundamentals of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
   Jan. 26 Lecture, MTU Access Only, 6.4M, PPT

 

***** Lecture Week 1 *****

Fundamentals of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
   Jan. 12 Lecture, MTU Access Only, 1.0M, PDF

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