Nanotechnology: Small is Beautiful

February 22, 2012

Northwestern University, Chicago Campus, Hughes Auditorium
303 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL, United States


Nanoscale materials have a great potential for positive societal impact. For example synthesized nanoscale materials and systems can be used to create innovative applications and technologies that solve problems in the biological and medical sciences. This program will highlight the essentials of nanoscale science, engineering, and technology including its history, societal importance and future implications and will discuss the interplay between nanoscale structures, properties and functions.

Mark A. Ratner, PhD., Professor and Chair, Department of Chemistry and CoDirector, Initiative for Sustainability and Energy, Northwestern University;
Milan Mrksich, PhD., Henry Wade Rogers Professor, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University

Discounted parking will be made available at the 222 E. Huron St. garage: Parking Map

Topic Resources:
Using DNA to shape Nanostructures
Electrons, Molecules and The Bigger Picture
How Tiny Nanoparticules are transforming technology

Event Details

What: Nanotechnology: Small is Beautiful

When: Thursday, February 23, 2012
5:00pm Reception & Registration
6:00pm Presentation

Where: Northwestern University Chicago Campus
Hughes Auditorium
303 East Superior


Non member fees: $10 Advance Reg / $15 Door / $5 Student