Aug 7, 2017
Staff of the Northwestern University's Atomic and Nanoscale Characterization Experimental Center (NUANCE) went on a retreat July 28th to reflect on the current and future status of NUANCE in the broader context of science, engineering, and society as a major nanotechnology facility in Midwest.
Jul 21, 2017
Northwestern Materials Science and Engineering graduate student publishes work in the Journal of the American Chemical Society in July.
Jul 7, 2017
Yue Li, Applied Physics graduate student in the Dravid group, had her research on chemical fixation on the cellular nanostructure published in Elsevier Inc.
May 12, 2017
The Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental Resource hosted their annual Spring Meeting at the William Eckhardt Research Center on the University of Illinois’ Chicago campus.
Apr 24, 2017
Researchers in the Department of Material Science and Engineering at Northwestern University are developing and testing a sodium-selenium battery. They found that sodium reacts faster and charges rapidly without losing capacity. And sodium is highly available in earth in the form of sea salts.
Apr 10, 2017
John Ciraldo, Research Associate for Northwestern University’s Micro/Nano Fabrication Facility (NUFAB), was invited to the 2017 National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure Atomic Layer Deposition/Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition (NNCI ALD/MOCVD) Symposium at Stanford University April 6-7th.
Mar 21, 2017
Prof. Oliver Brand and Dr. Nancy Healy, representatives from the NNCI Coordinating Office, visited the SHYNE Resource facilities at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago.
Mar 10, 2017
The Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental (SHyNE) Resource had the opportunity to participate in Pittcon 2017 which took place March 6th through March 9th.
Jan 25, 2017
The Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental (SHyNE) Resource partnered with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to host the annual Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NSE) Grantees Conference. The two-day conference took place December 12 – 13th and explored development, research, and challenges in the nanoscale field.
Jan 23, 2017
Northwestern scientists are developing a new 3D printable rendition of a simple material which might hold the key to regenerating bone to treat accidents or birth defects such as cleft palate.
Jan 19, 2017
Prof. Vinayak Dravid, Director of Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental (SHyNE) Resource, attended the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) Annual Meeting at Georgia Tech in Atlanta last week. Prof. Dravid presented the first year SHyNE results to the program directors and staff from the NSF and the other 15 NNCI sites.
Dec 2, 2016
The Northwestern University/Art Institute of Chicago Center for Scientific Studies in the Arts (NU-ACCESS) and Art History Department held an Open House Friday, December 2nd, which included tours of the Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental Resource (SHyNE) facilities used in art and science research collaboration
Nov 9, 2016
Students from Mundelein High School’s Nanotechnology and Research class toured the Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental Resource (SHyNE) facilities to understand nanotechnology research and application at the university level.
Oct 7, 2016
The Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental Resource (SHyNE) partnered with the International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) to offer tours of the SHyNE facilities and instrumentation.
Aug 4, 2016
This week, graduate students from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism toured the NUANCE, NUCAPT and SHyNE facilities.
Jul 25, 2016
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) had its annual meeting last week, July 16-19 in Chicago. Soft and Hybrid Nanotechnology Experimental (SHyNE) Resource was at the convention held at McCormick Place to promote its facilities and bring in external users.
Jul 20, 2016
Tuesday, July 26, SQI Core Facilities will be hosting their “Rising Stars of SQI” lectures in the Baldwin Seminar Room at the Northwesterns Chicago Campus.