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NNCI Outstanding Staff Member Awards

The "Outstanding NNCI Staff Member" award is intended to acknowledge the significant efforts by NNCI site staff who endeavor to provide excellent service and support to all network users. For 2018 the winners are...
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Generation Nano 2018 Winners

NSF announces 2018 winners for Generation Nano: Superheroes Inspired by Science. Middle school and high school students will present their winning entries at the 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival. (Image Credit: Joy from St. Andrew's Episcopal School)
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Science Outside the Lab

Science Outside the Lab (June 3-9) brings a small cohort of graduate student scientists and engineers to Washington, D.C. to explore the relationships among science, innovation, and policy. The goal is to expose participants to as many different viewpoints as possible and help them understand how people and institutions influence and learn from science. Apply now (due date March 2).
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Nanotechnology: A Maker's Course

RTNN faculty, staff, and students have launched a free online course on nano-fabrication and characterization tools and techniques. Through instruction and lab demonstrations, this course gives students a rich understanding of the capabilities of nanotechnology tools, and how to use this equipment for nano-scale fabrication and characterization.
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Celebrate National Nanotechnology Day

National Nanotechnology Day is an annual event featuring a series of community-led events and activities on or around October 9th to help raise awareness of nanotechnology, how it is currently used in products that enrich our daily lives, and the challenges and opportunities it holds for the future. This date, 10/9, pays homage to the nanometer scale, 10-9 meters.

CNF 40th Anniversary and Annual Meeting--Announcement and Invitation

Everyone is invited to join CNF for our 40th anniversary Annual Meeting, Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Cornell in Ithaca, NY.  We will have a full day of invited talks by prominent national and international scientists covering a broad range of topics, looking back at the development of nanotechnology over the last 40 years and forward to new vistas for nanotechnology in the future.

Where in the World is the NNCI?

As you attend scientific and technical conferences throughout the year, find out where you can connect with NNCI sites through exhibit booths and/or symposia.

Science Outside the Lab - Applications Now Open

Science Outside the Lab brings a small cohort of graduate student scientists and engineers to Washington, D.C. to explore the relationships among science, innovation, and policy. This customized one week version is sponsored by the NSF funded Nanotechnology Collaborative Infrastructure Southwest (NCI-SW) and will be led by Dr. Jameson Wetmore. Program dates are June 4 – 10, 2017 and applications deadline is March 10, 2017.
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NNCI Summer Internship Programs Now Accepting Applications

Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) programs are an excellent way for undergraduates to become acquainted with scientific research and graduate student life. Most NNCI sites are offering REU-like programs for summer 2018 as part of their education and outreach efforts.

Generation Nano Contest

The National Science Foundation and the National Nanotechnology Initiative are excited to continue Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes! This competition asks high school students to choose a societal area to focus on and then design nanotechnology-enabled gear for an original superhero.

SENIC Announces Seed Grants

The Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology at Georgia Tech has announced the winners for the 2016 Fall Seed Grant Awards. The primary purpose of the IEN Seed Grant is to give first or second year graduate students in various disciplines working on original and un-funded research in micro- and nano-scale projects the opportunity to access the most advanced academic cleanroom space in the Southeast.
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