Year 1 Events: 9/08-8/09

*indicates events with video archive and/or extended abstracts

July 15, 2009
UC Micro and Nanoparticle Adhesion to Polymeric Surfaces: AFM Characterization and Antisolvent Surface Modification Techniques
Dr. Reginald Thio, Georgia Institute of Technology
UC Santa Barbara

May 15, 2009

Atmospheric Organic Aerosols
Dr. John Seinfeld, California Institute of Technology
UCLA, Co-sponsorship of Friedlander Seminar



April 22, 2009
Fate and Transport of Metal Oxides Nanoparticles in Aquatic Environments
Dr. Sharon Walker, University of California Riverside
UC Santa Barbara


April 17, 2009
*2009 Working Conference on Nanotech Regulatory Policy

March 31, 2009
Light Scattering for Macromolecular Characterization
Dr. Sigrid Kuebler, Wyatt Technology

February 25, 2009
Environmental Monitoring of Metal-Based Nanomaterials
Dr. Helen Poynton, US EPA
UC Santa Barbara

February 24, 2009
*Greener Nanoscience: Designing Safer Products and Cleaning Processes
Dr. Jim Hutchison, University of Oregon
For video streaming go here


February 20, 2009
West Coast Water Technology Workshop, CNSI Building • UCLA
The workshop consisted of two parts. A morning session devoted to presentations of Water technology issues and water technology transfer opportunities and pathways. Presentations were given by invited speakers from major California Water Agencies, Water Districts, Industry, and the WaTeR Center. The afternoon session consisted of a series of breakout sessions resulted in summaries of recommended actions. The intent of the workshop was to provide participants from government, industry and academia with the opportunity to explore means of developing a productive technology transfer environment

February 13, 2009
Communicating the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology, or, Can the Tiny Stuff Kill You?     Dr. David Paulson, Michigan State University
UC Santa Barbara

February 12, 2009  
The Impact of Stabilized and Non-Stabilized Nickel Hydroxide Nanoparticles on Mesquite Plants
Dr. Jorge Gardea-Torresday, University of Texas El Paso
UC Santa Barbara


January 26, 2009
Widely Spreading Small News
William Roger Witherspoon, Environmental Journalist
UC Santa Barbara

January 22, 2009  
The Role of Oxidative Stress in the Pathogenesis of Particle-Induced Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disease
Dr. Andre Nel, University of California, Los Angeles


October 30, 2008  
Keeping Our Competitive Edge – Equipping the Next Generation of Leaders in Nanoscience
Dr. Robert Chang, Northwestern University


October 16, 2008
Macromolecule – Nanoparticle Interactions and the Effect on Surface Coatings on Nanoparticle Toxicity
Dr. Greg Lowry, Carnegie Mellon University



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