The Nanoscale Effects in Tribology (NET 2011) Meeting will address the advances occurring in nanoscale tribology, providing attendees the opportunity to network, and discuss trends and future developments.
Today, Flanders' ambitious brain research that may lead to better diagnosis and treatment of brain disease, new prosthesis technologies for patients with a disability, a new generation of more intelligent robots, etc. switches into higher gear.
Researchers at Hewlett Packard and the University of California, Santa Barbara, have analysed in unprecedented detail the physical and chemical properties of an electronic device that computer engineers hope will transform computing.
A special issue on Advanced Microelectronics Technologies is published in Volume 54, Issue 5 of SCIENCE CHINA: Information Sciences, in May, 2011. The issue contains 14 invited papers contributed by some leading researchers and internationally renowned experts in the field of microelectronics in both industry and academic from all over the world.
Dr. Shadi Shahedipour-Sandvik, Associate Professor of Nanoengineering at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE), received the UAlbany Award for Excellence in Research on May 3, recognizing her for exceptional research over a sustained number of years.
Die Bundesanstalt fuer Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin (BAuA) unter Mitwirkung des Verbandes der chemischen Industrie (VCI), des Bundesverbandes der Deutschen Industrie e. V. (BDI) und des Bundesministeriums fuer Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) startet eine zweite Fragebogenaktion zu Taetigkeiten mit Nanomaterialien in Deutschland. Ein pragmatischer Ansatz fuer eine offene Risikokommunikation steht dabei im Mittelpunkt.
Research teams are trying different approaches within the nanotechnological field to improve water membrane technologies. One of these is to improve water purification by using nature's own water-transporting channels, aquaporins. However, constructing suitable membranes for industrial processes is a challenge.