Nano Portfolio Program Spring 2014 Student Presentations

April 30, 2014
12:00 pmto1:20 pm

Join us on Wednesday, April 30th from 12:00 – 1:20 p.m. for the Doctoral Portfolio Program in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Spring 2014 Student Presentations.  Our spring and summer graduates will present their doctoral research for the chance to win a $500 cash prize!  The session will take place in FNT 1.104, and is open to all who wish to attend.  Refreshments will be served.

Presenters will include:

12:00 – 12:20 p.m.
Eric Titus (Chemistry, PI: Dr. Katherine Willets)
“Evaluating Dipole Point-spread Functions for Super-resolution Fitting of Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering”

12:20 – 12:40 p.m.
Amey Puranik (Chemical Engineering, PI: Dr. Nicholas Peppas)
“Intelligent Nanoscale Hydrogels for the Oral Delivery of Chemotherapeutics”

12:40 – 1:00 p.m.
Xiaobin Xu (Materials Science & Engineering, PI: Dr. Donglei Fan)
“Ultrasensitive Rotary Nanomotors for Controlled Biochemical Release and Detection with Raman Spectroscopy”

1:00 – 1:20 p.m.
Pratixa Joshi (Biomedical Engineering, PI: Dr. Konstantin Sokolov)
“Near-IR Contrast Agents for Molecular Imaging, Cell Tracking and Clinical Translation”