NSF Summer Institute on Nano Mechanics
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Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, and Green Manufacturing for Creating Sustainable Technologies
  Mon. June 20 Tues. June 21 Wed. June 22 Thurs. June 23 Fri. June 24
9:00-10:00
PL1
PL2
EB3
GM1
GM7
10:00-11:00
NE1
NE6
EB4*
GM2
GM8*
11:00-12:00
NE2
NE7*
EB5
GM3
PL4
1:00-2:00
NE3
NE8
EB6
GM4
XXX
2:00-3:00
NE4
EB1
EB7*
GM5*
XXX
3:00-4:30
NE5*
EB2
PL3
GM6
XXX


* Suggested time for a hands-on practicum

 

Plenary Lectures (PL)

PL1 - Engineering the Quality of Life, John Crittenden, Arizona State U (ASU)
PL2 - Sustainability Engineering and Science, John Crittenden, ASU
PL3 - The Sustainable Future City, Kimberly Gray, NU
PL4 - Obtaining NSF Funding, Yip-Wah Chung, NSF

Nanotechnology and the Environment (NE)
Area leader: Wei-Xian Zhang, Lehigh University
Other instructor(s): Kimberly Gray, NU; Teri Odom, NU
The area has 8 1-hour slots, of which I envision 2 are hands-on practicums:
NE1 - Environmental Technologies at the Nanoscale
NE2-3 - Fundamentals of Nanomaterials
NE4 - Nanotechnology for Water and Waste Treatment
NE5 - Methods of Nanoscale Synthesis and Characterization
NE6 - Nanocatalysis
NE7 - Nanotechnology and Energy
NE8 - Nanotechnology and Environment

Environmental Biotechnology (EB)
Area leader: Bruce Rittmann, NU/ASU
Other instructor: Martina Hausner, NU
The area has 7 1-hour slots, of which 2 are hands-on practicums:

EB1 - Introduction to Environmental Biotechnology
EB2 - Microorganisms and Metabolism
EB3 - Microbial Communities
EB4 - Practicum on Observing Microorganisms and Communities
EB5 - Treatment Biotechnology
EB6 - Capturing Resources
EB7 - More Environmental Biotechnologies

Green Manufacturing (GM)
Area Leader: Linda Broadbelt, NU
Other instructors: David Shonnard
The area has 8 1-hour slots, of which 2 are hands-on practicums:
GM1 - Introduction to Green Manufacturing and Environmental Issues
GM2 - Environmentally Conscious Design of Processes
GM3 - Green Chemistry
GM4 - Evaluating Process Performance
GM5 - Practicum in Evaluation
GM6 - Life Cycle Assessment
GM7 - Applications of Molecular Modeling in Green Manufacturing
GM8 - Practicum Green Manufacturing: Resource Recovery