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Institute Mission                                                                                           Frequently Asked Questions

• To identify and promote important areas of nanotechnology, and to create new areas of focus which will augment current nanotechnology research and development by universities, industries and government.
• To train future and practicing engineers, scientists and educators in the emerging areas of nanotechnology, nano-engineering, nano-mechanics, and nano-materials.
• To exchange new ideas, disseminate knowledge and provide valuable networking opportunities for researchers and leaders in the field.

Courses in 2010:
February 7-10, 2010
"NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology (NEMB2010)", to be held at the JW Marriott in Houston, TX
NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology (NEMB2010)

April 24 - 25, 2010
"Micro and Nano Scale Phenomena in Tribology", to be held at the Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, California
Details to follow

Previous Courses:

From Nanoparticals to Nanocomposites: Processing, Performance and Toxicity
held at University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Multiscale Science Based-Modeling and Simulation and Experimental Validation on Enabling Materials
held at Northwestern

High-Rate Nanomanufacturing
held at Northwestern
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Energy Challenge and Nanotechnology
held at Northwestern

Inspiring the Coalescence of Fundamental and Application Specific Functional Nanomaterial Development

held at Northwestern

Foundational Interrogation Modalities and Novel Applications Forged at the Intersection of       Micro/Nanotechnology and Medicine
held at UCLA

Science Fundamentals for Nano-and Bio-Mechanics of Materials
Micro and Nano Devices with Applications to Biology and Nanoelectronics

Nanoscale Mechanics, Bio-inspired Hierarchical Structures, and Potential Applications
Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, and Green Manufacturing for Creating Sustainable Technologies

Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Nano Mechanics and Materials
Surface Engineering and Coatings

Nanoscale Mechanical Characterization - The Theory and Practice of Contact Probe Techniques
Nanoscale Design of Materials