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  • Nanotechnology

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Find out how researchers in nanotechnology and quantum materials are transforming computing, medicine, communication, biological imaging, and more.

Check the Gordon Current Science & Technology Center screens for schedules. Email for details or to request a topic.

Developed and presented with support from the National Science Foundation via the Center for Integrated Quantum Materials, QSTORM Research Collaborative, Scalable Nanomanufacturing, Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, and the NISE Network.


Upcoming Topics May Include:

  • Dazzling Diamond and the Quantum Revolution: Diamonds are valued for their beauty and hardness, and now they may also hold the key to our future in quantum computing and sensing!
  • The Future of Computing with Quantum Materials: We’ve seen computers get smaller, faster, and more powerful, but we’re reaching the limits of silicon… Now researchers are trying to figure out what comes NEXT.
  • Making Molecular Movies with QSTORM: Discover how researchers are using cutting-edge imaging technologies to capture the actions of the tiniest molecular machines inside living cells.
  • Bioengineering a Cancer Treatment: Learn how researchers are using nanotechnology to better diagnose and treat cancer.
  • From Chemical Engineer to Cancer Warrior: Follow the inspirational story of Dr. Jessica Winter, a chemical engineer and cancer survivor on a mission to get her discoveries out of the lab and into the hands of doctors


Approximately 20 minutes


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Recommended for: Grades 6 – 12 and adults

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