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NANOTECHNOLOGY

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Topic 6:

Thursday, January 22 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

What is nanotechnology? Described as the science of technology constructed on a small scale using single molecules and atoms, nanotechnology is considered controversial because of its possible uses and its capabilities. Read more by clicking these links:

Bar opens at 6:30 p.m.
Discussion begins at 7:00 p.m., with nanotechnology expert Dr. Dennis Clougherty.

Dr. Dennis Clougherty received his S.B. degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering, his S.M. degree in Electrical Engineering, and his Ph.D. in Physics from MIT. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physics, University of California-Santa Barbara with Professor Walter Kohn (1998 Nobel laureate), and he has had visiting appointments at MIT, University of California-San Diego, Harvard University, University of Texas at Austin, and the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara. He joined the faculty of the University of Vermont in 1992. Dennis has conducted outreach programs at Edmunds School as well as ECHO with Nanoscience Programs.

 

Dr. Dennis Clougherty, Physics Professor, University of Vermont
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