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