2010 CNMS User Meeting

Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

September 14, 2010

Chestnut Ridge Campus of Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, Tennessee


Oral Session I: Origins of Functionality at the Nanoscale

Prof. John Robertson, Cambridge University “How Spectroscopic Data Aids Growing Carbon Nanotubes for Applications”

Prof. Susan Trolier-McKinstry, Pennsylvania State UniversityGlobal and Local Measurements of Nonlinearity in Films for Piezoelectric MEMS Applications

Xiaoting Jia, Massachusetts Institute of Technology “STM and STS Studies of CVD Grown Graphene Nanoribbons”


Oral Session II: Functional Polymer Architectures

Prof. Maciej Radosz, University of Wyoming “Phase Behavior of Model Block Copolymers in Near Critical Solutions: Toward Self-Assembled Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery”

Dr. Vivek Prabhu, National Institute of Standards and Technology “Photoresist Latent and Developed Images as Probed by Neutron Reflectivity Methods: From Polymers to Molecular Resists”

Prof. Michael Hickner, Pennsylvania State University “Poly(thiophene)/Carbon Nanotube Composites for Solar Cells”


Oral Session III: Understanding Emergent Behavior

Dr. David LaVan, National Institute of Standards and Technology “Bionanotechnology: Cell Mimics as a Measurement Tool”

Dr. Rosa Di Felice, National Research Council, Modena, Italy Computational Investigation of Modified DNA

Prof. Sharon Weiss, Vanderbilt University “Nanostructured, High Surface Area Materials for Sensing Applications”


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