Home > Press > Nanocenter Ribbon-Cutting at Brookhaven National Laboratory
|The Center for Functional Nanomaterials|
Tour facilities, meet scientists at Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Nanocenter Ribbon-Cutting at Brookhaven National Laboratory
Upton, NY | Posted on May 16th, 2007
EVENT: Dedication of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, a state-of-the-art facility opening at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory for the fabrication and study of materials at the nanoscale - on the order of billionths of a meter.
WHEN: Monday, May 21, 2007, beginning at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory - on William Floyd Parkway, one-and-a-half miles north of Exit 68 of the Long Island Expressway, Upton, New York.
DETAILS: U.S. Congressman Timothy Bishop and Patricia Dehmer, DOE's Associate Director of Science for Basic Energy Sciences, will officially open Brookhaven Lab's new Center for Functional Nanomaterials (CFN), one of five nanoscale science research centers funded by DOE's Office of Science. CFN Director Emilio Mendez and Brookhaven Lab Director Samuel Aronson will speak about the CFN's vital role in stimulating nanoscience research in the northeastern U.S.
Scientists from Brookhaven Lab and academic and industrial organizations throughout the Northeast will use the CFN's unique array of tools to explore and develop nanoscale materials aimed at helping the U.S. achieve energy independence. Research areas include: nanostructured catalysts to improve the efficiency of fuel cells and manufacturing processes; technologies based on biological molecules to improve energy conversion and molecular self-assembly; and new electronic materials to improve solar energy conversion and storage devices. Following the dedication, reporters will be offered CFN tours, a lunchtime nanoscience tutorial, and one-on-one interviews with key scientists.
Please RSVP to Karen McNulty Walsh, (631) 344-8350, or Mona S. Rowe, (631) 344-5056.
For more information about the CFN, go to: http://www.bnl.gov/cfn/ .
Note: Members of the media are invited to attend this event. The dedication of the Center for Functional Nanomaterials is not open to the general public.
About Brookhaven National Laboratory
One of ten national laboratories overseen and primarily funded by the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Brookhaven National Laboratory conducts research in the physical, biomedical, and environmental sciences, as well as in energy technologies and national security. Brookhaven Lab also builds and operates major scientific facilities available to university, industry and government researchers. Brookhaven is operated and managed for DOE's Office of Science by Brookhaven Science Associates, a limited-liability company founded by the Research Foundation of State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, the largest academic user of Laboratory facilities, and Battelle, a nonprofit, applied science and technology organization.
Visit Brookhaven Lab's electronic newsroom for links, news archives, graphics, and more: http://www.bnl.gov/newsroom
For more information, please click here
Karen McNulty Walsh
Copyright © Brookhaven National Laboratory
If you have a comment, please Contact
Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
ORNL microscopy pencils patterns in polymers at the nanoscale December 17th, 2014
Pb islands in a sea of graphene magnetise the material of the future December 16th, 2014
Graphene Applied in Production of Recyclable Electrodes December 13th, 2014
A golden thread through the labyrinth of nanomaterials December 12th, 2014
Iranian Scientists Use Nanotechnology to Increase Power, Energy of Supercapacitors December 18th, 2014
Iranian Researchers Produce Electrical Pieces Usable in Human Body December 18th, 2014
Unraveling the light of fireflies December 17th, 2014
First Home-Made Edible Herbal Nanodrug Presented to Pharmacies across Iran December 17th, 2014
Bruker Introduces BioScope Resolve High-Resolution BioAFM System: Featuring PeakForce Tapping for Quantitative Bio-Mechanical Property Mapping December 16th, 2014
TCL Launches World’s Most Advanced TV in the World’s Largest Market: New Quantum Dot TVs with Color IQ™ Optics Deliver OLED-Quality Color at a Fraction of the Price December 15th, 2014
Stanford team combines logic, memory to build a 'high-rise' chip: Today circuit cards are laid out like single-story towns; Futuristic architecture builds layers of logic and memory into skyscraper chips that would be smaller, faster, cheaper -- and taller December 15th, 2014
PETA science consortium to present at Society for Risk Analysis meeting December 10th, 2014