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Materials of interest include Fullerenes (C60), Multi and single-walled carbon nanotubes, Nano-silver, Aluminum oxide, Sediment, Terrestrial, Coatings

US Army to Explain Military Interest in Nano Materials at Major Nanotechnology Conference This Week

Dallas, TX | Posted on September 30th, 2008

Military interest in nanotechnology has long been know and understood, but for scientists who have hoped for interest in C60, the Army's call for fullerenes is a welcome surprise. Before his death nearly three years ago, Rick Smalley, lamented to reporters that "we still haven't found a use for Bucky-Ball (C60)." Smalley led the team back in 1985 that discovered the Buckminster Fullerene, as C60 it is formally known, and shared the Nobel Prize for it.

Dr. Jacob Stanley of the U.S. Army R&D will explain military needs at nanotxUSA'08 this Thursday, October 2, at the Hyatt Regency Dallas convention hotel during International Nanotechnology Week.

Stanley will cover Nano Aluminum with goals to characterize physical/chemical interactions between engineered nanomaterials and environmental media.  Also to establish computational approach for predicting relevant characteristics (persistence, fate, toxicology) and developements to replace/enhance existing explosives, coatings and industrial abrasives, polishing of optics and jewelry, and drug delivery.

Stanley's abstract lists five primary areas to support the Army and the Corps:

Warfighter Support - geospatial information; system development; operational support; force protection; and force projection and sustainment

Installations - transformation; operations; and environmental issues

Environment - remediation and restoration; land planning, stewardship and management; threatened and endangered species; and cultural resources

Water Resources - infrastructure, water resources, environmental issues, and navigation; and flood control and storm damage reduction

Information Technology - informatics; geospatial technologies; computational services; high performance computing applications

More about Dr. Stanley and his presentation can be read at:
nanotx.biz/index.php?content=speakersEnergy#jstanley

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About nanoTX USA’08
Conference/Trade Expo with Global Partner nano tech Japan, highlights advances in nanoscience, explains how nanotechnology is being used today and how it will impact a broad range of industries tomorrow, including: electronics, energy, aerospace, defense, biomedicine, robotics, chemicals and more. nanotxUSA has established a reputation for delivering solid content, compelling panel discussions, early-stage investment opportunities and a world-class roster of presenters. The signature Nobel Laureate Legends cocktail hour, dedicated to the memory of Jack Kilby, Rick Smalley, and Alan MacDiarmid, continues this year in its fine networking tradition.

Highlights of nanotxUSA’08 at a GLANCE

Charismatic Leadership

〈 Dr. Tadashi Sasaki, Japanese Business Legend
Here on business relations tour
〈 Dr. Eric Drexler, keynoting
Internationally renowned nanotech business leader, Wired Magazine says “coined word nanotechnology”
〈 Stan Ovshinsky, keynoting
Time Magazine’s Hero of the Planet, and Japan’s American Hero
〈 Bill Kroll, keynoting
Matheson Tri-Gas, Tayio Nippon Sanso Corp., others
〈 Prof. Mauricio Terrones, keynoting
IPICyT (Mexico) Leader, National Laboratory for Nanoscience Research
〈 Dan Vilenski, Featured Business and Commercialization topics
Isreali Nanotechnology Initiative
More Speakers
〈 International Nanotechnology Week
100 Specialists to speak from world Nanotechnology hot spots. See lineup at website <http://www.nanotxUSA.com>www.nanotxUSA.com
〈 Panels: Safety/Trends/Finance/Investing
NANO-SAFETY & Risk Management Panel, Investing in Nanotechnology Panel, Nanotechnology & Society Panel, Workforce Development Panel, Accelerating Nanotechnology Commercialization Panel
〈 Nanotech 101—An Overview of Nanotechnology for Non-techies
Taught by Austin Community College

Special Events


〈 Nobel Laureate Legends Cocktail Reception
Important networking opportunities first evening of event
Exhibits
〈 Breakthrough Technology Revealed by Leading Firms
Many exhibitors have chosen nanotxUSA’08 to unveil dramatic developments
〈 New Product Demos
Long-time business alliances of complementary firms to be nurtured, established
〈 $200Million Texas Emerging Technology fund in action
Visit with the incubators making it happen and firms that are succeeding with the fund’s help, such as Optisense, in booth number 502.

〈 Numbers of Major Organizations and Associations

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