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April 11th, 2010

Uncloaking secrets of small science

Abstract:
Not many people have heard of Wounjhang Park, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at University of Colorado-Boulder.
When asked to provide past press he said, "I don`t have any press."

Park is what you might call, invisible. Which is why it is a rare opportunity to see Park`s demonstration on nanotechnology -- or technology on the microscopic level -- at Saturday`s NanoDays event at the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library. Teens will get a chance to see some of the amazing things the field makes possible -- like cloaking devices.

Park also is working on using nanomedicine to target cancer cells. It`s the kind of groundbreaking work that ought to be well known, but Park still has to work to get noticed -- which is why he suggested NanoDays as part of an educational outreach effort for the National Science Foundation, which funds his research. NanoDays is targeted at children and aims to encourage them to pursue careers in the field, and to let adults know what their tax dollars do.

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