Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors

Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button

Home > Press > Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry-sponsored science pubs going north

Abstract:
The Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry is taking its "science pub" outreach efforts across northeast Oregon, with center co-director David C. Johnson set to talk about nanotechnology in appearances Oct. 1-4, respectively, in Hood River, The Dalles, Pendleton and La Grande.

Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry-sponsored science pubs going north

Eugene, OR | Posted on September 17th, 2012

Part of the mission of the Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry -- a joint effort of the University of Oregon and Oregon State University that is funded by the National Science Foundation -- involves education and outreach beyond its central core of materials research.

Johnson will re-engineer his initial talk, "Nanotechnology: Unveiling the big world of the very small," at the upcoming science pubs, which are presented in a casual format, including trivia and a question-and-answer session, as customers enjoy food and drinks. Johnson gave the talk at Calapooia Brewing Co. in Albany in February. The successful event led to a monthly tradition of science talks on the second Wednesday of each month at the Albany location.

The dates and locations for the upcoming science pubs, which will begin at 6:30 and run about 90 minutes, are:

Monday, Oct. 1, at the Big Horse Brew Pub, 115 State St., in Hood River;

Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Rivertap Pub, 703 E. Second St., in The Dalles;

Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the Prodigal Son Brewery and Pub, 230 SE Court Ave., in Pendleton;

Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Mt. Emily Ale House, 1202 Adams Ave., in La Grande.

The events are open to the public.

Johnson will describe how materials barely a billionth of a meter in size are about to revolutionize such things as computer technology, renewable energy, medicine and building materials.

Johnson oversees the center's educational efforts. He is the UO's Rosaria P. Haugland Foundation Chair in Pure and Applied Chemistry. Outreach efforts eventually will extend throughout Oregon with the goal to not only discuss nanotechnology's promise but also ignite scientific curiosity among potential students and guide them into the rapidly emerging field.

####

About University of Oregon
The University of Oregon is among the 108 institutions chosen from 4,633 U.S. universities for top-tier designation of "Very High Research Activity" in the 2010 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO also is one of two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Office of Communications
1239 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1239
T 541-346-3134

Media Contact:
Jim Barlow
director
science and research communications
541-346-3481


Source:
Andy Bedingfield
director of education and outreach
Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry
and the UO Materials Science Institute
541-346-7540

Copyright © University of Oregon

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

The power of perovskite: OIST researchers improve perovskite-based technology in the entire energy cycle, from solar cells harnessing power to LED diodes to light the screens of future electronic devices and other lighting applications August 18th, 2017

Gold nanostars and immunotherapy vaccinate mice against cancer: New treatment cures, vaccinates mouse in small proof-of-concept study August 18th, 2017

Researchers printed graphene-like materials with inkjet August 17th, 2017

Candy cane supercapacitor could enable fast charging of mobile phones August 17th, 2017

Academic/Education

Two Scientists Receive Grants to Develop New Materials: Chad Mirkin and Monica Olvera de la Cruz recognized by Sherman Fairchild Foundation August 16th, 2017

Moving at the Speed of Light: University of Arizona selected for high-impact, industrial demonstration of new integrated photonic cryogenic datalink for focal plane arrays: Program is major milestone for AIM Photonics August 10th, 2017

Graduate Students from Across the Country Attend Hands-on NanoCamp: Prominent scientists Warren Oliver, Ph.D., and George Pharr, Ph.D., presented a weeklong NanoCamp for hand-picked graduate students across the United States July 26th, 2017

The Physics Department of Imperial College, London, uses the Quorum Q150T to deposit metals and ITO to make plasmonic sensors and electric contact pads July 13th, 2017

Announcements

The power of perovskite: OIST researchers improve perovskite-based technology in the entire energy cycle, from solar cells harnessing power to LED diodes to light the screens of future electronic devices and other lighting applications August 18th, 2017

Gold nanostars and immunotherapy vaccinate mice against cancer: New treatment cures, vaccinates mouse in small proof-of-concept study August 18th, 2017

Researchers printed graphene-like materials with inkjet August 17th, 2017

Candy cane supercapacitor could enable fast charging of mobile phones August 17th, 2017

Events/Classes

FRITSCH Milling and Sizing! Innovations at POWTECH 2017 - Hall 2 Stand 227 August 9th, 2017

Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Innovations in Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy at M&M 2017: New analytical technologies improve workflows for life sciences and materials science researchers August 8th, 2017

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events August 3rd, 2017

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Results July 27th, 2017

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More











ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project