Seminars and Events

Upcoming Seminars/Events

Title: TBA
presented by
Dr. Kristy Kounovsky-Shafer
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Nebraska-Kearney 
Monday,Oct. 13, 2014
 2:30 p.m.
Room 237
Scott Engineering Center
UNL Campus

For those not at UNL, seminars are available via Adobe Connect at https://connect.unl.edu/cnfmseminar/
No password is needed.
All are welcome to attend.

Past CNFM Events

CNFM Seminar at UNL October 2, 2012



"Single molecule force spectroscopy data analysis"

presented by
Dr. Aleksandr Noy,
Senior Research Scientist,
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

CNFM Related Seminars and Colloquia


Date
Speaker/Affiliation
Title
Location/Time
Oct. 13 2014

Kristy Kounovsky-Shafer
UNK Dept. of Chemistry

Title: To Be Announced

2:30 p.m.
237 Scott Engr
Sept. 24 2014

Petra Uhlmann
Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research
Dresden, Germany

Intelligent Surfaces with Polymer Brushes

1:30 p.m.
548 Hamilton Hall
July 10 2014

 
 Baabi Das
 Zansors


Zansors’ Vision into Innovation and Digital Health

1:30 p.m.
W213 Nebraska Hall
June 27
2014

 Lucia
 Fernandez-Ballester
 UNL Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

From Polymer Molecules to Materials: Controlled Morphology and Properties through Processing and Crystallization


2:30 p.m.
W213 Nebraska Hall

May 19 2014

 Alexander Portillo
 Pharmaceutical Sciences, UNMC, Omaha NE

Misfolding and Aggregation of Yeast Prion Protein Sup35p Using Atomic Force Microscopy and Complementary Biophysical Methods

2:30 p.m.
237 Scott
April 18
2014

 Jim De Yoreo
 Pacific Northwest
 National Laboratory

Physical Insights into Nature's Way of Making Materials


3:00 p.m.
112 Hamilton

April 14 2014

  Jason Bartz
  Dept. of Medical Microbiology
  and Immunology
  Creighton University


The role of strain interference in prion evolution


2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
W213 NH

Jan. 8
2014

 Mathias Müller
 Institute of Physics
 Leiden University,
 The Netherlands

Fluorescence spectroscopy of organic molecules on surfaces and near metal nanoparticles


1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
237 SEC

Dec. 16 2013

  Therese McGinn
  Dept. of Biology
  Nebraska Wesleyan
  University

Development of an Electrochemical Immunoassay for Detection of HIVp24 Antigen


2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
W213 NH

Dec. 9
2013

 Yong Mei Chen
 Dept. of Chemistry
 Xi'an Jiaotong   University, China

Hydrogels: from morphology controllable nanoparticles to self-healing materials


2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
237 SEC


Nov. 25,
2013

  Alex Boosalis
 

Bandstructure based analysis of Graphene and HOPG Ellipsometry data in the
VIS-VUV spectral range


2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
237 SEC

Nov. 11,
2013

  S. Ehsan Salamifar


 
 
  Anita J. Zaitouna

Biosensers:
Use of Scanning Electrochemical and Fluorescence Microscopy for Real Time Detection of Reactive Oxygen Species in Prostate Cancer Cells

An antifouling electrochemical peptide
based (E-PB) sensor for the detection of anti-HIV-1 p24 antibodies


2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
237 SEC


Oct. 29,
2013

  Shannon Bartelt-Hunt,
  Yusong Li,
  UNL Dept. of Civil           Engineering

Interaction of environmental contaminants with surfaces: proteins and nanoparticles


2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
237 SEC


Oct. 14,
2013

 
  Jeffry Kelber
 Dept. of Chemistry
 Univ. of North Texas


Direct Graphene Growth on Oxides and Nitrides: Towards Practical Charge and
Spin Devices


4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
136 JH


Oct. 1,
2013

  Scott Darveau,
  Chris Exstrom,
UNK Dept. of Chemistry

Preparation and Studies of Gold Nanoparticles Prepared via Oxalate Reduction of HAuCl4


2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
237 SEC


Sept. 16,
2013

 Theresa Welbourne
 UNL Center for    Entrepreneurship

The Art and Science of Entrepreneuring:
A Path for Today's Scientists


2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
W213 NH


Aug. 23,
2013

  Darin Peev

Imaging Polarimetry on Nanoscaffolds


1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
237 SEC


Aug. 9,
2013

Peter Wilson
Daniel Schmidt, Derek Sekora

Functionalization of Nanoscaffolds: Graphene
ALD


1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
237 SEC

Aug. 2,
2013
Derek Sekora


Thomas Smith


Gilbert Mbah


In-Situ Spectroscopic Ellipsometry of Nanostructured Silicon as High Capacity Electrodes for Lithium-ion Batteries

Electrochemical Formation of Manganese Oxide Nanosheets on Inverse Opal Framework

Designing 3D Graphene Nanostructures

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
237 SEC

July 26,
2013

  Jennifer Gerasimov


In-situ electrodeposition of gold on nanostructured titanium substrates with combined ellipsometric and acoustic characterization


1:30 p.m.
237 SEC


July 19,
2013

  Erika Pfaunmiller,     Charles Rice

Metal Sculptured Thin Films for Ultra-thin Layer Birefringence Imaging Chromatography


1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
237 SEC


July 12,
2013

  Philipp Kuehne,
  Stefan Schoeche

 Brian Rodenhausen

Basic Techniques:
Optical Hall Effect

QCMD


1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
237 SEC


June 28,
2013

  Tadas Kasputis
 

Nanoscaffolds for Gene Delivery


1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
237 SEC


June 21,
2013

 Angela Pannier
 UNL Dept. of Biological    Systems Engineering

Cell and Tissue Engineering 101


1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
237 SEC


June 14,
2013

 Mathias Schubert
 UNL Dept. of Electrical Engineering

Negative Refraction of Light, Superlenses and Cloaking Devices - A Physical Truth
or a Scientific Myth?


1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
136 JH


May 10,
2013

 Stephen Morin
 UNL Dept. of Chemistry

Controlled Crystallization of Functional Nanomaterials on Soft Substrates


1:30 p.m.
237 SEC


Apr. 26,
2013

 Susan Enders
 UNL Dept. of Physics

Mechanics of Soft, Structured and
Biological Materials


12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
237 SEC


Apr. 16,
2013


Paul Ashby
Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Toward imaging membrane protein assembly and dynamics with in-situ
Atomic force Microscopy

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
N129 SEC


Apr. 15,
2013

Ned Bowden
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Iowa

New polymers based on bonds between sulfur and nitrogen for drug delivery and electrical materials


2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
548 Hamilton Hall


Apr. 5,
2013

Tadeusz A Wysocki
UNL Dept. of Computer
and Electrical Engineering

Modeling Biological Processes at NANO-SCALE using Communications Approach


1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
237 SEC


Mar. 29,
2013

Srivatsan Kidambi
UNL Dept of Chemical
and Biomolecular
Engineering

Engineering of Nanostructured Films for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery Applications


1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
237 SEC


Feb. 15
2013

Ravi Saraf
UNL Dept of Chemical
and Biomolecular
Engineering

Nanoparticle Necklaces: A Broad Platform for Hybrid Systems


1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
237 SEC

Feb. 1,
2013

Sean Barry
Dept of Chemistry,
Carleton University

The Chemistry of Coinage Metal Precursors for Atomic Layer Deposition

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
112 Hamilton Hall
Jan. 18,
2013

Vanya Darakchieva
University of Linköping, Sweden

Shedding light on epitaxial graphene by spectroscopic ellipsometry techniques

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
237 SEC
Dec. 3,
2012

Anita J. Zaitouna



Thomas Smith


Design and Fabrication of an Electrochemical Peptide-based Sensor on
an Imidazole-terminated Self-assembled Monolayer for Detection of Ara h 2 Antibodies and HIV-1 p24 Antibodies

Metal-organic frameworks as electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
W213 Nebraska Hall

Nov. 26,
2012

Marcel Junige
TU Dresden
The Atomic Layer Deposition of metals monitored by in-situ Ellipsometry 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
W213 Nebraska Hall

Nov. 19,
2012

Jennifer Gerasimov
Investigating structure-switching aptamer biosensors using electrochemistry with tandem spectroscopic ellipsometry and quarz crystal microbalance

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
W213 Nebraska Hall

Nov. 5,
2012


Ralf Richter
CIC biomaGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain


Combining QCMD, ellipsometry and
imaging techniques for the detailed interrogation of soft and hydrated
surface-confined films

3:00 p.m.
237 SEC


Oct. 22,
2012

Ming Han
 UNL Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Pi-phase-shifted fiber Bragg gratings on micro-fibers for
biosensing applications
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
W213 Nebraska Hall

Oct. 2,
2012


Aleksandr Noy
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Single molecule force spectroscopy data analysis

3:30 p.m.
N129 SEC
Seminar Photo

Oct. 1,
2012

Tino Hofmann

Charles Rice


Generalized Terahertz Ellipsometry: 3D Nanostructure Sensor Applications

3D Nanostructured Thin Film based Ultra-thin Layer Chromatography

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
W213 Nebraska Hall

Sept. 21,
2012

Alex Sinitskii Self-assembly techniques for the
fabrication of ordered micro- and nanostructures
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
W213 Nebraska Hall

Sept. 14,
2012

Alex Boosalis Changes in Graphene Optical Properties Induced by Hydrogen Intercalation 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
237 Scott Engr Center

Aug. 17,
2012


William Jo
Physics
Ewha Womans University Seoul, Korea

A new multiferroic material of (Ga,Fe)2O3 doped with several divalent ions

3:00 p.m.
237 SEC

April 23,
2012


Andrei Kolmakov
Physics Department
Southern Illinois University

Quasi 1D and 2D Metal Oxide Nanostructures in Chemical Sensors and Analytical Systems

3:00 p.m.
237 SEC
Seminar Photo

Mar. 28,
2012


Chris Palmer
Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of Montana, Missoula

Latex Nanoparticles as Pseudostationary Phases for Electrokinetic Chromatography with UV and Mass Spectrometric Detection

2:00 p.m.
112 Hamilton Hall
Seminar Photo

Jan. 20,
2012

Xudong Fan
Biomedical Engineering Dept.,
University of Michigan

Optofluidic Lasers: Principles and Applications 2:00 pm
237 SEC
Nov. 16,
2011
 
Hans Arwin
 Linköping University,   Sweden

Structural Characterization of Cuticles of Scarab Beetles using Mueller-Matrix Spectroscopic Ellipsometry 1:30 pm
129 NH
Nov. 10,
2011

Dmitri Petrovykh
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL), Braga, Portugal

Controlling the Structure and Hybridization of DNA on Surfaces 10:00 am
237 SEC
Oct. 27,
2011

Herbert Wormeester
MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology,
University of Twente. The Netherlands

Ellipsometric study of carbon
contamination and cleaning of EUV
mirrors
3:30 pm
N129 SEC
Seminar Photo
May 6,
2011

Andrii Golovin
Liquid Crystal Institute, Kent State University, Ohio

Electro-Optic Effects in Colloidal
Dispersion of Metal Nano-Rods
1:30 pm, 237 WSEC
Mar. 28,
2011
Graphene Colloquium Featured speaker: Kurt Gaskill, Advanced SiC Epitaxial - U.S. Naval Research Lab, Washington, DC
Controlling Epitaxial Graphene Growth
1:00-4:00 pm,
City Campus Union - Auditorium

 

CNFM Related Upcoming Events


Date
Event/Location
Nov. 6-8, 2014 WoPhyS14 Conference
UNL - Lincoln NE
Nov. 9-14, 2014 AVS 61st International Symposium and Exhibition
Baltimore MD
Nov. 30-Dec. 5, 2014 MRS Fall Meeting
Boston, MA
October 18-23, 2015 AVS 62nd International Symposium and Exhibition
San Jose, CA
April 6-10, 2015 MRS Spring Meeting
San Francisco, CA


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