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November 15, 2007

MIT Webcast "it's a small world... innovations in nanotechnology"

Have you wondered what MIT is doing in the hot field of nanotechnology? Join with other alums as the MIT Alumni Association, in conjunction with regional Clubs, hosts a Web cast and reception for alumni around the world. "it's a small world… innovations in nanotechnology" will feature a panel of three MIT faculty members from a variety of disciplines and research areas discussing the various aspects of Nanotechnology and the ways in which MIT is paving the way in this field.

"How Things Fail: Molecules, Bones, Airplanes, and the Earth Itself"

Prof. Markus Buehler
Esther and Harold E. Edgerton Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (photo by Donna Coveney)

"Strictly on the Surface: Nanocoatings"

Prof. Karen Gleason
MIT '82, SM '82, Alexander and I. Michael Kasser Professor of Chemical Engineering Department of Chemical Engineering, Associate Director, Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies

"High Efficiency Thermophotovoltaic Systems Using Photonic Crystals"

Prof. John Kassakian
MIT'65, EE '67, SM '67, SCD '73, Director of the Laboratory for Electomagnetic and Electronic Systems (LEES) and Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2007

Time: 6:30 PM - Refreshments
          (If there is sufficient interest we may be able to tour the Drexel nanotechnology labs)
         7:30 - Web cast

Location: Drexel University, Philadelphia
         Bossone Building, Room 303
         On the south side of Market Street between 31st and 32nd Streets
         On-line Map & Directions

Cost: $15 for MIT alums and their guests
        $0 for Drexel faculty, students, staff
        $15 for Other non-affiliated guests

Reservations: via MIT Infinite Connection

For Questions: Lucie Wilkens, 610-444-3242
         e-mail: l.s.wilkens@alum.mit.edu

MIT event Web site

Posted by webmaster at November 15, 2007 07:00 PM