KEYNOTE AND INVITED SPEAKERS


Keynote Addresses
(Preliminary List)



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Dr. Robin Staffin
biography

Director for Basic Research
Office of the Deputy Under Secretary for Laboratories and Basic Sciences
U.S. Department of Defense

will speak on

“ DoD Basic Research ”




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Mr. John Miller
biography

Director
U.S. Army Research Laboratory

will speak on

“ Opportunities & Challenges in Micro & Nanotechnology
Development for the U.S. Army ”




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Colonel Michael O'Keefe
biography

Deputy Director
Chemical & Biological Technologies
U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency

will speak on

“ DTRA's Science & Technology Goals ”




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Dr. Dennis Polla
biography

Microsystems Technology Office (MTO)
U.S. Defense Advanced Research Project Agency

will speak on

“ NEMS - Building the Future from the Inside Out ”




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Dr. Masakazu Aono
biography

Director General
Nanomaterials Laboratories (NML)
National Institute for Material Science (NIMS)
Tsukuba, Japan

will speak on

“ Atomic, Ionic & Molecular Devices for Nanoelectronics ”



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Prof. Michael Lee Roukes
biography

Professor of Physics, Applied Physics & Bioengineering
California Institute of Technology

will speak on

“ Advances in NEMS-based Sensing ”



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Prof. Sri Sridhar
biography

Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics
&
Chair of the Physics Department
Northeastern University

will speak on

“ Nanoscale Optics with Negative Index Metamaterials ”



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Prof. Gregory Timp
biography

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

will speak on

“ Manipulating and Sensing Biomolecules
with Nanoscale Semiconductors ”





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Prof. Michael S. Strano
biography

Charles and Hilda Roddey Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering Department
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

will speak on

“ Near Infrared Fluorescent Optical Sensors
Based on Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes:
Multi-Modal Fingerprinting
& Single Molecule Detection ”



Invited Presentations
(Preliminary List)



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Dr. Ryan White
biography

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of California, Santa Barbara

will speak on

“ Folding-Based Electronic Biosensors ”





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Prof. Francisco J. Arregui
biography

Electric and Electronic Engineering Department
Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain

will speak on

“ Interfacing to Electrical and Optical Sensors
Based on Nanostructured Materials ”





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Prof. John A. Rogers
biography

Flory-Founder Chair in Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign

will speak on

“ Printing Approaches and Semiconductor Nanomaterials
for 3D Electronics and Photonics ”





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Dr. Richard Claus
biography

President
Nanosonic Inc.
Blacksburg, Virginia

will speak on

“ Self-Assembled Nanostructured Molecular
Electronic Devices & Sensors ”





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Dr. Madan Dubey
biography

Research Physical Scientist
Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate
U.S. Army Research Laboratory

will speak on

“ New frontiers in Nanotechnology:
Science and Technology of Interfaces
in Integrated Nanodevices ”





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Prof. James M. Tour
biography

Chao Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Computer Science
Professor of Mechanical and Material Science
Rice University
Smally Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology

will speak on

“ Graphitic Devices Made By Scalable Chemical Vapor Deposition Atop Silicon ”





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Prof. Richard W. Siegel
biography

Director, Rensselaer Nanotechnology Center
Robert W. Hunt Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

will speak on

“ Directed Synthesis and Assembly of Hierarchical
Materials from Nanoscale Building Blocks ”





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Prof. Xiaolin Lei
biography

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences

will speak on

“ Nonlinear Theory of Radiation-Induced
Magnetotransport in a DC-Driven
Two-Dimensional Electron System ”





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Prof. Laszlo Kish
biography

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Texas A&M University

will speak on

“ Fluctuation-Enhanced Sensing for Biological Agent Detection & Discrimination ”





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Prof. Brian LeRoy
biography

Department of Physics
University of Arizona

will speak on

“ Scanning Probe Microscopy of Nanostructures ”





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Dr. Frank Vollmer
biography

Biofunctional Photonics Group
The Rowland Institute of Harvard

will speak on

“ Label-Free Detection of Single Virions &
Their Accumulation Using Microcavities ”





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Prof. Serge Luryi
biography

Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
State University of New York at Stony Brook

will speak on

“ Nonhysteretic Phenomena in the Metal-Semiconductor
Phase-Transition Loop of Vanadium Dioxide Films
for Bolometric Sensor Applications ”





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Prof. Bruce Dunn
biography

Nippon Sheet Glass Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
University of California, Los Angeles

will speak on

“ Three-Dimensional Battery Architectures for Micropower Applications ”





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Prof. Alex Rimberg
biography

Department of Physics and Astronomy
Dartmouth College

will speak on

“ Near Quantum-Limited Operation of
a Charge-Sensitive Electrical Amplifier ”





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Prof. Stephen Tse
biography

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Rutgers University

will speak on

“ Synthesis of RE-Doped c-BN and c-GaN
Nanopowders for Photonic Applications ”





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Dr. Kerry Bernstein
biography

Principal Engineer
Applied Research Associates Inc.

will speak on

“ A Benchmark Perspective on New Nanoarchitectures ”





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Prof. Muhammad Ashraful Alam
biography

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Purdue University

will speak on

“ Sensors for Integrated Nanosystems ”





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Prof. Song Jin
biography

Department of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison

will speak on

“ Screw Dislocation Driven Nanowire Growth
and Its Applications in
Solar Energy Conversion and Nanoelectronics ”





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Dr. Aleksandr Noy
biography

Staff Scientist &
Theme Leader at the Physical and Life Sciences Directorate
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

will speak on

“ Bionanoelectronic Devices Based on 1D-Lipid Bilayers
on Nanotube and Nanowire Templates ”





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Prof. Mathias M. Schubert
biography

Department of Electrical Engineering
University of Nebraska, Lincoln

will speak on

“ Generalized Terahertz to Ultraviolet Ellipsometry
in Nanoscience: Optical, Electrical and Structural
Properties of Glancing Angle Deposited
Hybrid Nanostructures ”





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Prof. Chunlei Du
biography

Institute of Optics & Electronics
Chinese Academic of Sciences

will speak on

“ Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Nanosensor ”





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Dr. Shawn Dirk
biography

Sandia National Laboratories

will speak on

“ Fast Vapor Sensing Using Chemiresistors Functionalized
with Metal Nanoparticle loaded Silicate Matrixes ”





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Dr. Shashi Karna
biography

Weapons & Materials Research Directorate
U.S. Army Research Laboratory

will speak on

“ Hybrid Nano and Bio-Nano Materials ”





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Prof. David Ricketts
biography

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

will speak on

“ Materials and Devices for Hybrid CMOS Circuits:
Expanding the Functionality of Nanoscale CMOS ”



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