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The podcast that explores specific examples of nanotechnology. From the Stories from the NNI family of podcasts!

Nano Matters Andrew Pomeroy, Lisa Friedersdorf

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The podcast that explores specific examples of nanotechnology. From the Stories from the NNI family of podcasts!

    Using Nanotechnology to Improve the Performance of Batteries

    Using Nanotechnology to Improve the Performance of Batteries

    In this episode of the “Nano Matters” podcast, Tod Pascal, Assistant Professor of NanoEngineering and Chemical Engineering at the University of California, San Diego, discusses his work on improving the performance of batteries by using various nanomaterials.

    If you would like to learn more about nanotechnology, go to nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov.

    Closed captioning is provided on our YouTube channel. For this episode, go to: https://youtu.be/jUcrci3VvOU

    CREDITS

    Special thanks to:
    Tod Pascal
    University of California, San Diego

    Produced by:
    Andrew Pomeroy

    Music:
    Inspirational Outlook by Scott Holmes
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Sc...
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this podcast are those of the guest and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office or United States Government. Additionally, mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by any of the aforementioned parties. Any mention of commercial products, processes, or services cannot be construed as an endorsement or recommendation.

    • 12 min
    Using Nanomaterials to Develop Highly Sensitive Sensors

    Using Nanomaterials to Develop Highly Sensitive Sensors

    In this episode of the “Nano Matters” podcast, Sherine Obare, the Dean of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, discusses her work using nanomaterials to develop highly sensitive sensors that detect contaminants in the environment.

    If you would like to learn more about nanotechnology, go to nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov.

    Closed captioning is provided on our YouTube channel. For this episode, go to: https://youtu.be/2Qa-QHhxGMw

    CREDITS

    Special thanks to:
    Sherine Obare
    North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    Produced by:
    Andrew Pomeroy

    Music:
    Inspirational Outlook by Scott Holmes
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Sc...
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this podcast are those of the guest and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office or United States Government. Additionally, mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by any of the aforementioned parties. Any mention of commercial products, processes, or services cannot be construed as an endorsement or recommendation.

    • 12 min
    Controlling Internal Bleeding with Nanoparticles

    Controlling Internal Bleeding with Nanoparticles

    In this episode of the “Nano Matters” podcast, Erin Lavik, Professor of Chemical, Biochemical, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, describes how she and her team have developed nanoparticles to control internal bleeding resulting from traumatic injuries.

    If you would like to learn more about nanotechnology, go to nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov.

    Closed captioning is provided on our YouTube channel. For this episode, go to: https://youtu.be/zcUSiswDDV0

    CREDITS

    Special thanks to:
    Erin Lavik
    University of Maryland, Baltimore County

    Produced by:
    Andrew Pomeroy

    Music:
    Inspirational Outlook by Scott Holmes
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Sc...
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this podcast are those of the guest and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office or United States Government. Additionally, mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by any of the aforementioned parties. Any mention of commercial products, processes, or services cannot be construed as an endorsement or recommendation.

    • 9 min
    Developing Nanostructured Polymer Membranes for Various Applications

    Developing Nanostructured Polymer Membranes for Various Applications

    In this episode of the “Nano Matters” podcast, Chinedum Osuji, the Eduardo D. Glandt Presidential Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses his work developing nanostructured polymer membranes for a variety of applications, including water purification, battery improvement, and chemical separation.

    If you would like to learn more about nanotechnology, go to nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov.

    Closed captioning is provided on our YouTube channel. For this episode, go to: https://youtu.be/taw_Emvg8Xo

    CREDITS

    Special thanks to:
    Chinedum Osuji
    University of Pennsylvania

    Produced by:
    Andrew Pomeroy

    Music:
    Inspirational Outlook by Scott Holmes
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Sc...
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this podcast are those of the guest and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office or United States Government. Additionally, mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by any of the aforementioned parties. Any mention of commercial products, processes, or services cannot be construed as an endorsement or recommendation.

    • 11 min
    Developing Sustainable, High-Performance Polymers from Lignin

    Developing Sustainable, High-Performance Polymers from Lignin

    In this episode of the “Nano Matters” podcast, Thomas Epps, III, the Allan and Myra Ferguson Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware, discusses his work developing sustainable, high-performance polymers from lignin, an organic compound present in plants.

    If you would like to learn more about nanotechnology, go to nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov.

    Closed captioning is provided on our YouTube channel. For this episode, go to: https://youtu.be/S68W0640rfM

    CREDITS

    Special thanks to:
    Thomas Epps, III
    University of Delaware

    Produced by:
    Andrew Pomeroy

    Music:
    Inspirational Outlook by Scott Holmes
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Sc...
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this podcast are those of the guest and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office or United States Government. Additionally, mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by any of the aforementioned parties. Any mention of commercial products, processes, or services cannot be construed as an endorsement or recommendation.

    • 10 min
    Using Nanotechnology to Design Wear-and-Forgettable Biosensors

    Using Nanotechnology to Design Wear-and-Forgettable Biosensors

    In this episode of the “Nano Matters” podcast, Nanshu Lu, Associate Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Texas at Austin, discusses her work using nanotechnology to design wear-and-forgettable biosensors that can monitor a person’s health.

    If you would like to learn more about nanotechnology, go to nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov.

    Closed captioning is provided on our YouTube Channel. For this episode, go to: https://youtu.be/MxJGRYtUviI

    CREDITS

    Special thanks to:
    Nanshu Lu
    University of Texas at Austin

    Produced by:
    Andrew Pomeroy

    Music:
    Inspirational Outlook by Scott Holmes
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Sc...
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this podcast are those of the guest and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office or United States Government. Additionally, mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by any of the aforementioned parties. Any mention of commercial products, processes, or services cannot be construed as an endorsement or recommendation.

    • 7 min

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