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CNSE Community Lecture Series

November 4
Community Lecture Series:
NanoCollege student-led start-ups
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

CNSE students who have launched nanotechnology companies recognized in the statewide New York Business Plan Competition discussed their emerging firms. Presenters represented Empire Biotechnologies, targeting a nano-based solution to prevent tooth decay; Eonic LLC, which is developing next-generation supercapacitors to dramatically increase their performance for hybrid vehicle and smart grid applications; and H+B Secure Technology, which is focusing on software, electronics, and RFID chip technology to combat counterfeit goods.

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November 11
Community Lecture Series: Nano & Energy Efficiency
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

CNSE Associate Professor of Nanoengineering and Presidential Fellow at the SUNY Research Foundation Dr. Shadi Shahedipour Sandvik discussed a number of novel solutions to the challenge of ever-increasing energy demand. In particular, she explained the game-changing potential of III-Nitride-based devices which have a wide variety of applications, including high-efficiency LED lighting, ultraviolet LEDs for water purification and biological agent detection, quantum computing, and astronomy.

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November 18
Community Lecture Series: Nano & Cardiovascular Disease
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

CNSE Associate Professor of Nanobioscience Dr. Mohamed Trebak discussed his latest research which was recently featured in Science Signaling and Circulation Research journals for its importance and broad interest to the medical community. His work has major implications for cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide, which includes cardiac disease, atherosclerosis, and hypertension.

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November 25
Community Lecture Series: Dr. Alain Kaloyeros

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

CNSE Senior VP & CEO Dr. Alain Kaloyeros discussed the emergence of nanotechnology, its growing impact on all facets of society, and the growing global leadership of CNSE and New York State in the science that is “leading to the next Industrial Revolution.”

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