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This podcast series features voices from the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). Researchers and innovators discuss their work at the nanoscale, the challenges they’ve faced, and how they’ve connected with the NNI. If you want to learn more about nanotechnology, visit www.nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov and check back here for more stories.

This podcast series features voices from the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). Researchers and innovators discuss their work at the nanoscale, the challenges they’ve faced, and how they’ve connected with the NNI. If you want to learn more about nanotechnology, visit www.nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov and check back here for more stories.
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This podcast series features voices from the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI). Researchers and innovators discuss their work at the nanoscale, the challenges they’ve faced, and how they’ve connected with the NNI. If you want to learn more about nanotechnology, visit www.nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov and check back here for more stories.

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@NNInanonews

Language:

English


Episodes

NASA’s Game-Changing Technologies: A Conversation with Mike Meador

4/15/2019
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In this special 15-year anniversary episode of Stories from the NNI, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, Director of the NNCO, speaks with Dr. Mike Meador, Program Element Manager for Lightweight Materials and Manufacturing for NASA’s Game Changing Technologies Program about the exciting nanotechnology research currently happening at NASA and nanotechnology developments that have taken place at NASA over the past 15 years. In particular, Dr. Meador discusses how research activities around two materials –...

Duration:00:16:04

Making College Work for You: A Conversation with Jennifer Miller

4/8/2019
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In this special 15-year anniversary episode of Stories from the NNI, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, Director of the NNCO, talks with Jennifer Miller, an undergraduate Nanoengineering and Materials Science student at UCSD, about getting started in nanotechnology, capitalizing on opportunities, and building transferable skills for your career while in college. Closed captioning provided on our YouTube channel. Find this episode at: https://youtu.be/otT9pfoGvnE CREDITS Special thanks to: Jennifer...

Duration:00:14:55

From Research to Manufacturing: A Conversation with Mark Tuominen

4/1/2019
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In this special 15-year anniversary episode of Stories from the NNI, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, Director of the NNCO, talks with Professor Mark Tuominen of University of Massachusetts, Amherst, about the path nanotechnology R&D has taken, the many commercial applications of nanotechnology, and the challenges that nanotechnology will likely address in the future. Learn more about nanotechnology at www.nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov. Closed captioning provided on our YouTube channel....

Duration:00:15:06

Surfaces that Stand up to the World: A Conversation with Miguel Galvez, CEO of NBD Nano

3/25/2019
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In this Technology Pathways episode of Stories from the NNI, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, Director of the NNCO talks with Miguel Galvez, CEO of NBD Nano, about his company, their story, and his advice to future entrepreneurs. Closed captioning is provided on our YouTube channel. Find this episode here: https://youtu.be/3lnTTZ_scSg Learn more about nanotechnology at www.nano.gov or email us at info@nnco.nano.gov. CREDITS Special thanks to: Miguel Galvez CEO NBD Nano Music: Corporate Uplifting by...

Duration:00:14:27

Nanotechnology and Workplace Safety: A Conversation with Chuck Geraci

3/18/2019
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In this special anniversary episode of Stories from the NNI, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf (Director of NNCO) talks with Dr. Chuck Geraci (Associate Director for Emerging Technologies at NIOSH) about how NIOSH works with industry to ensure workplace safety, the progress that’s been made in nano EHS over the last 15 years, and areas where nanotechnology can help solve problems in the future. Closed captioning provided on our YouTube channel. Find this episode at: https://youtu.be/RPmPcqVvrq4 CREDITS...

Duration:00:14:34

Changing the World with Nano-Textured Silicon: A Conversation with Marcie Black

3/11/2019
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In this special anniversary episode of Stories from the NNI, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, Director of NNCO, talks to Dr. Marcie Black, CEO and Co-founder of Advanced Silicon Group. Marcie and Lisa discuss the promise of nanotechnology to solve the world’s problems, Marcie’s experience developing her technology, and her thoughts on the NNI. Closed captioning provided on our YouTube channel. For this episode, go to: https://youtu.be/1xG9wO-5Ksg CREDITS Special thanks to: Dr. Marcie Black CEO and...

Duration:00:15:45

Creating Innovative Materials: A Conversation with Martin Ben-Dayan, CEO of MetaShield, LLC.

3/4/2019
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In this episode of Stories from the NNI, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, Director of NNCO, talks with Martin Ben-Dayan, CEO and Founder of Metashield LLC, about his company, the promise of advanced materials, and challenges start-ups face.

Duration:00:14:48

Using Nanotechnology to Clean Water: A Conversation with Pedro Alvarez

2/25/2019
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In this special anniversary episode of Stories from the NNI, Dr. Lisa Friedersdorf, Director of NNCO, talks to Prof. Pedro Alvarez, of Rice University. Pedro and Lisa discuss the role nanotechnology plays in water security, exciting research results and applications, and his thoughts on the NNI.

Duration:00:21:17

Celebrating 15 years of the NNI: A Conversation with Lisa Friedersdorf

2/21/2019
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To celebrate the 15-year anniversary of the NNI, special anniversary episodes of the Stories from the NNI podcast series will showcase experts from academia, government, and industry. This inaugural anniversary episode features a conversation between Lisa Friedersdorf, Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, and Tarek Fadel, Assistant Director of the Marble Center for Cancer Nanomedicine at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer...

Duration:00:10:51