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October 6, 2015

An article by Sarah C. Larsen and Sean E. Lehman entitled “Zeolite and mesoporous silica nanomaterials: greener syntheses, environmental applications and biological toxicity” is in the top 10 most accessed Environmental Science: Nano articles in June 2015. The article discusses zeolite and mesoporous silica nanomaterials with emphasis on connections to the environment. Specifically, the topics of greener syntheses, environmental applications and biological toxicity are addressed.

October 6, 2015

University of Iowa and other nationally recognized researchers call for fundamental research in environmental health and safety studies of nanomaterials (NanoEHS).  An article entitled “NanoEHS – defining fundamental science needs: no easy feat when the simple itself is complex” was just published in Environmental Science: Nano.

August 3, 2015

The 2015 NNI REU program students presented posters at the 10th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Conference in the Iowa Memorial Union on July 29, 2015.

June 16, 2015

Nine undergraduate students from the University of Dubuque, Harry S Truman College, Aquinas College, Iowa State University, Ohio Northern University, Washington and Lee University, University of Nebraska, Agnes Scott College and Gustavus Adolphus are participating in the NNI summer REU program 2015. They are working in labs across campus with Tori Forbes, Eric Nuxoll, Vicki Grassian, Syed Mubeen, Amanda Haes, David Cwiertny, Allan Guymon, Sarah Larsen, Aliasger Salem and Jennifer Fiegel. Please welcome our visiting students!

February 24, 2015


Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Symposium: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Environmental and Health Aspects

Co-sponsored by: Environmental Health Sciences Research Center and Department of Chemistry, The University of Iowa

Friday April 10, 2015
W128 CB, The University of Iowa, 251 North Capitol Street, Iowa City, Iowa