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November 16, 2015

The Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Institute announce Professor Karen Wooley, W. T. Doherty-Welch Professor Chair and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Texas A&M University as this year's symposium keynote speaker!

November 9, 2015

Associate Professor David Cwiertny has been named the new director of the Environmental Policy Research Program of the UI Public Policy Center. Cwiertny is an executive committee member of the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute, an associate professor in civil and environmental engineering and a core faculty member in the campus wide Water Sustainability Initiative.

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.