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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

February 9, 2015

NNI is pleased to announce publication of its 2014/2015 Annual Newsletter. Read news and highlights about NNI work over the past year, including a faculty profile of Syed Mubeen and a staff profile of Sylvia Lee.

January 29, 2015

The paper “Size Matters in the Water Uptake and Hygroscopic Growth of Atmospherically Relevant Multicomponent Aerosol Particles” is highlighted on the ACS Publication website under ACS Editors' Choice.  The paper just published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry shows how the hygroscopic growth of nanoscale particles are distinctly different from microscale particles due to differences in their structure.  This has important implications for the atmospheric impacts of these particles.  The paper is co-authored by Olga Laskina, Holly Morris,

January 23, 2015

NNI gives a warm welcome to Professor Tao Yang visiting from Heibei University in China. Professor Yang is a Ph.D. and Associate Professor of the College of Chemistry and Environmental Science and is visiting the Institute this Spring semester. He is interested in the interaction between nanoparticles and proteins as well as the stability of protein-nanoparticle composites.

Welcome Professor Yang!