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Conversations With Cabrera - Susan Lozier

In this installment, Georgia Tech President Ángel Cabrera chats with Susan Lozier, the new dean of the College of Sciences, on diversity, mentoring, their first six months on campus,…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 5th, 2021 2 plays 0  

Paul Joseph - Introduction to Susan Thomas (NanoFANS)

*** Susan Thomas' presentation was not recorded due to containing unpublished research. This is Dr. Paul Joseph's introduction only. *** Engineered Biomaterials Reveal Viral Immunity…

From  Katie Gentilello on June 13th, 2020 1 plays 0  

Paul Joseph - Introduction to M.G. Finn (NanoFANS)

*** M.G. Finn's presentation was not recorded due to containing unpublished research. This is Dr. Paul Joseph's introduction only. *** Virus-Like Particle Approaches to Coronavirus…

From  Katie Gentilello on June 13th, 2020 1 plays 0  

Mikkel A. Thomas - Etching at GT-IEN: A Review of Processes and Equipment

Etching is one of the fundamental building blocks of microelectronic fabrication. Removing material through chemical or physical means is an essential skill found in most microelectronics…

From  Katie Gentilello on June 8th, 2020 23 plays 0  

Richard Shafer - Laser Micromachining at GT-IEN

The Institute of Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN) Laser Micro-machining Laboratory has been in operation since 2014. The mission of the laser micro-machining laboratory is to provide the…

From  Katie Gentilello on May 26th, 2020 26 plays 0  

Hang Chen - Photolithography at GT-IEN: An Overview of Processes and Equipment

Photolithography has always been the most important technique in microelectronics fabrication. It uses light to transfer a geometric pattern from a photomask (also called an optical mask) to a…

From  Katie Gentilello on May 18th, 2020 17 plays 0  

Gabe Kwong - Point-of-Care Diagnostics via DNA-Based Isothermal Amplification and Paper Test

The current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has highlighted the importance for rapid testing to track and contain the outbreak of infectious diseases. Current tests rely on RT-qPCR which requires a thermocycler…

From  Katie Gentilello on May 14th, 2020 23 plays 0  

Devin K. Brown - Elionix ELS-G100 100 kV Electron Beam Lithography System - Enabling Nanotechnology

The Elionix ELS-G100 is a direct write electron beam lithography system that uses a 100 kV acceleration voltage and a 1.8 nm spot Gaussian beam to achieve nanometer scale resolution. The Elionix…

From  Katie Gentilello on May 11th, 2020 41 plays 0  

Philip Santangelo - RNA-based Drugs for Treating Influenza and SARS-CoV-2

RNA-based drugs for treating influenza and SARS-CoV-2 will be discussed. In particular, I’ll talk about why we make drugs based on synthetic mRNA and why RNA based drugs make sense for treating…

From  Katie Gentilello on May 7th, 2020 35 plays 0  

Aniruddh Sarkar - Microscale Tools for Biomarker Discovery and Electronic Point-of-Care Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases

Current worldwide challenges in scaling COVID19 diagnosis underscore the need for developing inexpensive point-of-care diagnostics for infectious diseases. The heterogeneity of the disease – a…

From  Katie Gentilello on May 5th, 2020 34 plays 0  

Paul Joseph - Soft Lithography Methods of Fabrication

Soft lithography (SL) refers to a family of techniques for fabricating or replicating structures using elastomeric stamps, molds, and conformable photomasks. Fabrication of microfluidic devices by SL…

From  Katie Gentilello on May 1st, 2020 35 plays 0  

Paul Joseph - Southeastern Nanotechnology Infrastructure Corridor (SENIC) - A Regional Research Resource

The Southeastern Nanotechnology Infrastructure Corridor (SENIC) is one of 16 members of the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI), a network of academic user facilities serving…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 29th, 2020 34 plays 0  

Nicholas Weaver - Reflections on Internet Surveillance

Six years ago Edward Snowden leaked a massive trove of internal NSA documents detailing the operation of the US government’s electronic surveillance system. The overall systems described a…

From  Timothy Hynes on April 27th, 2020 93 plays 0  

Daniel Russo - Global Optimality Guarantees for Policy Gradient Methods

Policy gradients methods are perhaps the most widely used class of reinforcement learning algorithms. These methods apply to complex, poorly understood, control problems by performing stochastic…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 13th, 2020 19 plays 0  

Jeffrey Skolnick - The Possible Origin of the Biochemical Function of Proteins and its Implications for the Origin of Life

Computational Systems Biology & Bioinformatics including the development of algorithms and their application to proteomes for the prediction of protein structure and function, the prediction of…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 13th, 2020 11 plays 0