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Micromagnetic-DEP Tweezers for Studying Fibronectin Fragment Mechanics - Lizhi Cao

A variety of tools are available for studies of single molecule biophysics, these include: atomic force microscopy (AFM), optical and magnetic tweezers, biomembrane force probe (BFP), among other…

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Control of Si Nanowire Structure via Surface Chemistry - Naechul Shin

An ability to engineer the structure of semiconductor nanowires is essential for tuning their optical, electrical, and thermal transport properties. While manipulation of growth conditions offers…

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The Olympic City - Jon Pack, Gary Hustwit

Since 2008, photographer Jon Pack and filmmaker Gary Hustwit have sought out the successes and failures, remnants and ghosts of the Olympics in cities including Athens, Barcelona, Mexico City, Lake…

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Single-Walled Aluminosilicate Nanotubes: Emerging Materials for Separations and Renewable Energy Technology - Dun-Yen Kang

Synthetic single-walled metal oxide (aluminosilicate) nanotubes (SWNTs) are emerging materials for a number of applications involving molecular transport and adsorption due to their unique pore…

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The Fear of Backwardness and How to Cure It - Leon Krier

Inaugural Academy of Medicine lecturer, famed architect and urban planner Leon Krier, speaks on "The Fear of Backwardness and How to Cure it". …

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Engineering Delight - Jane Wernick

As structural engineers we have the responsibility not only to make sure our designs stand up, but also to consider the effect that they have on the built environment and those who experience…

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Problem Solving Using Light and Electron Microscopy - Rich Brown

Using a combination of microscopical techniques, Rich applies polarized light microscopy (PLM), Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy, (FTIR), confocal Raman microscopy, (CRM), scanning…

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Lecture & Demonstration / Young Guru - Gimel Keaton (Young Guru)

Grammy winning, hip-hop audio engineer Young Guru, who engineered 10 of Jay-Z’s 11 albums, returned to Georgia Tech on Tuesday, March 5 for a far-reaching discussion on hip-hop and its history,…

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Materials “Alchemy”: Chemical Transformation of 3-D Macro-to-Microscale Structures into Replicas Tailored for Catalytic, Optical, Energy, and Aerospace Applications - Ken Sandhage

Nature provides remarkable examples of microscale structures with complex three-dimensional (3-D) morphologies and finely-patterned features formed by living organisms. For example, intricate 3-D…

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Young Guru and Nettrice Gaskins - Young Guru, Nettrice Gaskins

Digital Media PhD student Nettrice Gaskins had the opportunity to interview with Young Guru and moderate questions on March 5, 2013 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in the Clough Commons 4th floor study…

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Revenge of Econ 101 - Burck Smith

“Disruption” is the theme of the moment in higher education policy. In 2008, StraighterLine was the first provider of ultra-affordable online courses outside of the traditional…

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Optimization of a Biomimetic Poly-(Lactic Acid) Ligament Scaffold - Andrew Uehlin

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most commonly injured ligament of the knee, often requiring orthopedic reconstruction using autograft or allograph tissue, both with significant…

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An Electroplating-Based Approach to Volumetric Nanomanufacturing and its Application to Energy Storage and Conversion - Mark Allen

The manufacture of materials with bulk volumes and precisely controlled nanostructure has led to the creation of materials with surprising and useful mechanical and electrical properties. Such…

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Optics in the Natural World: Iridescent Colors of Butterflies and the Twisted Beetle! - Mohan Srinivasarao

The study of photonics in nature contains beautiful and diverse examples of sub-wavelength structural features that create observed colors through thin layered or multilayered interference,…

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Design for Construction - Manufacturing Architecture - Mark Anderson, Peter Anderson

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Cultural Lists - Jennifer Bonner

Jennifer Bonner will present a series of ongoing design and research projects ranging from non-visual environments (the olfactory kind) to neighborhood renewal (the micro-entrepreneurship kind).…

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