It's A Small World After All: NanoDay 2008 @ Penn


Faculty from the Nano/Bio Interface Center of the University of Pennsylvania sponsor a day of nanotechnology education and activities for the Penn community as well as regional high schools and neighbors.


The fourth annual NanoDay @ Penn is a full day of exhibits, demonstrations and nano-lab tours to highlight nanotechnology research across the campus. Area high school classes participate along with undergraduate and graduate students, boosting student interest in science, technology, engineering and math-related careers.


Towne Building and Levine Hall, 34th and Walnut streets


Oct. 29, 2008


10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Nanotech Fair: Explore exhibits, tour Penn’s nanotechnology labs and view multimedia presentations about exciting new discoveries from nanoscale researchers.

3–3:45 p.m.

High school science research awards ceremony

4–5:30 p.m.

Keynote speaker and NBIC Research Excellence Award Winner: Naomi Halas, Rice University, “When Plasmons Interact, World Collide: Optics At the Nano-Bio Interface”