Research Fair wraps up with nanoscience celebration

The UNL Research Fair ends today with a celebratory workshop on the Voelte-Keegan Nanoscience Research Center. The event is 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. in the Nebraska Union Colonial Room.

Officials from the National Institute of Standards and Technology will speak at the workshop. The presentation includes a talk, “Thinking Big About Small Things: Nanotechnology and NIST,” by Lloyd Whitman, deputy director of the NIST’s Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology. Stella Fiotes, chief facilities management officer for NIST, will also give remarks.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology helped fund the Voelte-Keegan Nanoscience Research Center through a $6.9 million competitive grant. For more information on UNL’s nanoscience facility, go to http://go.unl.edu/0rj.

For more information on the UNL Research Fair, including a complete schedule and speaker list, go to http://researchfair.unl.edu/schedule.

Daily event photos are posted on http://facebook.com/unlresearch. Twitter discussions are using the hashtag #UNLRF.

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/9ky