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February 12th, 2016

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IEEE NTC Facebook websites are linked below. It can also be linked to by the facebook option at the upper right corner of the front page of the NTC website.

NTC officers, members, conference/workshop organizers are invited to join it and post relevant information.

4.1 Open website in which only authorized members are allowed to post articles:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/550239578466583/

4.2 Open website in which only the web host is allowed to post articles: https://www.facebook.com/IEEENanotechnologyCouncil/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel

November 19th, 2018

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council announces its 2018 Award Winners. Individual Awards were presented at its 13th Nanotechnology Materials & Devices Conference (NMDC 2018) held in Portland, Oregon, USA on 14-17 October 2018. The T-NANO Paper of the Year Award was presented at IEEE-NANO held 24-26 July 2018 in Cork , Ireland.

PIONEER AWARD IN NANOTECHNOLOGY

The NTC Pioneer Award in nanotechnology is to recognize individuals who by virtue of initiating new areas of research, development or engineering have had a significant impact on the field of nanotechnology. The award is intended for people who are in the mid or late portions of their careers, i.e., at least 10 years beyond his or her highest earned academic degree on the nomination deadline date.

2018 Pioneer Award Recipient

Professor Nader Engheta at the University of Pennsylvania has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 IEEE Nanotechnology Council Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology, with the citation: “For his transformative contributions to the nanoscience and nanotechnology of photonic metamaterials and for the development of optical nanocircuits”

Professor Engheta is known for founding the field of optical nanocircuits (“optical metatronics”) and his pioneering development and contributions to this field, which has merged the fields of nanoelectronics and nanophotonics. He is also known for developing epsilon-near-zero (ENZ) materials with near zero electric permittivity. Through this work he has opened many new frontiers, including optical computation at the nanoscale and scattering control for cloaking and transparency. Professor Engheta’s work has far reaching implications in various branches of materials science, optics, microwaves, and quantum electrodynamics.

His current research activities span a broad range of areas including photonics, metamaterials, nano-optics, graphene optics, electrodynamics, imaging and sensing inspired by eyes of animal species, microwave and optical antennas, and physics and engineering of fields and waves. He has received several awards for his research including the 2017 William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award from the IEEE Photonics Society, the 2015 Gold Medal from SPIE, the 2015 Fellow of US National Academy of Inventors (NAI), the 2014 Balthasar van der Pol Gold Medal from the International Union of Radio Science (URSI), the 2017 Beacon of Photonics Industry Award from the Photonics Media, the 2015 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship Award from US Department of Defense, the 2012 IEEE Electromagnetics Award, the 2015 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Distinguished Achievement Award, the 2015 Wheatstone Lecture in King’s College London, the 2013 Inaugural SINA Award in Engineering, 2006 Scientific American Magazine 50 Leaders in Science and Technology, the Guggenheim Fellowship, and the IEEE Third Millennium Medal.

 

 

EARLY CAREER AWARD IN NANOTECHNOLOGY

The Nanotechnology Council has established an Early Career Award to recognize individuals who have made contributions with major impact on the field of nanotechnology. Up to two awards may be given per year. There may be one award for academics (persons employed by colleges or universities) and one for persons employed by industry or government organizations.

Early Career Award Recipient

Professor Can Bayram at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been selected as the recipient for the 2018 IEEE Nanotechnology Council Early Career Award, with the citation: “For seminal contributions to III-V quantum devices and their hetero-integration on silicon and graphene platforms through nanotechnology.”

Bayram is a leader in the design, growth, and fabrication of III-V quantum devices. He has engineered novel quantum structures that have enabled the development of LEDs, lasers, photodetectors and solar cells covering the spectral range from deep ultraviolet to terahertz. This work includes the growth of cubic phase GaN on nanopatterned silicon, and the invention of GaN-on-Graphene technology that enables the production of low defect wafer-scale GaN-based devices on inexpensive and reusable substrates.

Prof. Bayram received the Ph.D. degree from Prof. Manijeh Razeghi, Center for Quantum Devices, EECS of Northwestern University, IL, USA with a focus on Solid State and Photonics in 2011. His thesis work has demonstrated the first ultraviolet regime single photon detection, the first hybrid LED, and the first GaN intersubband devices. He received IEEE Electron Devices and IEEE Photonics Societies’ fellowship awards and the Laser Technology, Engineering and Applications Award from SPIE. He was an IBM and Link Foundation PhD fellow and the recipient of Boeing Engineering and Dow Sustainability Innovation awards.

 

 

T-NANO PAPER OF THE YEAR AWARD 2017

At the beginning of each year, T-NANO selects a paper that appeared in the Transactions during the previous calendar year for its Best Paper Award. Candidate papers are nominated by members of the Editorial Board. Evaluation is done by members of the Senior Editors Panel, with criteria including technical merit, originality, potential impact on the field, clarity of presentation, and practical significance for applications.

The winner of the 2017 TNANO Best Paper Award is

“Negative Capacitance for Boosting Tunnel FET performance”
by Masaharu Kobayashi; Kyungmin Jang; Nozomu Ueyama; and Toshiro Hiramoto, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2017.2658688).

To read the paper go to https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7833118/

 

 

October 25th, 2018

Request for proposals for the 2019 IEEE Summer School on Nanotechnology

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History: The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (http://ieeenano.org/about) sponsored its first Summer School Program on “Regenerative Nano-Medicine: From Advanced Delivery Systems to Electronic-Based Devices” at Tel-Aviv University, Israel, in June 2016. In the next years, Summer / Fall schools have focused on “N3: Nanomaterials, Nanotools, and Nanodevices” [Montreal, Canada], “Nanoelectronic technologies and devices: From basic principles to highly reliable applications” [Toulouse, France], “Nanotechnology: From Science to Systems and Beyond” [Bangalore, India], and “Nanotechnology for Energy” [Portland, USA]. These schools have been highly successful in educating and training a multinational audience of students, post-docs, and other early career researchers in their chosen topical area. Through this current announcement, the council seeks to continue this important initiative into its fourth year.

Call for proposals and its thematic areas: The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC), in partnership with member societies of NTC, the Electron Devices and the Circuits and Systems societies (EDS and CAS), is requesting proposals for its Sixth Summer School. The school is expected to maintain an educational focus on nanotechnology, which may range from fundamentals in nanomaterials, nanofabrication and nano-characterization to diverse application areas such as nanosensors, nanoactuators, nanobiology and nanomedicine, nano-optics, nanorobotics, nanobiology, nanoelectronics, nanophotonics, DNA nanotechnology, nanomanufacturing, nanopackaging, nanofluidics, nanomagnetics, nano/molecular heat transfer & energy conversion, nanoscale communication and networks, nano/molecular sensors, actuators, and systems, and spintronics.

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October 24th, 2018


IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) Special Section/Issue on the 13th IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (IEEE 2018 NMDC)

The nanotechnology revolution is founded upon the fascinating progress in nanoscale materials and devices. Researchers are contributing new ideas from a wide range of disciplines, including materials science, biology, biomedicine, engineering, physics, and chemistry. To make interesting research presented at the 13th IEEE 2018 Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference widely available, in expanded form and in one publication, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) is extending a Call For Papers for a Special Issue reflecting the scope of the conference. Submitted manuscripts will undergo a full peer review process. Submissions are welcome, and all interested 2018 NMDC participants are encouraged to submit. Authors who are attendees are requested to significantly expand the previous conference version to contain substantial new technical material, as per TNANO and IEEE restrictions on duplicated publications and the competitive acceptance process. Manuscripts for the TNANO Special Issue/Section must be submitted on-line using the IEEE TNANO manuscript template and “Information for Authors”, via IEEE Manuscript Central https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tnano. On submission to TNANO, authors should select the “Special Issue” manuscript type instead of “Regular Paper.”

Submissions that reflect the Conference Scope and current state of the field are welcome in areas including but not limited to:

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October 7th, 2018

National Nanotechnology Day is an annual celebration in the US featuring a series of community-led events and activities on or around October 9 to help raise awareness of nanotechnology. This date, 10/9, pays homage to the nanometer scale, 10^–9 meters.

The theme for this year’s National Nanotechnology Day is “Nano in Motion,” highlighting the dynamic progress of nanotechnology.

To see the activities underway for National Nanotechnology Day 2018, go to: www.nano.gov/node/2094

 


				
September 25th, 2018


IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) Special Section/Issue on the 18th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO 2018)

Nanoscience and nanotechnology have rapidly established themselves as enabling disciplines within all science fields, including materials science, engineering, physics, chemistry, and biology. Following the success of the 18th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO2018), IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) is extending a Call For Papers for a Special Section /Issue reflecting the scope of the conference.

Submitted manuscripts will undergo a full peer review process. All appropriate submissions are welcome and are not limited to conference attendees. Authors who are attendees are requested to significantly expand any previous conference version to contain substantial new technical material, as per TNANO and IEEE restrictions on duplicated publications and the competitive acceptance process. Manuscripts for the TNANO Special Issue/Section must be submitted on-line using the IEEE TNANO manuscript template and “Information for Authors”, via the IEEE Manuscript Central found at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tnano. On submission to TNANO, authors should select the “Special Issue” manuscript type instead of “Regular Paper.”

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August 28th, 2018

4th International Conference on Nanotechnology for Instrumentation and Measurement – NANOfIM 2018

November 7-8, 2018; Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, Mexico

(IEEE NTC Technical Sponsor)

https://nanofim2018.up.edu.mx/

Aims and Scope

This conference is a forum for discussions and exchange in the fields of instrumentation, measurements and nanotechnology, with a wide spectrum of cross-disciplines such as environment, optimization, artificial intelligence, power, energy and control. The scope of this event is not limited but expandable to applied interdisciplinary fields also.

Manuscript Submission

Authors are kindly invited to submit a full manuscript (maximum 6 pages, including references) for oral or poster presentation. All accepted, registered and presented papers will be published on IEEEXplore. Best and extended version of papers will be considered for possible publications in reputed journals (IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology and IEEE Transactions on Nanobioscience). Double blind review will be done. Plagiarism will be checked during the review process.

Please, submit your paper online through EasyChair:
https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=nanofim2018

Templates for preparing submissions can be found here:
https://www.ieee.org/conferences/publishing/templates.html

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August 27th, 2018

UPDATE: Submission deadline extended to 31-Oct

The Nanotechnology Council (NTC) is seeking nominations for distinguished lectures. The NTC has created a distinguished lecturers program to enhance the visibility of NTC among nanotechnology societies. The NTC Distinguished Lecturers are appointed to honor excellent speakers who have made technical, industrial or entrepreneurial contributions of high quality to the field of nanotechnology and science, and to enhance the technical programs of the Nanotechnology Council chapters and conferences. Consideration is given to having a well-balanced variety of speakers who can address a wide range of topics of current interest in the fields covered by the Society.

The term for the Lecturers is from January 1 until December 31 of 2019. The Lecturers serve for a one year term, and may be reappointed for one additional year with approval of the NTC Distinguished Lecturer Committee. A budget will be provided each Lecturer to give lectures for NTC Chapters and NTC Conferences based on availability of funding through the NTC. DLs are expected to give a minimum of 2 lectures per year as part of their commitment to serve.

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August 19th, 2018

Announcing IEEE-NTC Fall School 2018 on “Nanotechnology for Energy”

When: October 13 and 14, 2018 (prior to IEEE-NMDC 2018)
Location: Engineering Lecture Theater at Portland State University,
Room EB-102, Engineering Building, 1930 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, OR
Fees: $25 (Pre-registration thru 4-Oct) + $35 (after 4-Oct & On-Site)
Registration includes Breakfast and Lunch and lecture materials.

REGISTRATION OPEN https://www.regonline.com/nanoforenergyfall2018

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About the School:

This school provides an overview of next-generation nanotechnology solutions / tools for diverse energy applications, and is structured for a target audience of students at the senior-undergraduate and graduate levels. The content will be delivered through 7 synergistic tutorials that focus on the following thematic topics: (i) nanomaterials for energy and sustainability, (ii) nanotechnology for photovoltaics and storage (batteries), and (iii) atomic-to-nanoscale computational modeling / experimental characterization tools for energy nanosystems.

See details on speakers and bios.

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August 13th, 2018

At the beginning of each year, T-NANO selects a paper that appeared in the Transactions during the previous calendar year for its Best Paper Award. Candidate papers are nominated by members of the Editorial Board. Evaluation is done by members of the Senior Editors Panel, with criteria including technical merit, originality, potential impact on the field, clarity of presentation, and practical significance for applications.

The winner of the 2017 TNANO Best Paper Award is

Negative Capacitance for Boosting Tunnel FET performance

by Masaharu Kobayashi; Kyungmin Jang; Nozomu Ueyama; and Toshiro Hiramoto, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

To read the paper go to https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7833118/

Profs. Toshiro Hiramoto and Masaharu Kobayashi of The University of Tokyo accepting the TNANO 2017 Best Paper Award from NTC President Tzeng (right) at IEEE-NANO 2018 banquet.

 

August 12th, 2018

Cork, Ireland (23 July 2018) – The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) elected new officers at its Annual Meeting held July 23 in Cork, Ireland in conjunction with its 2018 International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO).

Representatives of the twenty-two IEEE Societies who are Council members gather annually to conduct Council business and elect officers. This year four positions were up for election: President-elect for 2019 (President in 2020-21), VP for Conferences and VP for Finances (2019-20), and a new position, VP for Education for 2018-19.

James (Jim) Morris, Professor Emeritus in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Portland State University (Portland, Oregon, USA) was elected President-elect for 2019. Lixin Dong, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan State University (USA) was elected VP for Conferences 2019-20. Malgorzata Chrzanowska-Jeske, Professor of ECE and Director of VLSI & Emerging Technology DA Laboratory at Portland State University was elected Vice-president for Finances 2019-20. Arunkumar Subramanian, Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC, USA) was elected VP for Education for 2018-19.  All positions, except VP for Education which is effective immediately, are effective as of January 1, 2019.

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