2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2008 - 11th Annual
2008 NSTI Nano Industrial Impact Workshop
2008 NSTI Nano Industrial Impact Workshop
June 1, 2008, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Hynes Convention Center
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.


The Nano Industrial Impact Workshop is a One-Day Intensive Program to educate participants in a range of nanotechnologies and impacted industries. All courses are presented by leading experts in their respective fields. Participation includes Course Notes and a Networking Lunch with the instructors.

2008 Short Courses

0501: nano molecular electronics Nano- and Molecular-Scale Electronics
Mark Reed
Yale University
0502: carbon nanotube - CNT Carbon Nanotubes and Inorganic Nanowires
Meyya Meyyappan
Wolfgang S. Bacsa
Université Paul Sabatier
0503: nano particulates Functional Nanoparticles and Films made in the Gas-Phase
Sotiris E. Pratsinis
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich
0504: nano particulates Microfluidics in Life Sciences
Joel S. Rossier
DiagnoSwiss S.A., Switzerland
0505: polymer nanotechnology Polymer Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Novel Applications
Donald C. Sundberg and Yvon Durant
University of New Hampshire
0506: medical nanotechnology Nanotechnology for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment
Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mansoor Amiji, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston
0507: nanotechnology bio materials tissues Biomaterials and Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering
Thomas J. Webster
Brown University
0508: nanoscale simulation tools Advanced Nanoscale Simulation: Atoms, Materials and Devices
Wolfgang Windl
Ohio State University
0509: technology commercialization Technology Commercialization
Michael Pratt, Boston University
Sean Lee, Boston University
0510: technology marketing Marketing Complex Innovation
Steve Schuster
Chairman & Founder, Rainier Corporation
0511: technology marketing Nanotechnology for Oil and Gas
Florin Ciontu
Chief Executive Officer, NanoSPRINT
0512: technology marketing Soft Nanotechnology and Self-Assembly: Industrial Applications
Fiona Case
NSTI Soft Nanotechnology Coordinator, Case Scientific
0513: nanoscale characterization Nanoscale Characterization Techniques and Applications
Greg Haugstad
Director, Characterization Facility, University of Minesota
Pierre Panine
E.S.R.F., European Synchrotron Radiation Facility, Soft condensed matter group, Grenoble, France
0514: nanocomposites Introduction to Nanocomposites: Processing, Properties and Characterization
Thomas Twardowski
Twardowski Scientifc

Fee Schedule

Before April 21 Before May 23 After May 23
Nano Industrial Impact Workshop Course Fee $595 $650 $690

Who Should Attend

These introductory - to intermediate - level courses are suitable for: Managers, Practicing Engineers, Industrial Scientists, on a decision-making level, Executives seeking strategic planning insight, Policy Makers with some technical background, and Academic Researchers developing a strong nano program.


  • Courses run Sunday June 1, 2008 from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • You may only attend a single course — please select it during registration
  • Cancellations made by May 9, 2008 will be refunded less a $100.00 processing fee. Cancellations after May 9, 2008 are non-refundable.
  • You may transfer your registration to another person at no charge prior to May 23, 2007. After May 23 no changes may be made.
  • The running of all courses is dependent upon a minimum of 6 registrants.
  • NSTI is not responsible to any instructor cancellations and subsequent changes in the program, but will make every effort to provide alternate content in the event of a cancellation.
  • To register for a course, please follow the registration link.

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