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NSTI Nanotech 2006 Expands Special Nano Industrial Impact Tutorials and Workshops

Nanotechnology Experts to Teach State-of-Art at Nanotech 2006 in Boston
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 19, 2006--Nanotech 2006 announced it has expanded its Nano Industrial Impact Workshops to nine special symposia. NSTI Nanotech will bring together the world's leading nanotechnology experts in a one-day intensive program to educate participants in the current state of the art in a range of nanotechnologies and impacted industries. The symposium will be held May 7 in Boston, Mass.

"We've seen a tremendous growth in Nano Industrial Impact Workshops this year," said Matthew Laudon, Executive Director of the Nano Science & Technology Institute. "These introductory -- to intermediate -- level courses are great for managers, practicing engineers, industrial scientists, and executives seeking strategic planning insight."

"This year's program not only looks at some of the hottest topics in nanotechnology, but some of the industrial areas that may be heavily impacted."

Special symposia this year include:

Nano and Molecular Electronics with Douglas Resnick, Molecular Imprints, and Mark Reed, Yale University

Carbon Nano Tubes: Fundamentals and Applications featuring Meyya Meyyappan, NASA, and Wolfgang S. Bacsa, Universite Paul Sabatier

Nanoparticulates: Synthesis and Application with Sotiris E. Pratsinis, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

Soft Nanotechnology and Self-Assembly: Industrial Applications with Fiona Case, Case Scientific

Polymer Nanotechnology: Synthesis and Novel Applications featuring Donald C. Sundberg and Yvon Durant, University of New Hampshire

Nanotechnology for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment with Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Mansoor Amiji, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston

Biomaterials and Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering with Thomas J. Webster, Purdue University

Advanced Nanoscale Simulation Tools: Advanced Materials Design and Nanoelectronic Devices with Wolfgang Windl, Ohio State University

Technology Commercialization featuring Ashley J. Stevens and Michael Pratt, Boston University

More About Program, Attendance Nanotech 2006 Workshops (May 7th)

The Nano Industrial Impact Workshops information can be found at These workshops precede the 9th Annual NSTI Nanotech Conference and Tradeshow which runs May 8-11 also at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Online registration is available at

Press Passes/Invitations

A limited number of press passes will be available for Nano Industrial Impact Workshops. If you are interested in a press pass or if you would like to interview a speaker, please contact Sarah Wenning at or 925-901-4959.

About Nanotech 2006

Nanotech 2006 is the largest gatherings of industrial, academic, business and governmental nanotech-related professionals in the world, and is presented by The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI), Boston, Mass. NSTI ( is chartered with the advancement and integration of nanotechnology's use for a variety of research and business sectors through education, collaboration and research services. NSTI offers continuing education programs, conventions, scientific and business publishing and custom research services. NSTI was founded in 1997 as a result of the merger between various scientific societies, and is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with additional offices in California and Switzerland.

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