Nanoscience Symposium

Atomic Force Microscope Image of a CD - Taken by the Laboratory of Dr. Ozgur Yavuzcetin

This is an atomic force microscope image of a CD surface.

6th UW-Whitewater Nanoscience Symposium

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23rd, 2015
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Esker Hall, Rooms 108 & 118



Company presentations

  • Aerotek
  • Biochar Options, LLC
  • iButtonLink
  • Meeper Technology, Inc.


Poster Sessions


Student presenters

  • Christina Slack
  • Marion Titze
  • Alexis Baker

The Symposium will be held in Esker Hall at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The event is open to all UW faculty, staff and students. This event is coming to you through the efforts of Dr. Steven Girard, Dr. Ozgur Yavuzcetin, and Dr. Donna Vosburgh. Nanoscience is a multidisciplinary science and requires the input of all these fields and more, and that's why any student from any discipline can get involved.

So, what is nanoscience? It is the science that studies extremely small things around the size of an atom. For example, a human hair is about 100,000 nanometers (nm) in diameter. One nano is equal to one billionth of a measurement. Consider length, a nanometer is billion times smaller than the meter. The importance of nanoscience is that same material behaves and looks different at the nanoscale. The physical appearance, interaction, color, and many other important physical, chemical, and biological properties are different.


  • College of Letters and Sciences 
  • College of Business and Economics
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, and Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health



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