The initiative’s second annual workshop was hosted with great success at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston from November 12-16, 2018. Collaborators from the NTU faculty as well as their students traveled to the workshop to attend and present findings with Harvard faculty and students. The workshop provided a technical overview … Continue reading “Nov 19, 2018 – NTU-Harvard SusNano Second Annual Workshop Successfully Hosted in Boston”
Philip Demokritou, the director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology, was recently interviewed by the Harvard Gazette. The interview highlighted the center’s recent work on novel nanoparticles and the potential benefits of a safer-by-design approach. The full feature can be read here: https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2018/10/at-harvard-chan-school-nano-safety-is-no-small-concern/.
We would like to congratulate Dilpreet Singh for completing his PhD and successfully defending his dissertation. Congratulations, Dilpreet!
One of our recent publications (Deloid G, et al., ACS Nano) was featured in The Harvard Gazette. The full feature can be read here: https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/newsplus/could-a-nanofiber-help-fight-the-obesity-epidemic/ .
One of our recent publications (Deloid G, et al., ACS Nano) was featured in Science Daily. The full feature can be read here: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180808134241.htm
One of our recent publications (Singh D, et al., Environ Sci Technol) was featured in Science for Environment Policy. The full feature can be read here: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/integration/research/newsalert/pdf/incinerating_nano_enabled_thermoplastics_linked_to_increased_pah_emission_toxicity_508na3_en.pdf
Engineered nanomaterials (particles and fibers with dimensions of less than one thousandth of the width of a hair, or the diameter of an influenza virus particle) are increasingly added to foods to improve quality, safety, or nutrition. One of these materials, nanocellulose, one of nature’s most abundant biopolymers, which can be derived from natural plant … Continue reading “Nanotechnology to the rescue: Using nature-derived nanocellulose to control fat digestion and absorption”
Rapid In Vivo Assessment of the Nano/Bio Interference to Help Develop Safer Nanomaterials Robert Tanguay, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology Oregon State University May 24th, 2018 1:00-2:00 pm 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg. 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA, 02115 Abstract: While nanotechnology has significant potential to address numerous societal needs, innovators, policy makers and … Continue reading “May 2018 Nanolecture Series Event”
Vulnerability of ground water resources regarding emerging contaminants and nanoparticles Thilo Hofmann, Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Geosciences University of Vienna Austria April 5th, 2018 1:00-2:00 pm 665 Huntington Ave, Bldg. 1, Room 1302, Boston, MA, 02115 Abstract: The production and use of emerging contaminants inevitably leads to the release, among others, of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) into … Continue reading “April 2018 Nanolecture Series Event”
The Initiative’s first annual workshop was hosted with great success at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore from November 13-17, 2017. Members of the Harvard faculty as well as students traveled to the workshop to attend and present findings with NTU collaborators. The workshop provided a technical overview of the research activities within the Initiative, … Continue reading “NTU-Harvard SusNano Inaugural Workshop Successfully Hosted in Singapore”