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ME 125NT Intro to Nanotechnology Due: 4/8/2008 Final Project For your final project, you will chose a nano-category (ie. modeled after the book chapters). This can include scaling laws, materials, mechanics, electronics, heat transfer, photonics, fluids or biology. You may work in groups from 1-4 people. In a 3-5 page write up groups must give an accurate technical description of the nano- scale phenomenon they are invesitgating along with a creative and accurate way to portray this information to a wide range of people. Current and future applications of this technology should be included where applicable as well as what the implications are. Be creative and think fifty years down the line. Some examples include: Nanoparticles as a drug delivery method Fullerenes used to kill bacteria Electron Double Layer as a way to separate atoms or molecules Photonic properties at the nano-scale In addition to a write up groups must present their project physically, visually or
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Unformatted text preview: interactively. You have freedom in the way that you present your project. Some examples include skit, movie, museum exhibit, presentation, website, audio file, magazine, poster or other ideas are welcome, just talk to me beforehand. All categories are in your book and online, so take the time to explore each option. Keep in mind that nanotechnology is going to change the world in your lifetime, so you have the opportunity to see into the future. For more ideas please visit the nanoscale exhibit “Too Small to See” that will be on display until May and is located in Ellings hall (CNSI), also explore the websites provided in essay 1. Don’t hesitate to start. Important Dates: April 24 th – Pick final groups and general topic (via e-mail or in class) May 1 st –Turn in Final project proposal (one paragraph per group, via e-mail or in class) May 15 th – One paragraph project update (via e-mail or in class) Week of June 9 th – Final presentations (location TBD)...
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