Month: November 2018


  Part of the mission of the NCI-SW is to offer external users open-access to the ASU NanoFab and Eyring Materials Center, two of the largest core facilities at ASU. The University’s long term investment in core facilities continued in 2018 with the purchase of ‘workhorse’ equipment valued at almost $500,000. The equipment includes: A […]

Nano Education Resources

  We are pleased to tell you about a database of nanotechnology education resources that can easily be searched, filtered, and sorted. Resources are listed by topic area, grade level, core discipline, STEM content area, and resource type. Hosted by Nanohub, the database can be found here. The database[1] currently hosts 462 entries.     […]

Congratulations Carrie Sinclair, Recipient of the NNCI: User Support Award

  The “Outstanding NNCI Staff Member” award is intended to acknowledge the significant efforts by NNCI site staff who endeavor to provide excellent service and support to all network users. In May 2018, nominations were solicited from site directors and reviewed by the NNCI External Advisory Board. Winners were selected in three categories: Technical Staff, Education and Outreach, and User Support. […]

Come Visit the NanoFab

  Whether you are a teacher or faculty member, introducing a group of students, or an industry member wanting to explore collaborative research possibilities, we welcome you to tour the NanoFab. Contact us to pre-arrange your visit. NanoFab is located at the Engineering Research Center on ASU’s Tempe campus. Contact Dr. Raymond Tsui..    

Upcoming Webinars: All About Applications

  NCI-SW is pleased to collaborate with the NACK Support Center at Penn State University to co-produce our 2018-19 webinar series. Visit NCI-SW or click on the registration links below.   November 15, 2018 from 1 to 2 PM Eastern time   Webinar Title: Identifying nanobiotechnology-based solutions for opportunities in personalized healthcare. Researcher Joshua Smith, […]

NCI-SW Partner Activities: The HREM Winter School at the Eyring Materials Center

  The Eyring Materials center is one of six collaborative research facilities within NCI-Southwest. The purpose of the High-Resolution Electron Microscopy Winter School is to introduce the theory and practice of high resolution electron microscopy to scientists currently using transmission electron microscopes for materials science studies. People taking the course should have some familiarity with […]