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Nanotechnology: friend or foe?

Prof. László Forró, Aurora and Thomas Marquez Professor of Information Theory and Computer Technology

Tuesday September 21st 2021 - 7:00 pm ET

105 Jordan Hall of Science

Nanotechnology has the potential to solve today’s major challenges in the sectors of energy, information technology, health, and environment. However, it can generate fear and distrust: some nanostructures look like asbestos, the idea of nanobots sounds too futuristic, and newly developed molecules are not time-tested.

Join us to see nanotechnologies through the eyes of a physicist, and learn how they can advance breakthroughs in the sciences, from biology to materials science.


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  • Regardless of vaccination status, visitors must wear masks inside campus buildings and at any other time designated by the University.
  • Events will be held in large lecture theaters to promote social distancing.

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