Nanotechnology - New Prospects for Jobs in Houston<br />Wade Adams<br />Director<br />
What is Nanotechnology?<br />Molecular Engineering?<br />Nanobots?<br />Science Fiction<br />
C60-wheel-assisted motions<br />Pivot<br /> motion<br />Pivot &<br />Linear<br /> motion<br />N...
Motorized NanoCar – Light Power!<br />Carborane wheel<br />
Nanobackhoe Operation<br />J. Guerrero <br />
Nanotrain Synthesis<br />T. Sasaki<br />
全体構造図<br />Nanotransporters<br />Understanding Nanoscale Componentry<br />Motor<br />Cargo Transport<br />Fuel<br />Sensor...
Nano-Hummer, The New H3 <br />
iPod Nano<br />Apple&apos;s new Nano music player has several features that are not found in other iPods, such as the abil...
Reality of Nanotech<br />Hard drives<br />Sunscreens<br />Automotive catalysts<br />Car bumpers<br />Paints and coatings<b...
Nurturing Nanoscience into Nanotechnology<br />NNI<br />DOD Nano SRA<br />DARPA ULTRA<br />ONR PINS ARI<br />* Roco, Jou...
Global Participation in Nanoscience<br />Sweden<br />297/320<br />Germany<br />1949/2282/2429<br />Russia<br />854/1025/11...
FIGURE 3: THE U.S. CURRENTLY LEADS THE WORLD IN GOVERNMENT R&D INVESTMENT, WITH A LITTLE OVER 25% OF THE TOTAL<br />Invest...
THE GOOD NEWS: THE U.S. IS CURRENTLY LEADING THE WORLD IN KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT<br />Share of Nanotech Publications (2004)...
THE BAD NEWS: THE LEAD HAS BEEN ERODING<br />U.S. Share of Nanotech Publications (‘91-’04)<br />U.S. Share of High Impact ...
EXPECTATIONS FOR NANOTECH ARE HIGH…<br /><ul><li>$ Billions
$2.6 T
3,000
$2 T
2,000
$1 T
1,000
NSF $1T
Evolution Capital
$800 B
500
$150 B
In Realis
$500 B
100
Lux Research
$100 B
50
$30 B
0
2005
2015
2010</li></ul>	Source:	CMP Cientifica, NanoBusiness Alliance. Evolution Capital, NSF, In Realis, McKinsey analysis<br />
Information and Communications<br />Energy<br />quantum<br />computing<br />long-distance<br />electricity<br />transporta...
Nanotechnology Workforce Initiative for Houston - NWIH2007 Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference – Portland, Oregon 2007 ...
One Human Hair = 100,000 Nanometers Thick<br />SUNY-Albany, A. Kaloyeros<br />
Nanotechnology<br />bulk scaling<br />R<br />x<br />Bulk Gold = Yellow<br />atomic<br />Nanogold = Red<br />Size<br />Numb...
Plenty of Room at the Bottom Richard P. Feynman December 1959   <br />www.its.caltech.edu/~feynman/plenty.html <br />
Atomic Force Microscopy<br />And Scanning Tunneling Microscopy<br />Binnig & Rohrer – STM 1981<br />Nobel Prize – 1986!!<b...
Professor Richard E. Smalley1943 - 2005Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1996<br />25th Anniversary of<br />Buckyball <br />October...
 Buckminster-</li></ul> fullerene<br /><ul><li> Buckyball</li></li></ul><li>National Nanotechnology ProgramWhite House...
Smalley Institute Vision<br />We lead the world in solving the most pressing problems of humanity through application of n...
Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology<br />*1993 - Conceived by Prof. Richard Smalley &approve...
Smalley Institute: Virtual Organization Across Rice – 1993 (1st in world!)<br />Biochem & Cell Biology<br />History<br />...
There have been more than 30 Rice related start-up companies over the past 8 years (top ten in start-ups/research $)<br />...
Nano-science & industry report card: what are we missing?<br />Science &<br />Expertise<br />Ready & Able Workforce<br />...
Proven research ability
Existing knowledge base and Intellectual Property</li></ul>Energy:<br />Halliburton<br />Shell<br />BP<br />Aerospace:<br...
Ability to develop curriculum</li></ul>Conceive<br />Develop<br />Commercialize<br />Deliver<br />
Nanotechnology Workforce Gap<br />We are now producing Masters- and Ph.D-level talent in Nanotechnology<br />We will conti...
How do we close the workforce gap?<br />Start with the employers! What do you need now? What are you going to need in fi...
What: build our workforce to match the new jobs in emerging technology<br />Nanomaterials: producing science and enginee...
Nanotechnology Education in Texas<br />Nanotechnology Specific Programs<br />Degrees with Nanotechnology Emphasis<br /><ul...
Engineering
Chemistry & Physics
Biosciences & Bioengineering
Environmental Studies
Management & Entrepreneurship</li></ul>University of Texas<br />Austin, Arlington, Dallas, Health Science Center Houston, ...
Bachelors – 4 years
Masters – BA/BS +2 years
Doctorates – BA/BS +4-6 years</li></li></ul><li>Nanotechnology Workforce Development Initiative – Dallas area<br /><ul><li...
 play a significant role in supplying the workforce necessary to create and deploy the new class of services and products...
 serve as a model for these community colleges and other nanotechnology companies to develop partnerships to produce the ...
Texas Workforce Development<br />ACC NanoScholar Internship Program<br />SEMATECH, Austin Community College, Texas State T...
Jobs<br />Nanotechnology Technician<br />May 12, 2009 recognized by Texas Skills Standards Board<br />$23.00-30.00 per hou...
Jobs<br /><ul><li>monster.com
careerbuilder.com
workingin-nanotechnology.com
tinytechjobs.com
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Nanotechnology: New Prospects for Jobs in Houston, Texas

Dr. Wade Adams, Executive Director, Richard Smalley Institute of Nanoscale Science and Technology presented at the High Tech Conference and Career Fair, Lone Star College-Montgomery, September 24, 2009. The event was co-hosted by the Business and Social Sciences Division. Contact Tonya Britton, tonya.m.britton@lonestar.edu for information.
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  • 1. Nanotechnology - New Prospects for Jobs in Houston<br />Wade Adams<br />Director<br />
  • 2. What is Nanotechnology?<br />Molecular Engineering?<br />Nanobots?<br />Science Fiction<br />
  • 3. C60-wheel-assisted motions<br />Pivot<br /> motion<br />Pivot &<br />Linear<br /> motion<br />No lateral<br />motion<br />Pseudo-1D Brownian motion<br />Y. Shirai, K. Kelly<br />
  • 4. Motorized NanoCar – Light Power!<br />Carborane wheel<br />
  • 5. Nanobackhoe Operation<br />J. Guerrero <br />
  • 6. Nanotrain Synthesis<br />T. Sasaki<br />
  • 7. 全体構造図<br />Nanotransporters<br />Understanding Nanoscale Componentry<br />Motor<br />Cargo Transport<br />Fuel<br />Sensors/Actuators<br />Wheels<br />δ+<br />Directionality<br />δ-<br />Suspension<br />Axle/Bearings<br />
  • 8. Nano-Hummer, The New H3 <br />
  • 9. iPod Nano<br />Apple&apos;s new Nano music player has several features that are not found in other iPods, such as the ability to display the lyrics of whatever song is now playing. <br />If your eyes are good enough to read them!<br />Paul Sakuma/Associated Press <br />
  • 10. Reality of Nanotech<br />Hard drives<br />Sunscreens<br />Automotive catalysts<br />Car bumpers<br />Paints and coatings<br />Tennis balls and racquets<br />Stain-resistant clothing<br />New cancer therapies<br />http://www.nanotechproject.org/inventories/consumer/ <br />
  • 11. Nurturing Nanoscience into Nanotechnology<br />NNI<br />DOD Nano SRA<br />DARPA ULTRA<br />ONR PINS ARI<br />* Roco, Journal of Nanoparticle Research 2004<br />** Science Citation Index Expanded, ISI Web of Science<br />Murday, NRL #206 10/02<br />
  • 12. Global Participation in Nanoscience<br />Sweden<br />297/320<br />Germany<br />1949/2282/2429<br />Russia<br />854/1025/1128<br />Canada<br />382/545<br />England<br />906/1000<br />Israel<br />273/253<br />Japan<br />2289/3002/3350<br />France<br />1317/1561<br />USA<br />5395/6149/7850<br />China<br />2474/3493/4618<br />Switzerland<br />372/369<br />Korea<br />760/1103/1466<br />Italy<br />631/829<br />Taiwan<br />282/465/706<br />Mexico<br />166/218<br />India<br />461/650/862<br />Singapore<br />209/277/439<br />Brazil<br />285/311<br />Australia<br />236/348/416<br />CY2002/03/04 PUBLICATION COUNT<br />(By Keyword Nano*)<br />Total Worldwide- 18539/24208 /28177_<br />Science Citation Index of 5300 Journals<br />
  • 13. FIGURE 3: THE U.S. CURRENTLY LEADS THE WORLD IN GOVERNMENT R&D INVESTMENT, WITH A LITTLE OVER 25% OF THE TOTAL<br />Investment ($ Millions)<br />Share of global investment<br />Source: Jim Murday, NanoBusiness Alliance Analysis<br />
  • 14. THE GOOD NEWS: THE U.S. IS CURRENTLY LEADING THE WORLD IN KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT<br />Share of Nanotech Publications (2004)<br />Share of High Impact Nanotech Publications (2004)<br />Source: Jim Murday, NanoBusiness Alliance Analysis<br />
  • 15. THE BAD NEWS: THE LEAD HAS BEEN ERODING<br />U.S. Share of Nanotech Publications (‘91-’04)<br />U.S. Share of High Impact Publications (‘91-’04)<br />Source: Mike Roco, R&D II Workshop Presentation; NanoBusiness Alliance Analysis<br />
  • 16. EXPECTATIONS FOR NANOTECH ARE HIGH…<br /><ul><li>$ Billions
  • 17. $2.6 T
  • 18. 3,000
  • 19. $2 T
  • 20. 2,000
  • 21. $1 T
  • 22. 1,000
  • 23. NSF $1T
  • 24. Evolution Capital
  • 25. $800 B
  • 26. 500
  • 27. $150 B
  • 28. In Realis
  • 29. $500 B
  • 30. 100
  • 31. Lux Research
  • 32. $100 B
  • 33. 50
  • 34. $30 B
  • 35. 0
  • 36. 2005
  • 37. 2015
  • 38. 2010</li></ul> Source: CMP Cientifica, NanoBusiness Alliance. Evolution Capital, NSF, In Realis, McKinsey analysis<br />
  • 39. Information and Communications<br />Energy<br />quantum<br />computing<br />long-distance<br />electricity<br />transportation<br />portable<br />energy cells<br />memory<br />storage<br />devices<br />lighting<br />molecular<br />circuitry<br />solar farms<br />in space<br />solar<br />cells<br />fuel<br />cells<br />displays<br />composites<br />batteries<br />high-strength<br />low-weight<br />composites<br />smart<br />textiles<br />medical<br />diagnostics<br />smart<br />implants<br />space<br />elevator<br />drug<br />delivery<br />1-3<br />morph-<br />materials<br />tissue/organ<br />regeneration<br />smart<br />composites<br />4-6<br />personalized<br />medicine<br />7-9<br />Aerospace<br />Medical<br />10+<br />years<br />Nano – Where it’s going<br />Where will the Nano Discoveries take place over the next 10 years?<br />
  • 40. Nanotechnology Workforce Initiative for Houston - NWIH2007 Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference – Portland, Oregon 2007 E.C. Teague NNCO<br />What Is Nanotechnology?<br />New ISO Working Definition: <br />Nanotechnology is the application of scientific knowledge to the control and use of matter at the nanoscale, where size related phenomena and processes may occur.<br />Research and technology development aimed to understand and control matter at dimensions of approximately 1 - 100 nanometer – the nanoscale<br />Ability to understand, create, and use structures, devices and systems that have fundamentally new properties and functions because of their nanoscale structure<br />Ability to image, measure, model, and manipulate matter on the nanoscale to exploit those properties and functions<br />Ability to integrate those properties and functions into systems spanning from nano- to micro- to macro-scopic scales<br />“Anything is nanotechnology that, under the rubric of nanotechnology,makes money.” <br />Rice Alliance Technology Entrepreneurship Workshop, October 2002<br />Nanoarea Electron Diffraction of DW Carbon Nanotube – Zuo, et.al<br />Corral of Fe Atoms – D. Eigler<br />
  • 41. One Human Hair = 100,000 Nanometers Thick<br />SUNY-Albany, A. Kaloyeros<br />
  • 42. Nanotechnology<br />bulk scaling<br />R<br />x<br />Bulk Gold = Yellow<br />atomic<br />Nanogold = Red<br />Size<br />Numbers<br />Surface Area (S/V)<br />Quantum Effects<br />
  • 43. Plenty of Room at the Bottom Richard P. Feynman December 1959   <br />www.its.caltech.edu/~feynman/plenty.html <br />
  • 44. Atomic Force Microscopy<br />And Scanning Tunneling Microscopy<br />Binnig & Rohrer – STM 1981<br />Nobel Prize – 1986!!<br />
  • 45. Professor Richard E. Smalley1943 - 2005Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1996<br />25th Anniversary of<br />Buckyball <br />October 10-12, 2010<br />6-week summer project in 1985<br />2-page paper in Nature<br />- with -<br />Robert F. Curl <br />- and -<br />Harold <br />Kroto<br />Carbon-60 Molecule<br />A.K.A. <br /><ul><li> C-60
  • 46. Buckminster-</li></ul> fullerene<br /><ul><li> Buckyball</li></li></ul><li>National Nanotechnology ProgramWhite House – November 2003<br />Lonely Academic<br />
  • 47. Smalley Institute Vision<br />We lead the world in solving the most pressing problems of humanity through application of nanotechnology.<br />
  • 48. Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology<br />*1993 - Conceived by Prof. Richard Smalley &approved by Board of Governors as CNST – 1st in the world<br />*1993 – Fundraising by Rice ($37M)<br />*1996 – Curl/Smalley win Nobel Prize in Chemistry<br />*1997 – New building is dedicated – Dell Butcher Hall<br />*2002 –New CNST Director arrives at Rice from AFRL<br />*2005 – Name changed to honor Richard Smalley<br />
  • 49. Smalley Institute: Virtual Organization Across Rice – 1993 (1st in world!)<br />Biochem & Cell Biology<br />History<br />www.nano.rice.edu<br />Wade Adams, Director<br />Vicki Colvin, Co-Director<br />Carlos Garcia, Director of Administration<br />John Marsh, Director of Operations<br />Gloria Funderburg, SEA Operations<br />Wendi Schoffstall, Coordinator<br />Addy Saenz, Accounting<br />140+ faculty members<br />Anthropology<br />Chem<br />Smalley<br />Institute<br />Phys<br />MEMS<br />CAAM<br />CEE<br />BioE<br />ECE<br />ChE<br />Philosophy<br />Earth Science<br />Economics<br />Jones School of Management<br />Advocate Research External Interactions<br />Support Faculty IP, Licensing & Start-ups<br />Raise Funds Local - international Infrastructure meetings<br />Seminars Symposia<br />Collaboration Educational Outreach<br />Nanotech Service<br />Dell Butcher Hall<br />
  • 50. There have been more than 30 Rice related start-up companies over the past 8 years (top ten in start-ups/research $)<br />1. Advanced Biosciences*- (Matsuda)<br />Advanced Reality* - (Ruths- grad student)<br />Applied NanoFluorescence- (Weisman)<br />Aristan Medical - (Athanasiou)<br />BetaBatt - (Engel)<br />6. BioSonic – (Liebschner)<br />7. Cambrios (affiliated company)- (Smalley)<br />8. CNI (now Unidym)- (Smalley, Hauge, et al.)<br />9. Desmogen*- (Mikos)<br />10. Ensysce Biosciences- (Weisman, Wilson)<br />11. Glycos Biotechnology- (Gonzalez)<br />12. Houston Medical Robotics- (O’Malley)<br />13. itRobotics- (Ghorbel)<br />14. LaserGen (BCM with Rice)- (BCM-Metzger; Rice-Curl)<br />15. Mass Specific Force- (Weyand)<br />16. Molecular Electronics Corp. (inactive)- (Tour)<br />17. MTPE (Museums Teaching Planet Earth) (Reiff)<br />NanoComposites (Tour)<br />Nanopartz (Zubarev)<br />20. NanoRidge (Barrera et al.)<br />21. Nanospectra Biosciences (West and Halas)<br />22. Nano 3D Biosciences (Killian and Rafael)<br />23. NatCore (Barron)<br />24. NewCyte (Barron)<br />25. Oxane Materials (Barron)<br />26. ProMedior (Gomer)<br />27. Solterra (Wong)<br />28. Somatogen* -(Olson)<br />29. Trellis* (affiliated company)- (Gomer)<br />30. Vanguard Solar – (Barron)<br />31. Xilas Medical (affiliated company)- (Athanasiou)<br />Carbon<br />Nanotechnologies<br />Incorporated<br />Nanospectra Biosciences<br />* inactive<br />
  • 51. Nano-science & industry report card: what are we missing?<br />Science &<br />Expertise<br />Ready & Able Workforce<br />Industry<br />Drive & <br />Resources<br />Economic Outcome<br />Rice<br /><ul><li>Ideas that are applicable
  • 52. Proven research ability
  • 53. Existing knowledge base and Intellectual Property</li></ul>Energy:<br />Halliburton<br />Shell<br />BP<br />Aerospace:<br />Lockheed Martin<br />Johnson Space Center<br />Health Sciences:<br />Nanospectra Biosciences<br />Market for <br />&<br />Delivery of Nano Products<br />Nano-technology Workforce Gap<br />Consortia between Academia & Industry<br />HCCS, UH<br /><ul><li>Ability to teach
  • 54. Ability to develop curriculum</li></ul>Conceive<br />Develop<br />Commercialize<br />Deliver<br />
  • 55. Nanotechnology Workforce Gap<br />We are now producing Masters- and Ph.D-level talent in Nanotechnology<br />We will continue to need that type of talent, but the drive to commercialize will be fueled by technicians<br />Why? It takes a tremendous number of lab hours to take Ph.D concepts and develop products and scale-up processes from them<br />The conclusion is simple: without technicians, we will not reach our economic goals in Nanotechnology<br />
  • 56. How do we close the workforce gap?<br />Start with the employers! What do you need now? What are you going to need in five years?<br />Retrain existing employees? Hire new talent?<br />What levels?<br />Technician’s Certification<br />AA<br />BS, MS, Ph.D<br />What areas?<br />Nanomaterials and Characterization<br />Nanoelectronics<br />Nanophotonics?<br />
  • 57. What: build our workforce to match the new jobs in emerging technology<br />Nanomaterials: producing science and engineering jobs today<br />Schlumberger needs to hire 6,000 engineers in next 2-3 years; many in Houston<br />Lockheed Martin ramping up to produce next-generation space vehicles<br />Both Energy and Aerospace now using nanomaterials<br />Lockheed Martin and Schlumberger looking for Nano-educated technical workers NOW: if they can’t find the workers in Texas, they will be forced to hire them from the outside or move the jobs out of Texas.<br />We have a lead in Nano research and early commercialization: <br />We need Nano-workers so we can take that lead into mainstream industry<br />
  • 58. Nanotechnology Education in Texas<br />Nanotechnology Specific Programs<br />Degrees with Nanotechnology Emphasis<br /><ul><li>Materials Science
  • 59. Engineering
  • 60. Chemistry & Physics
  • 61. Biosciences & Bioengineering
  • 62. Environmental Studies
  • 63. Management & Entrepreneurship</li></ul>University of Texas<br />Austin, Arlington, Dallas, Health Science Center Houston, El Paso, San Antonio<br />University of Houston<br />Texas A&M<br />Texas Tech<br />Rice University<br /><ul><li>Associates – 2 years
  • 64. Bachelors – 4 years
  • 65. Masters – BA/BS +2 years
  • 66. Doctorates – BA/BS +4-6 years</li></li></ul><li>Nanotechnology Workforce Development Initiative – Dallas area<br /><ul><li> lay the foundation for a truly innovative and effective partnership to produce a highly qualified and talented workforce for the growing demands of nanotechnology
  • 67. play a significant role in supplying the workforce necessary to create and deploy the new class of services and products being created by the nanotechnology industry
  • 68. serve as a model for these community colleges and other nanotechnology companies to develop partnerships to produce the best nanotechnology workers here in Texas, thus giving employers a key competitive advantage against companies located throughout the world </li></ul>University of Texas – Dallas<br />Texas State Technical College – Waco<br />Del Mar College of Corpus Christi<br />Baylor University<br />Richland College<br />Zyvex Corporation<br />Sematech<br />
  • 69. Texas Workforce Development<br />ACC NanoScholar Internship Program<br />SEMATECH, Austin Community College, Texas State Technical College<br />
  • 70. Jobs<br />Nanotechnology Technician<br />May 12, 2009 recognized by Texas Skills Standards Board<br />$23.00-30.00 per hour<br />building, installing, maintaining, repairing<br />probing and nanolithography systems, supporting nano-scale product development, and manufacturing nano-scale product<br />
  • 71.
  • 72. Jobs<br /><ul><li>monster.com
  • 73. careerbuilder.com
  • 74. workingin-nanotechnology.com
  • 75. tinytechjobs.com
  • 76. nanoguys.com
  • 77. azonano.com
  • 78. nanovip.com</li></ul>Associates Degree<br />Instrument Manufacturing Technician<br />Research Technician<br />Bachelors Degree<br />Quality Specialist<br />Production Planning Manager<br />Mechanical & Electrical Engineers<br />Training Manager<br />Operations Manager<br />Business Coordinator<br />Masters/Doctorate Degree<br />Research Fellow<br />Senior Scientist/Engineer<br />Professor<br />Program Director<br />
  • 79. Smalley Institute Focus<br />Nano in Energy (AEC++)<br />NanoHealth (CBEN+ANH+CPINE)<br />NanoMaterials for Aerospace<br />SWNT (CNL+)<br />NanoPhotonics (LANP)<br />NanoElectronics (Texas NRI, TxAN)<br />Social/Ethical/Environmental/Toxicological Issues (CBEN+)<br />Nanoscience/Nanoengineering<br />Nanoeducation<br />
  • 80. Even Our Grad Students are Special! <br />Grad Student Author!!<br />Rich Booker (Smalley group)<br />Autographs available!<br />
  • 81. NanoBusiness Resources<br />
  • 82. Smalley Institute Client & Collaborative Organizations<br />“Owned”<br />By Rice<br />Rice is<br />integral<br />Nanomaterials <br />Application Center<br />At Texas State University<br />San Marcos<br />Rice is<br />one of many<br />participants<br />HARC<br />Houston Advanced <br />Research Center<br />
  • 83. Provides major equipment to Rice and others<br /> Now supports over 70 instruments<br /> Full spectrum of equipment – TEM to NMR<br /> Recent adds – X-ray and Mass Spec<br />39 External Users, simple authorization process Pay fair fees for usage<br /> Expert operator time extra,<br /> if needed<br />Model for NSF, Texas Virtual Lab<br />Website sea.rice.edu <br />
  • 84. Center for Biological & Environmental Nanotechnology<br />Research at the Wet/Dry Interface<br />Prof. Vicki Colvin<br />Director<br />Prof. Richard Smalley<br />Founding Director<br />Dr. Kristen Kulinowski<br />Executive Director<br />cben.rice.edu<br />Nanotechnology Workforce Initiative for Houston - NWIH<br />
  • 85. Nano-Bio: 21st Century Medicine<br /><ul><li>Medical Diagnosis
  • 86. Medical Therapeutics
  • 87. Tissue Replacement</li></ul>NanoX<br />How can functional bio-nano objects be used to affect the health of organisms?<br />Bionanoconjugate<br /> (BNC)<br />
  • 88. Nanoshell-Assisted Tumor Ablation<br />20nm<br />Professors Naomi Halas and Jennifer West<br />
  • 89. Nanoshell-Assisted TumorAblation<br />Antibody ligands on nanoshells match receptor sites specific to targeted cancer cells.<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Target<br />Cancer Cell<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />External Laser<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br /><ul><li>PI: Dr. Jennifer West (Rice Bioengineering)
  • 90. Dr. Naomi Halas (Rice ECE )
  • 91. Dr. John Hazle (MDACC)
  • 92. Investigating use of Rice invention (nanoshells) for highly specific, minimally invasive cancer therapy
  • 93. Funded by NSF
  • 94. Licensed by Nanospectra Biosciences, Inc.</li></ul>Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Y<br />Nanoshells<br />Absorb in IR<br />Demonstrated in Mice<br />The inside joke is that the treated mice lived much longer than budgeted and have become a financial and accounting embarrassment.<br />
  • 95. Dr. Mauro Ferrari<br />Director<br />Dr. Jason Sakamoto<br />Chief Operating Officer<br />
  • 96. The GoodNanoGuide<br />Protected Internet site on occupational practices for the safe handling of nanomaterials<br />Multiple stakeholders contribute, share and discuss information<br />Modern, interactive, up-to-date<br />http://GoodNanoGuide.org<br />49<br />
  • 97.
  • 98. New Corporate Aerospace Research Center<br />Announced April 2008 – 1st ever for LM Co.<br />Initial Agreement $1 million/year over three years<br />Seed money for research projects – those that become promising may “graduate” to Business Area funding – incremental to the $1M/year<br />Single corporate backer rather than consortium<br />Includes Rice short courses both technical & info<br />Lockheed hires 5% of all new US engineers<br />
  • 99. Space Systems<br />Materials<br />Sensors<br />Power <br />Nanotechnology in Lockheed Martin<br /><ul><li>Distributed Sensor Systems
  • 100. Modeling and Simulation
  • 101. Integrated Platforms
  • 102. Ultra Lightweight Structure
  • 103. Smart Structures</li></ul>Information Systems and <br />Global Services<br />Control Algorithms for Missions<br />Electronic Systems<br />Aero<br />Materials<br />Materials<br />Sensors<br />Sensors<br />Platforms<br />
  • 104. U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory University of Texas - DallasUniversity of Texas - AustinUniversity of Texas - ArlingtonUniversity of Texas - Pan AmericanUniversity of Texas - BrownsvilleUniversity of HoustonRice University<br />CONTACT<br />Nanotechnology for the Air Force, <br />Aerospace, and Commerce<br />Jack Agee, <br />Executive Director, CONTACT Program<br />Rice University<br />jackagee@rice.edu<br />
  • 105.
  • 106. Humanity’s Top Ten Problemsfor next 50 years <br />ENERGY<br />WATER<br />FOOD<br />ENVIRONMENT <br />POVERTY<br />TERRORISM & WAR<br />DISEASE<br />EDUCATION<br />DEMOCRACY<br /> POPULATION<br />2003 6.5 Billion People<br />2050 8-10 Billion People<br />
  • 107. Global Energy Use<br />Energy Use (Quadrillion Btu)<br />Asia & Oceania<br />United States<br />Europe<br />Coal<br />Eurasia<br />Oil<br />87% Fossil Fuels<br />Gas<br />Central & South America<br />Nuclear<br />Middle East<br />All Other<br />Canada & Mexico<br />Africa<br />0<br />20<br />40<br />60<br />80<br />100<br />120<br />140<br />160<br />Quadrillion Btu<br />1 Quad ~ 1 Exajoule ~ 1 Tcf ~ 170 mmbo (~ 33 GWY)<br />Data: EIA, October 2007 <br />Scott Tinker – UT Austin BEG<br />
  • 108. Very Conservative!<br />World Energy<br />Estimates of 21st century world energy supplies (billion barrels oil equivalent), with estimated energy demand and world population (2000)<br />
  • 109. Why Houston MUST care about Nano<br />Oil & Gas: Hugely important to Texas – economic life-blood of Houston<br />What do we do when it declines?<br />We can’t afford to become another Tulsa<br />
  • 110. Energy @ Rice<br />00<br />(zero consumption, zero emissions)<br />Renewable fuels<br />Unconventional resources<br />Enhanced recovery<br />Dig a hole in the ground<br />Solar (wind, nuclear)<br />Transmission (Q-SWNT)<br />Fuel cells, biofuels<br />Gas hydrates, tar sands, shale<br />Sensors, imaging, proppants<br />Control, corrosion<br />Long term<br />Medium term<br />Near term<br />Present<br />Public policy & environmental/health throughout<br />
  • 111. UT Austin<br />Rice University<br />10 Industry Members<br />
  • 112. BP<br />BakerHughes<br />ConocoPhillips <br />Halliburton <br />Marathon<br />Occidental<br />Schlumberger<br />Shell<br />Total<br />Petrobras<br />
  • 113. Global Potential of Available Renewables and Fossil Fuels<br />www.hessen-nanotech.de<br />
  • 114. Smalley Energy Vision<br />
  • 115. Why Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes?<br />MOLECULAR PERFECTION & EXTREME PERFORMANCE<br />The Strongest Fiber Possible.<br />Selectable Electrical Properties<br /> Metallic Tubes Better Than Copper<br /> Semiconductors Better Than InSb or GaAs<br />Thermal Conductivity of Diamond.<br />The Unique Chemistry of Carbon.<br />The Scale and Perfection of DNA.<br />The Ultimately Versatile Engineering Material.<br />
  • 116. The biggest single challenge for the next few decades:<br />ENERGY <br />for 1010 people<br /><ul><li>At MINIMUMwe need 10 Terawatts (150 M BOE/day) </li></ul> from some new clean energy source by 2050<br /><ul><li> For worldwide energy prosperity and peace we need it to be cheap.
  • 117. We simply can not do this with current technology.
  • 118. We need Boys and Girls to enter Physical Science and Engineering as they did after Sputnik.
  • 119. Inspire in them a sense of MISSION</li></ul> ( BE A SCIENTIST --- SAVE THE WORLD )<br /><ul><li>We need a bold new APOLLO PROGRAM </li></ul> to find the NEW ENERGY TECHNOLOGY<br />
  • 120. Roadblocks<br />Vision without funding is hallucination.<br />Da Hsuan Feng – UT Dallas<br />Vision without hardware is delusion.<br />Lockheed engineer<br />
  • 121. From the age of Space to the age of Medicine<br />Age of Energy?<br />
  • 122. Rick Smalley with his favorite students: anyone, any age!!<br />
  • 123. Class of2030<br />
  • 124. ArchitectureShanghai EXPO 2010<br />Horst Adams, BAYER<br />
  • 125. Building & Construction<br />Horst Adams, BAYER<br />
  • 126. New horizons in architecture<br />Horst Adams, BAYER<br />
  • 127. Nanotechnology solution?<br />
  • 128. BE A SCIENTIST -- SAVE THE WORLD<br />
  • 129. BE AN ENGINEER -- SAVE THE WORLD<br />
  • 130. Rice NanoFANS Members Receive<br />advance notice of and reserved seating at Smalley Institute seminars and events<br />improved access to nano research at Rice<br />invitations to private receptions with faculty and distinguished guests<br />quarterly e-newsletters highlighting nano at Rice and around the world<br />event sponsorship opportunities<br />tours of Rice nano facilities<br />Rice NanoFANS Members Support<br />distinguished seminars<br />awards for outstanding theses<br />annual events<br />exceptional undergraduate research<br />K-12 and continuing education programs<br />Rice NanoFANSFriends Advancing NanoSciencenano.rice.edu<br />Aims to educate the public about nanotechnology and its impact on society and to provide a conduit for companies to learn about and integrate nanotechnological advances.<br />

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