CNS-ASU News

  • April 11, 2013

    CNS-ASU booth at the Tempe Festival of the Arts

    On April 5-7, CNS-ASU participated in the Tempe Festival of Arts, showing off nano experiments and talking with citizens about the ways nanotechnologies have started appearing in our daily life.

  • March 28, 2013

    Speakers at the event
    Continuing the year-long series on the Nano City, the CNS-ASU Science Cafe held its March event last week entitled Power in the Nano City. The discussion focused on the issue of "power" in two of its forms: electricity and authority.
  • March 6, 2013

    Students and faculty discuss the presentations

    This semester, twelve graduate students from the Design School at ASU have been participating in a capstone course taught by Darren Petrucci of the Design School and Arnim Wiek of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society. This week they met in ASU's Descision Theater to present their progress so far, and to get feedback on their work with several ASU faculty. 

  • January 10, 2013

    Early this January, 14 graduate students and junior faculty from across the world were invited to Arizona to participate in the first annual CNS-ASU Winter School. The participants, hailing from a variety of disciplines, received a detailed introduction to CNS-ASU research methods and projects during the week-long retreat.
  • December 3, 2012

    This fall, researchers at CNS-ASU launched the Futurescape City Tours (FCT), a novel approach to engaging citizens with issues of technology and society. The focus for the upcoming tours is on equity and urban sustainability in relation to nanotechnology in the city.

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