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IIES Online Seminar Series | Nanoparticles

Wednesdays from April 20 – JUNE 29, 2022

The IIES is pleased to offer a FREE online seminar series on Nanoparticles. The series runs every Wednesday from April 20 to June 29, 2022.

Contributors: Institute of Soil Science (CAS, Nanjing), University of Montreal (Canada), Institute of High Energy Physics (CAS, Beijing), Carnegie Mellon University, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (US), Trent University (Canada), Nanjing University (China)

Each week join a faculty member from one of the contributing universities who will share their research and expertise. Lectures run approximately an hour in length with a short Q&A to follow. The talks are FREE and available to anyone interested. The seminars are live each week and will begin at:

08:00 AM EDT (GMT -04:00)
* Be sure to check your local timezone.

Series Schedule

DATE
PART
LECTURE
TOPIC
LECTURER
AFFILIATION
April 20
General Introduction to Nanoparticles
1
Introduction to Nanoparticles in the environment
Professor Fei Dang
Institute of Soil Science (CAS, Nanjing, China)
April 27
Analytical Methods for Nanoparticles
2
Analytical techniques for the detection, characterization and quantification of nanomaterials in the environment
Professor Kevin Wilkinson
University of Montreal (Canada)
May 4
 
3
Synchrotron radiation-based analysis at nanomaterial-bio interface
Professor Liming Wang
Institute of High Energy Physics  (CAS, Beijing)
May 11
Applications Of Nanoparticles
4
Nanoparticle Enabled Agriculture
Professor Jason White
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (US)
May 18
 
5
Fate and Transport in Agricultural Systems
Professor Greg Lowry
Carnegie Mellon University (US)
May 25
6
From Medicines to Make-up: An Introduction to the Human Applications and Uses of Nanomaterials
Dr. Craig Poland
Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh (UK)
June 1
Nanoparticles Biogeochemistry
7
Fate and Transport in Aquatic Systems
Professor Holger Hintelmann
Trent University (Canada)
June 8
 
8
Effects of nanoplastics on toxicity, bioaccumulation, degradation, and transport of organic pollutants
Professor Rong Ji
Nanjing University (China)
June 15
Environmental and Health Implications of Nanoparticles
9
Effect of Nanoparticles on Ecological Community Structure
Professor Martina Vijver
University of Leiden (The Netherlands)
June 22
 
10
Toxicity of Nanoparticles to Aquatic Organisms
Professor Emeritus Chris Metcalfe
Trent University (Canada)
June 29
 
11
Human Health Implications
Professor Sijin Liu
Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
 

Registration confirmation emails are sent out upon registration – be sure to check your JUNK folder 🙂

Date

May 18 2022 - Jul 27 2022
Ongoing...

Time

EDT
8:00 am - 9:30 am

Location

Online

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