Virginia Tech Academy of Integrated Science NanoCamp - August 2-4, 2017 - Virginia Tech Campus   -  Blacksburg, Virginia
Virginia Tech Academy of Integrated Science NanoCamp - August 2-4, 2017 - Virginia Tech Campus   -  Blacksburg, Virginia

Schedule

Please note the schedule below is tentative and subject to change.

2017 Agenda

Wednesday, August 2
TIME SESSION LOCATION
11:00 a.m. Arrival & Check-in
New Hall West Residence Hall
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Ice Breaker Activities
New Hall West Lawn
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch On-campus location TBD
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Welcome
Dr. Randy Heflin, Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies, College of Science
New Classroom Building
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Overview - What is Nanoscience?
Dr. Marc Michel, Department of Geosciences
New Classroom Building
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Restroom & Water Break New Classroom Building
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Nano Building Blocks

Dr. Harry Dorn, Department of Chemistry
New Classroom Building
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admissions Information Session New Classroom Building
5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. Dinner & Introduction of Resident Advisors D2 Dining Hall
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Break Squires Student Center
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Fun at the Breakzone - bowling, billiards, and table tennis Squires Student Center
9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Your choice of chaperoned activities:
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Library
  • Return to the dorm
11:00 p.m. Lights out!
Big Day Tomorrow!
Thursday, August 3 (Group A and B)
TIME SESSION LOCATION
7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast D2 Dining Hall
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Campus Tour
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Tour of Polymer Solutions - independent testing materials lab and strategic resource for the test of polymers, plastics, metals, gases, and much more.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Break New Hall West Residence Hall
12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch with Nanoscience Faculty D2 Dining Hall
1:30 - 5:30 p.m. Lab Activities at the Nanoscale Characterization and Fabrication Laboratory

Dr. Chris Winkler and Team
VT Corporate Research Center
5:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Dinner D2 Dining Hall
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Lawn Party - Music, Cornhole, Bocci Ball, Ladder Ball, Croquet, Tie-Dye, and a caricature artist! New Hall West Lawn
9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Your choice of chaperoned activities:
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Library
  • Return to the dorm
11:00 p.m. Lights out!
Big Day Tomorrow!
Friday, August 4
TIME SESSION LOCATION
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast D2 Dining Hall
8:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Cycle through Breakout Sessions:

Nanoscience & The Environment
Rui Maia

Nanomedicine: A Promise or Reality? The Use of Nanoparticles in Medicine
TBD

Nanomaterials: Make Electrochromic Devices from Nanoscale Self-Assembled Films
Dr. Randy Heflin & Dr. Craig Tollin
New Classroom Building
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch with the Hokie Bird & Current Nanoscience Students
D2 Dining Hall
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks & Reception On-campus location TBD
3:45 - 4:30 p.m. Check Out
Guest Services
New Hall West Residence Hall



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