Advanced Studies Institute (ASI)

Registration Information

Admission Requirements

To apply, candidates are requested to submit their application forms online by September 30, 2009.


Venue

American University of Ras Al Khaimah
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

 

Program

RAKCAM-ASI Programme (17-19 October 2009)
Friday October 16, 6-8 pm : Registration and Reception (RAK Hilton Hotel)

 

DAY 1 Saturday 17th October

9:00 11:00    Prof. El-Shall                   1. Introduction to RAK CAM & ASI

                                                            2. Overview of the ASI Program

                                                            3. Introduction to Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology

11:00 11:30                                         Coffee/Tea Break

11:30 13:00    Prof. Dutta                    

                                                            Perspectives of Nanotechnology

                                                            History of nanomaterials

                                                            The Business of Nanotechnology

                                                            Some present and future applications of nanomaterials

13:00 14:30                                          LUNCH

14:30 16:00    Prof. Cheetham              Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Materials - I 

                                                            Structure & Chemical Diversity

                                                            Characterization

16:00 16:30                                         Coffee/Tea Break

16:30 18:00    Prof. Cheetham              Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Materials - II

                                                            Properties

                                                            Potential Applications

 

DAY 2 Sunday 18th October

9:00 11:00    Prof. El-Shall                    Clusters, Nucleation & Nanoparticles

                                                            Overview of Nucleation & Growth

                                                            Preparation/Synthesis of nanomaterials

                                                            Physical & Chemical Methods

11:00 11:30                                          Coffee/Tea Break

11:30 13:00    Prof. El-Shall                  Selected Nanomaterials

                                                            Carbon Nanotubes

                                                            Graphene

13:00 14:30                                          LUNCH

14:30 16:00    Prof. Dutta                     Introduction to Colloidal Domain

                                                            The significance of Surfaces

                                                            Surfaces & Interface

                                                            Wetting on Surfaces

                                                            Mechanical Properties of Nanomaterials

16:00 16:30                                          Coffee/Tea Break

16:30 18:00    Prof. Dutta                     Overview of Top-Down Processing Technology

                                                            An Introduction to Microelectronic Fabrication

                                                            Semiconductor Devices and IC Formation

                                                            Fundamentals of MEMS

 

DAY 3 Monday 19th October

9:00 10:00    Prof. El-Shall                   Nanocatalysis

                                                            Significance of catalysis

                                                            Heterogeneous & Homogeneous Catalysis

                                                            Environmental & Energy Application

10:00 11:00    Prof. Dutta                    Photocatalysis

                                                            Metal Oxide semiconductors

                                                            Photodissociation, photolysis and photodecomposition

11:00 11:30                                         Coffee/Tea Break

11:30 13:00    Prof. Dutta                     NanoOptics/NanoElectronics

                                                            Quantum Dots, Surface Plasmon Resonance

                                                            Near-Field Microscopies

                                                            Photonic Crystals

                                                            Microelectronics and Extensions to the Nanoscale

                                                            Single-Electron Tunneling & Molecular Wires

13:00 14:30                                          LUNCH

14:30 16:00    Prof. Dutta                     NanoMagnetism

                                                            Characteristics of Nanomagnetic Materials 

                                                            NanoProducts & Potential Applications

16:00 16:30                                          Coffee/Tea Break

16:30 18:00    El-Shall / Dutta               Conclusions and wrap-up

                                                             Closing Session and Distribution of ASI Certificates

 

Registration Fee: $500

The registration fee includes the printed documents, a book on “Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology”, lunch and coffee breaks.

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