Research Highlights

UW-Madison SCIENCountErs Program Welcomes Two New Partners (2014)

Presentation of Large DNA Molecules for Analysis as Nanoconfined Dumbbells (2014)

Selecting Our Own Science: How Communication Contexts and Individual Traits Shape Information Seeking (2014)

Incorporating Science Communication Research into the University Classroom. The “Nasty Effect:” Online Incivility and Risk Perceptions of Emerging Technologies (2014)

Phototoxicity Assessment of Graphene Oxide Nanosheets using Zebrafish Embryos as a Vertebrate Model (2014)

UW-Madison NSEC led SCIENCountErs Launches New Website (2014)

Impact of UW NSEC on Campus Facilities (2014)

The Soft Materials Laboratory: Characterization and Patterning of Polymers (2014)

An experimentally-informed coarse-grained 3-site-per-nucleotide model of DNA: Structure, thermodynamics, and dynamics of hybridization (2014)

Tuning the Strength of Hydrophobic Interactions using Immobilized Ions (2014)

Nanopatterned Brushes Templated by Block Copolymers (2014)

Self-Assembly of Strongly Phase Segregated Block Copolymer Thin-films (2014)

Confocal Raman Imaging of Graphene Oxide Uptake into the Developing Zebrafish Embryo (Danio rerio) (2014)

Nylon-3 Co-Polymers: Discovery of New Bioactive Materials (2014)

Tweeting Nano: How Public Discourses about Nanotechnology Develop in Social Media Environments (2013)

Science, New Media, and the Public (2013)

Carbon Playground (2013) 

Photo-Enhanced Toxicity of Graphene Oxide Nanosheets (2013)

Super-Stretching of DNA for Optical Mapping of Genomic DNA (2013)

Initiator Embedded Organic Coatings for Dense Brush Growth (2013)

Demonstration of “full disc” bit patterned media (2012)

The Influence of Proximal Charged Groups on the Hydrophobic Interactions of a Nanoscopic Domain (2012)

Nano Patterning Campus Facility (2012)

Catalysis from Directed Assembly of β-Peptide Nanorods (2012)

Density Multiplication and Improved Lithography by Directed Block Copolymer Assembly (2012)

Diffusion of Nanoparticles in Liquid Crystalline Systems (2012)

From small Science Comes BIG Decisions (2011)

Graphoepitaxy on Chemically Homogeneous Surfaces (2011)

Independent Laboratory Access for the Blind Conference on Teaching and Learning Science for Blind and Visually Impaired Students

Language matters: Defining nanotech for lay audiences can impact attitudes and understanding (2011)

Narrowing the Nano Discourse? The Web Changes How And What Citizens Learn About Emerging Technologies

Photoreactivity and ROS production: Looking at TiO2 (2011)

Sequence-Directed Assembly of β-peptide Oligomers at Phospholipid Membranes (2011)

Soft Materials Characterization Laboratory

Surfactant-Assisted Orientation of Thin Diblock Copolymer Films

Toxicity of Oxidatively Degraded Quantum Dots

UW NSEC Research is a Key Force Behind the Inclusion of “Directed Assembly” in the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors