In Person and in the Media
Coming to a Venue Near You
COINS senior scientists, grad students, and postdocs present popular talks to a range of audiences on campus and in community-based venues throughout the year.
Past highlights include:
- East Bay Science CafÃ©â€”Dr. Jeffrey Grossman and a pizza munching audience in lively conversation about nanotechnology and its applications to energy and the environment
- Explorations in Nanoscale Science & Technologyâ€”a daylong nano event at UC Berkeley for 300 Bay Area students and parents featuring talks by COINS professors Arun Majumdar, Seung-Wuk Lee, and Kris Pister as well as Dr. Jeff Grossman and postdoctoral candidate Mark Philbrick
- Numerous talks to diverse audiences in the San Joaquin Central Valley presented by UC Merced COINS faculty member, Christopher Viney
- And many more!
COINS has been very successful in garnering media attention in NSE:
- Nanotechnology Takes Off, a segment of the PBS Quest science series, featured COINS researchers. Since its initial airing, the episode has garnered hundreds of thousands of YouTube hits.
- Nanotechnology: The Power of Small, a part of the Fred Friendly Seminar series, included Jeff Grossman as a panelist. The show was aired on PBS in May 2008.
- COINS Postdoc P. Alex Greaney is a â€œscientist on the spotâ€ at the NSF-fundedÂ Science Museum of Minnesotaâ€™s Science Buzz website.