Short Courses

Monday June 18, 2012, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Santa Clara, California

Short courses educate participants in a range of technologies and impacted industries through a One-Day Intensive Program. All courses are presented by leading experts in their respective fields. Participation includes Course Notes and a Networking Lunch and Receptions with the instructors and experts.

Nanotechnology Courses

501: carbon nanotube - CNT Nano- and Molecular-Scale Electronics
Mark Reed
Yale University
502: carbon nanotube - CNT Graphene, Nanotubes & Nanowires
Meyya Meyyappan
NASA Ames Research Center
Wolfgang S. Bacsa
University of Toulouse, France
503: nano particulates Functional Nanoparticles & Films - Technology & Applications
Sotiris E. Pratsinis
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich
504: nano particulates Microfluidics in Bioanalytics, Medical diagnostics and Food Science
Joel S. Rossier
DiagnoSwiss S.A., Switzerland
505: polymer nanotechnology Polymer Nanoparticles - Synthesis & Applications
Donald C. Sundberg and Yvon Durant
University of New Hampshire
506: medical nanotechnology Nanotechnology for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment
Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mansoor Amiji, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston
507: nanotechnology bio materials tissues Bio Nano Materials & Tissues - Technology & Applications
Thomas J. Webster
Brown University
512: technology marketing Nanostructured Materials: Industrial Applications
Fiona Case
NSTI Coordinator of Advanced Materials programs, Case Scientific
513: nanoscale characterization Nanoscale Characterization Techniques & Applications
Greg Haugstad
Director, Characterization Facility, University of Minesota
Pierre Panine
Senior Scientist, Xenocs SA, France
514: nanocomposites Nanocomposites - Processing & Applications
Thomas Twardowski
Twardowski Scientifc
515: nanomaterials energy Nanomaterials for Energy
Sivaram Arepalli
Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

Cleantech Courses

908: green building Green Building - Technologies & Opportunities
George Elvin
Green Technology Forum

TechConnect World Courses

701: technology commercialization Technology Commercialization
Jonathan Jensen, Director, Business Development
Office of Technology Transfer, Boston University

Who Should Attend

These introductory — to intermediate — level courses are suitable for: Managers, Practicing Engineers, Industrial Scientists, on a decision-making level, Executives seeking strategic planning insight, Policy Makers with some technical background, and Academic Researchers developing a strong technology programs.



  • Courses run Monday June 18, 2012 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • You may only attend a single course — please select it during registration
  • Cancellations made by May 25, 2012 will be refunded less a $100.00 processing fee. Cancellations after May 25, 2012 are non-refundable.
  • You may transfer your registration to another person at no charge prior to June 1, 2012. After June 1 no changes may be made.
  • The running of all courses is dependent upon a minimum of 6 registrants.
  • TechConnect World is not responsible to any instructor cancellations and subsequent changes in the program, but will make every effort to provide alternate content in the event of a cancellation.
  • To register for a course, please follow the registration link.