Short Courses

Sunday, May 12, 2013, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Washington, DC

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

502: pic Graphene, Nanotubes & Nanowires
Meyya Meyyappan
NASA Ames Research Center
Wolfgang S. Bacsa
University of Toulouse, France
503: pic Functional Nanoparticles & Films - Technology & Applications
Sotiris E. Pratsinis
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich
505: pic Polymer Nanoparticles - Synthesis & Applications
Donald C. Sundberg and Yvon Durant
University of New Hampshire
506: pic Nanotechnology for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment
Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mansoor Amiji, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston
512: pic Nanostructured Materials: Industrial Applications
Fiona Case
NSTI Coordinator of Advanced Materials programs, Case Scientific
513: pic Nanoscale Characterization Techniques & Applications
Greg Haugstad
Director, Characterization Facility, University of Minesota
Pierre Panine, Senior Scientist, Xenocs SA, France
515: pic Nanomaterials for Energy
Sivaram Arepalli
Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
516: pic Nanostructured Surfaces and Coatings
Kock Yee Law
Research and Innovative Solutions

TechConnect World Courses

701: pic Technology Commercialization
Michael Pratt, Director of Corporate Business Development
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 Sunday, May 12, 2013, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • You may only attend a single course — please select it during registration
  • Cancellations made by April 19, 2013, will be refunded less a $150.00 processing fee. Cancellations after April 19, 2013, are non-refundable.
  • You may transfer your registration to another person at no charge prior to April 29, 2013.. After April 29, 2013 no changes may be made.
  • The running of all courses is dependent upon a minimum of 10 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.