Current Challenges of Nanotechnology

In the spring semester, 2010, the lectures are delivered on Tuesdays (except the last Tuesday of every month), 5-30 — 7-00 p.m., 01 lecture hall, the Main Building of MSU. The course is open to the general public. If you are not an MSU student, postgraduate student or employee, please enroll in advance.

The lectures are broadcast live on the web.

The schedule can be downloaded either in A4 format or in A0 format.

Lecture 1.

16 February 2010

Nanotechnology: from single particles to photonic crystals.
(Prof. E. Kumacheva, University of Toronto)

Lecture 2.

2 March 2010

Modern nanoanalytics: from atoms and molecules to living cells.
(Prof. I. Yaminsky, MSU)

Lecture 3.

9 March 2010

Radiation chemical methods for fabricating nanostructures and nanomaterials.
(Prof. V. Feldman, MSU)

Lecture 4.

16 March 2010

Dendrimers and other macromolecules-particles as objects of nanotechnology and nanomaterials.
(RAS corresponding member A. Muzafarov, ISPM RAS)

Lecture 5.

23 March 2010

Nanostructured thermoelectric materials.
(Prof. A. Shevelkov, MSU)

Lecture 6.

06 April 2010

Challenges and prospects of modern electronics.
(N. Suetin, Intel)

Lecture 7.

13 April 2010

Biological nanomachines: how ribosomes and other structures of a cell work.
(Academician A. Bogdanov, MSU)

Lecture 8.

20 April 2010

Biophysical mechanisms of energy transformation in biological nanoscale structures.
(RAS corresponding member A. Rubin, MSU)

Lecture 9.

27 April 2010

Barnase-Barstar module as a molecular nanoconstructor: new approaches to cancer diagnostics and therapy.
(RAS corresponding member S. Deyev, MSU)