Summer 2022 - High School Outreach

Nano Science Day @ KU

Date: 7/26/22 (Tues)

Time: 10 am – 4:30 pm

Description: In this one-day event, you will learn about the basics of nanoscience and condensed matter physics, and how physicists design new materials for future electronics, computation, and harvesting renewable energies.

Fee: Free! Lunch will be provided.

Tentative Schedule:

10:00 – 11:30 KU campus tour

11:30 – 12:00 Seminar on Nanoscience and Material Research

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch 

1:00 – 2:00 Lab activity – Making a nanomaterial and bringing it home

2:00 – 2:30 Seminar on Renewable Energy

2:30 – 3:15 Lab activity – Making a solar cell with juices

3:15 – 3:30 Break

3:30 – 4:00 Seminar on Future Electronics and Quantum Computation

4:00 – 4:30 Visualizing nanomaterials with computers


Wai-Lun Chan (Associate Professor)

Hui Zhao (Professor)

Hartwin Peelaers (Assistant Professor)

To apply, please fill out the form below.

If you have any question, please enter it in the comment section in the online form

The event is sponsored by:

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Kansas

National Science Foundation