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Public Seminar: The Fascinating Nanoworld!

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Nanoscience is an exciting area of science that studies the world with objects that have very small dimension. All sort of scientists (physicist, chemist, biologist, material scientist, engineer etc.) are studying very very very very small thing in order to better understand the nanoworld. We want to be able to manipulate and understand matter at molecular level, to create artificial structures. This is because structures exhibit novel and very much improved mechanical, chemical, electrical, optical and biological properties, due entirely to their nanoscopic size. Whenever scientists and engineers push their understanding and control over matter to finer scales (nanoscale regime), they invariably discover qualitatively new phenomena and invent qualitatively new technologies.

The aim of this presentation is to give the audience an appreciation of the nanosized regime and scientists’ fascination in the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The talk aims to address the following questions:

  1. What is nanoscale? Why Nanoscience?
  2. What are some applications of Nanotechnology?
  3. How do you manipulate nanoscale objects?
  4. How do you make structures out of nanomaterials?

The talk shall be presented with the help of a number of fun-filled demonstrations aiming to illustrate the concepts discussed.

The IEEE Swinburne Sarawak Student Branch, IEEE Malaysia Sarawak Subsection and Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus is privilege to co-organize this seminar  with the organizer of “9th IEEE International Nanoelectronic Conference (IEEE INEC 2019)” on the following date, time and venue:

  • Date: 5th July 2019 (Friday)
  • Time: 9:30am. – 11:30am
  • Venue: Lecture Theatre, Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus, Malaysia
  • Target Audience: General Public especially O level and A level students.
  • FREE ADMISSION


Registration is FREE and all are welcome. Kindly RSVP and register with us if you are interested to attend this seminar. Please contact Assoc. Prof Dr. Lau Bee Theng (blau@swinburne.edu.my) or Dr. Chua Hong Siang (hschua@swinburne.edu.my) if you have any questions

Speaker Profile
Prof. Sow Chorng Haur
Department of Physics,
Faculty of Science,
National University of Singapore

Ong Chin Ann
Executive Committee Member (Communication & Promotion), IEEE Sarawak Subsection 2019-2020