ICTP-East African Institute for Fundamental Research
KIST2 Building CST
University of Rwanda
Nanotechnology: Introduction and Prospects
A seminar by Prof. Dr. Ir. Hans Hilgenkamp will give a basic overview on nanotechnology, illustrated with examples from research done at the University of Twente and the resulting creation of spin off companies, with possible relevance to Rwanda and Africa.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Hans HILGENKAMP
Faculty of Science and Technology and MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Time: 16:00 – 17:00 HRS
Venue: ICTP-EAIFR, top floor (Former “KIST2” Building of the Univ. of Rwanda in Nyarugenge)
This is a seminar that will be of interest to scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs. The general public is invited.
Abstract: Nanotechnology comprises a range of technologies related to materials and devices in small dimensions. It is of great relevance for many applications, ranging from e.g., energy, health and water-purification, to information technologies, sensing & security, and basic science experiments.
In my presentation I will provide a basic overview on nanotechnology, illustrated with examples from research done at the University of Twente and the resulting creation of spin off companies, and will reflect on its possible relevance in the context of Rwanda/Africa.