Network for Computational Nanotechnology - A Strategic Plan for Global Knowledge Transfer in Research and Education
Date of this Version10-2011
2011 IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC): Network for Computational Nanotechnology - a strategic plan for global knowledge transfer in research and education
The Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) manages the science gateway nanoHUB.org, recognized as the world’s largest nanotechnology user facility, with over 2800 research and teaching resources in use by over 180,000 users annually. Resources consist of 220 simulation tools and nearly 2600 other content items ranging from podcasts of lectures to first time user guides for simulation tools to complete sets of university course materials. Simulation tools developed for research have been found to be used in the classroom and simple classroom tools are being used by researchers. With a global community spread across 172 countries, nanoHUB.org facilitates fast knowledge transfer across countries, disciplines, and communities. NCN follows a carefully planned strategy to lower barriers to this knowledge transfer and the growth and success of the site validates this strategy.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology