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FREE Nanotechnology Seminar

September 16, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

| Free
  • September 16, 2015
  • : 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Free
  • Australian Synchrotron, 800 Blackburn Road
    Clayton , Victoria 3168 Australia
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The Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication invites you to attend a free seminar morning at the Australian Synchrotron. Presentations by international speakers Dr Walter Riess (IBM) and Mr Brandon Van Leer (FEI) will explore the current and future nanotechnology landscape and discuss nanofabrication techniques and tools. Morning tea and refreshments will be provided.


This is a free seminar event. For catering purposes, please register your attendance.


9:30am – 10:30am Presentation – Brandon Van Leer (FEI) – “Advances in characterisation techniques using the Helios NanoLab DualBeam FIB-SEM”
10:30am – 10:45am Morning tea
10:45am – 11:45am Presentation – Dr Walter Riess (IBM) – “Science & Technology in IBM Research – current work, selected highlights, future trends”
1:00pm – 4:00pm Workshop – FEI Nanobuilder & Advanced Sample Preparation (invitation only, contact Fatima Eftekhari for more information)

About the speakers


Dr Walter Riess is the department head of IBM Zurich Research Laboratory and Coordinator of the Binnig and Rohrer Nanotechnology Center. Dr Reiss has extensive experience in LED displays, nanoscale structures and devices, advanced thermal packaging optics, silicon photonics, self assembly and patterning, experimental biology and molecular electronics. Dr Riess will give a broad overview of global nanofabrication trends and discuss the future of nanotechnology and emerging technologies.


Brandon (1)

Brandon Van Leer is the Business Development and Product Marketing Engineer for FEI. Brandon’s presentation will cover 3D serial acquisition using a DualBeam, reconstruction and visualisation with Avizo for FEI, and the current application space for 3D characterisation in materials science.




For more information, contact Meegan Waugh, Communications Officer at meegan.waugh@nanomelbourne.com.