Following the success of the
previous Buildings for Advanced Technology Workshops, BAT III
was held on February 6-8, 2006 at Purdue University in West
Now that a first wave of technical facilities has been designed
and many have been constructed, this third BAT workshop focused on the results achieved and the lessons learned. The BAT
III workshop, organized in part by the U.S. National
Nanotechnology Initiative and Purdue University,
building owners, facilities managers and user representatives
from a prestigious list of national laboratories, private
industry and higher education institutions to share their experience in achieving
the needs of these technically demanding facilities.
The proceedings of this workshop will be published through the
National Nanotechnology Coordination Office on behalf of the
member agencies of the Nanoscale Science, Engineering, and
Technology (NSET) Subcommittee, Committee on Technology,
National Science and Technology Council.
Discovery Park Lecture Series
BAT III directly followed the
Purdue Discovery Park Lecture Serieswhich took place on the afternoon of Monday February 6th. BAT III Attendees and Speakers got priority seating.
The Monday afternoon lecture was titled "Transforming Society through emerging Technologies: National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) at Five Years."
Continuing Education Unit Credit Continuing Education Unit
credit was available for BAT III Workshop attendees through
Workshop attendees earned 2.4 CEU for 24 hours of attendance (3
Advanced Technology Workshop III was organized in part by the
U.S. National Nanotechnology Initiative in conjunction with the
Naval Research Laboratory, Purdue University and HDR Architecture, Inc.
Three iPod nano
were given away at the Buildings for Advanced Technology Workshop III.
The iPod nano is
pencil-thin featuring a color display, up to 14 hours of battery life
and space for up to 500 skip-free songs (2GB), audiobooks and
podcasts. Slip it in your pocket — it weighs less than a handful of
change. The 1.5-inch color display makes your music look as good as it
sounds. View album art as you play your music. Browse up to 25,000 of
your favorite photos. Navigate with bright, easy-to-read menus. iPod
nano’s Click Wheel puts music under your thumb. Click to fast-forward,
rewind, play, pause or access menus. Run your thumb over the
touch-sensitive surface to control volume. Up to 14 hours of battery
life or up to 4 hours of slideshows with music. The iPod battery can be
charged up to 80 percent capacity in an hour and a half; a full charge
takes just 3 hours. iPod nano includes: Earbud headphones, USB 2.0
cable, Dock adapter, QuickStart guide, CD with iTunes for Mac and
Windows and features guide.