NSF-sponsored workshop on the food-energy-water nexus

CEINT researchers hold NSF-sponsored workshop to identify the most promising opportunities for nanotechnology to improve sustainability at the Food-Energy-Water Nexus". View the workshop report. Read More

Center-wide Mesocosm Experiment Has Begun

On January 18th, the mesocosms in the Duke Forest received their first of 52 weekly doses of nanoparticles, marking the official start of a year-long CEINT-wide experiment, the largest such undertaking to date. Read More

Thomson-Reuters Names 3 CEINT Professors Most Cited

The Thomson-Reuters 2015 list of the world's Most Highly Cited Researchers in the Environment/Ecology category includes three CEINT professors: Director Mark Wiesner, Deputy Director Greg Lowry, and affiliated faculty member Heather Stapleton. Read More

Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology

The Center for the Environmental Implications of NanoTechnology (CEINT) is exploring the relationship between a vast array of nanomaterials— from natural, to manufactured, to those produced incidentally by human activities— and their potential environmental exposure, biological effects, and ecological impacts. Headquartered at Duke University, CEINT is a collaborative effort bringing together researchers from Duke, Carnegie Mellon University, Howard University, Virginia Tech, University of Kentucky, Stanford University, and Baylor. CEINT academic collaborations include on-going activities coordinated with faculty at Clemson, North Carolina State, and North Carolina Central universities, with researchers at NIST and EPA government labs, and with key international partners.

Created in 2008 with funding from the National Science Foundation and the US Environmental Protection Agency, CEINT performs fundamental research on the behavior of nano-scale materials in laboratory and complex ecosystems. Research includes all aspects of nanomaterial transport, fate and exposure, as well as ecotoxicological and ecosystem impacts. Additionally, CEINT is developing risk assessment tools to provide guidance in assessing existing and future concerns surrounding the environmental implications of nanomaterials.

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