December 05, 2018
Lowry Elected 2018 AAAS FellowGreg Lowry, CEINT's Deputy Director and a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
October 25, 2018
Ten Years In, What Has CEINT Taught Us?Maintaining the complexity of natural systems is crucial to environmental research at the nanoscale. The Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT) has led the way
August 28, 2018
All That Is Gold Is Not Biochemically StableResearchers stumble upon the lesson that typically stable gold nanoparticles can’t always be trusted
June 25, 2018
Nanomaterials Could Mean More Algae Outbreaks for Wetlands, WaterwaysThe last 10 years have seen a surge in the use of tiny substances called nanomaterials in agrochemicals like pesticides and fungicides. The idea is to provide more disease protection and better yields for crops, while decreasing the amount of toxins sprayed on agricultural fields.
May 04, 2017
CEINT 2017 Annual Meeting ReviewCEINT affiliates from across the partner institutions descended upon Duke University for the commencement of the 2017 Annual Internal Meeting.
May 04, 2017
CEINT CSSC Exchange Program Sends Marie Simonin to Baylor UniversityThe CEINT Scholar Steering Committee was pleased to bring Dr. Marie Simonin to Baylor University for a visit and to give a seminar this spring as part of its CSSC Scholar Exchange Program initiative.
January 10, 2017
Investigating the Impact of Nanomaterials on Living ThingsWe can't see them, but nanomaterials, both natural and manmade, are literally everywhere, from our personal care products to our building materials--we're even eating and drinking them. Watch this "Science Nation" video from NSF.
December 13, 2016
Art of the Invisibly SmallNanoparticles are increasingly being used in a wide variety of consumer products including electronics, foods, medicines, and clothing. Steep is a series of art projects that explore the physical reality of sensing nanotechnology.
November 03, 2016
Scholars Gather to Wrap Center-Wide Mesocosm ExperimentIn October, CEINT researchers from across the center descended on Durham in an intensive effort to wrap the center-wide mesocosm experiment.
October 25, 2016
Visualization tools used to correlate complex toxicity datasetsA team of CEINT researchers, led by CMU senior professor and CEINT deputy director Greg Lowry, has made an impact on the new and growing world of nanoinformatics with a novel analytical tool to help visualize complex toxicity datasets.
July 28, 2016
2 CEINT professors make list of most cited MSE researchersJie Liu and Tosh Chilkoti, professors at Duke University, made Elsevier Scopus' 2016 list of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering.
June 02, 2016
NSF-sponsored workshop on the food-energy-water nexusCEINT researchers hold NSF-sponsored workshop to identify the most promising opportunities for nanotechnology to improve sustainability at the Food-Energy-Water Nexus."
January 20, 2016
Center-wide Mesocosm Experiment Has BegunOn 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.
October 15, 2015
Thomson-Reuters Names 3 CEINT Professors Most CitedThe 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.
October 13, 2015