NASCENT regularly hosts guests to speak on a variety of topics.  Speakers may be faculty at other universities working in areas related to NASCENT’s mission and vision, entrepreneurs, innovators from member companies, or speakers with expertise in intellectual property.

Video recordings of these presentations, as well as soft copies of the presentation files, are made available below. If you are with an outside company and are interested in gaining access to these outside speaker presentations, please contact us here. Please check back often for videos of our latest research presentations!

NASCENT Guest Speaker Presentation Files

NASCENT Guest Speaker Presentation Videos

(most recent first)

“The Next Digital Revolution – Digital Atomic Scale Manufacturing” April 21, 2017.

Dr. John Randall, President, Zyvex Labs

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“Tech Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Your Research” and “NSF I-Corps Start-up Company Training” March 03, 2017.

respectively presented by

Dr Robert Villwock , Strategic Researcher Liaison, Office of Technology Commercialization, University of Texas at Austin

Ben Eynon, Assistant Director, Strategic Programs, NASCENT Center, University of Texas at Austin

“Where Are We Headed With Battery Technologies?” January 27, 2017.

Professor Arumugam Manthiram, Texas Materials Institute, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

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“Virtual Reality in Austin: New Generation of Gaming & Beyond” December 7, 2016.

Patrick Curry, Serial entrepreneur, game developer and recent director of Unity Austin

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“Thermal Transport in Li-ion Cells: Materials, Processes and Metrology” November 11, 2016.

Dr. Ankur Jain, University of Texas at Arlington

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The video presentation below is a re-recording from 11/28/2016.

“TEL: Company Overview and Modeling | Optimization of Silicon Nitride Etching in Phosphoric Acid” October 14, 2016.

Dr. Jacques Faguet and Dr. Derek Bassett, Tokyo Electron Limited

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“Reinvigorating Industrial Basic Research: Northrop Grumman NEXT” September 30, 2016.

Dr. Jesse Tice and Dr. Vince Gambin, Northrop Grumman

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“High-rate Nano and Microscale Printing of Electronics and Sensors” April 8, 2016.

Prof. Ahmed Busnaina, W. L. Smith Professor and Director, Northeastern University NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing

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“Modeling and Control of Advanced Roll-to-Roll Manufacturing Systems” March 25, 2016.

Prof. Prabhakar Pagilla, TEES Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University

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“Heterogeneous Integration and Manufacturing at Small Scales” February 26, 2016.

Prof. Placid Ferreira, Tungchao Julia Lu Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois

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“2-Dimensional Materials for Next Generation Electronics” February 10, 2016.

Dr. Rudresh Ghosh, Microelectronics and Engineering Research Center, University of Texas at Austin

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“DNA-based Nanomechanical Devices”  November 20, 2015.

Prof. Carlos Castro, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Biophysics Graduate Program, The Ohio State University

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“Intellectual Property Strategies for Startups.”  November 13, 2015.

Greg Webb, Partner at Haynes at Boone, LLP.

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“Enabling Layout and Process Optimization with Fast, Full-Field Simulation of Droplet-Dispensed UV Nanoimprint Lithography.”  November 6, 2015.

Prof. Hayden Taylor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, and Simprint Nanotechnologies.

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