Thursday, 10 February 2022

A novel free software allows improved calculation of transport properties in materials with potential for green technologies

Elphbolt is the first software for simulating charge and thermal transport in solid materials that allows integrating the reciprocal effect of electrons and phonons into the calculations. This new free tool will enable detailed studies of transport phenomena in solids, with probable impact on the search for thermopower materials for green energy applications.

Thursday, 10 February 2022

New SCN2 Direction Board with ICN2 researchers as President and Vice-President

Marta Delgà, a doctoral student at the Advanced Electronic Materials and Devices group, is the new President of the Catalan Society of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (SCN2), and María Tenorio, from the Atomic Manipulation and Spectroscopy group, will take the charge of Vice President, with all their responsibilities. They are both very excited about future plans in the society. Elisa Rodríguez is still the Community Committee Leader as last year. 

Wednesday, 09 February 2022

GLEBioassay project receives funding from EuroNanoMed

A project aiming at the nano-monitoring of cancer immunotherapy efficiency through a graphene electrophoretic bioassay platform, GLEBioassay, is one of the ten selected in the 12th Joint Trasnational Call for funding of the EuroNanoMed platform. The consortium will be led by Prof. Arben Merkoçi.