Nanotechnology: Exploring Practical Solutions in Agriculture, Food and Biological Systems
About this event
Date: July 15th, 2012
Time: 1:00 Pm to 4:00 pm
Venue: Lakehead University - Orillia Campus
500 University Avenue, Orillia
Event: Canadian Society for Bioengineering
Presenter: Dr. Suresh Neethirajan, University of Guelph
Web Link: www.tinyurl.com/cth5eo9
Who Should Attend: Professionals from the industry, academia and government who are interested in nanotechnology and its applications in the agriculture, food and biological systems.
Workshop Description: The aims of this workshop are to:
- Create awareness about the development and advancement of nanotechnology in the agricultural and food industry;
- Focus on key areas where nanoscience and nanotechnology can impact agricultural production systems, food and biological industries;
- Identify and address potential barriers for adoption of nanotechnology solutions in the agri-food industries.
Suresh Neethirajan is an Assistant Professor of Bionanotechnology at the School of Engineering, University of Guelph. He is also a board member of the Grand River Chapter of the Professional Engineers Ontario. Information on bionanotechnology research at the University of Guelph can be found at www.bionanolab.ca