Sandra Rosenthal

  • Vanderbilt University

    Rosenthal to step down as VINSE director; planning for institute’s future begins

    VINSE Director Sandra Rosenthal (Vanderbilt University) By Jane Hirtle Sandra Rosenthal, Jack and Pamela Egan Professor of Chemistry, will step down as director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE) on June 30 following 12 years of service. “I am so grateful to Sandy for… Read More

    Feb. 27, 2019

  • Vanderbilt University

    VINSE director Rosenthal honored for achievements in chemistry, STEM education

    Sandra Rosenthal, the Jack and Pamela Egan Professor of Chemistry and director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Nanoscale Science and Engineering, has been named the winner of this year’s Charles H. Herty Medal by the Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society. The award is given to recognize outstanding chemists… Read More

    Feb. 22, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Grand opening of nanoscale research facilities wows crowd

    Excited visitors got a firsthand look Tuesday at the new, state-of-the-art facilities for the Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, with the showpiece being a 10,000-square-foot, commercial-grade cleanroom. About 300 people attended the grand opening celebration. L-r: Dean of… Read More

    Oct. 27, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Flying saucer’ quantum dots hold secret to better, brighter lasers

    This computer-generated model shows the spherical core of the quantum dot nanoparticle (in red) along with the ‘flying saucer’ shape of the outer shell (in yellow). The tension in the core induced by the shell affects the electronic states and lowers the energy threshold required to trigger the… Read More

    Mar. 21, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    High school students squeeze electricity from a blackberry

    Northwest High School students (l-r) Lucas Owens and Josh Endsley with Vanderbilt graduate student Kristin Engerer. Northwest High School students from Clarksville, Tenn., learned to make solar cells out of blackberry juice and measure the electrical power produced by the juice during an April 24 educational outreach program sponsored by… Read More

    May. 12, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Dawant, Rosenthal to serve on Provost search committee

    Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has named a committee including a Board of Trust member, two top administrators and a number of faculty members who will search for the next Vanderbilt University provost. Benoit Dawant Benoit Dawant, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Engineering, professor of electrical engineering, professor of radiology and radiological… Read More

    Feb. 12, 2014