Place: Snowbird Cliff Lodge, Snowbird, Utah
Date: April 18- April 21, 2007.

Supporting Organizations: Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and Nanorex Inc..

Sponsoring Society:International Society For Nananoscale Science, Computation and Engineering (ISNSCE).

FNANO07 Conference Web page:

FNANO07 Conference Registration page (Registration will be open starting February 5, 2007)

If you are a Contributing Speaker, regular participant, or student and NOT a Track Chair, Track co-Chair, Invited Speaker, Keynote Speaker, Conference Organizer, or Assistant, click here:

ONLY if you are a Track Chair, Track co-Chair, Invited Speaker, Keynote Speaker, Conference Organizer, or Assistant: click here


FNANO07 Schedule: To be posted by March 1, 2007 at

Hotel Accommodations:

FNANO07 Announcement: [PDF] [TXT] [HTML]

Obtaining prior year's FNANO Proceedings:

Plans for Special Journal Issues of FNANO Papers:

Concurrent NSF Workshop: to be announced.

Foundations of Nanoscience is a yearly conference on foundations of nanoscience, maintaining the highest scientific standards. Self-assembly is the central theme of the conference. Topics include self-assembled architectures and devices, at scales ranging from nano-scale to meso-scale. Methodologies include both experimental as well as theoretical approaches.  The conference spans traditional disciplines including chemistry, biochemistry, physics, computer science, mathematics, and various engineering disciplines including MEMS.

The prior last 3 years year's Conferences on Foundations of Nanoscience(FNANO04, FNANO05 and FNANO06) had an significant impact on the emerging fields of Nanoscience and Self-assembly -- they brought many of the leading Nanoscientists and researchers working in a wide variety of areas of Self-assembly in the same place to present invited talks.

The 4th Conference on Foundations of Nanoscience had a schedule with many contributed posters and open discussion periods to allow for attendee interaction, as well as invited talks by distinguished Nanoscientists.

Important Dates:
Paper and Poster Submission Website:
(This submission website will be open starting December 15, 2007)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: extended to January 31, 2007
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: If you wish to present a talk or poster at FNANO07, you need to submit by January 31, 2007 an extended abstract of at least one page in PDF format. Submitted papers can be either an abstract or a paper, ranging in length between one page to 12 pages, at the author’s option. Even if your talk is invited, you still need to submit at least a one page abstract by this date.
SUBMISSION METHOD: Submissions are electronic via a Web interface at the above Paper and Poster Submission Website. Please make sure you have a browser that supports uploading via a web form.

February 15, 2007.

The FNANO07 Conference Proceedings:
A hard copy of this year's FNANO07 Conference Proceedings will again provided to all registered FNANO07 Conference attendees and subsequently available from the publisher .
The conference proceedings will include a 1 to 12 page paper for each invited or contributing speaker and a 1 to 5 page extended abstract for each poster presenter.

DEADLINE for Uploading ACCEPTED PAPERS (for invited talks & accepted submitted papers and posters) for Publication in the Conference Proceedings:
March 1, 2007 at the Website:

Conference Proceedings Paper Format Instructions: .

Obtaining Extra or Electronic Copies of FNANO Conference Proceedings: Both printed and electronic (DC-ROM and download) versions of this year's FNANO07 Proceedings will be available for purchase from the electronic publisher .

Obtaining Prior FNANO Conference Proceedings at Substantial Discount: As a participant at this year's FNANO conference, you are entitled to purchase both printed and electronic (DC-ROM and download) versions of prior year's Proceedings at a substantial DISCOUNT
off the retail price at the web site and .


FNANO07 Program Chair: John H. Reif <>, Department of Computer Science, Duke University, Durham, NC

FNANO07 Program coChair:

1. Paul Weiss <>, Department of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

FNANO07 Program Committee: Track Chairs


(Special) Track on Biomedical Nanotechnology:

1. Description: Talks & posters in this track present biomedical applications of nanoscience.

1. Track Chair: Carston R. Wagner <>, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

1. coChair: Thomas LaBean <>, Department of Computer Science, Duke University, Durham, NC

(Special) Track on Top-down Meets Bottom-up:

2. Description: Talks & posters in this track combine bottom-up self-assembly with top-down methods such as lithography or an external patterning force (e.g., electromagnetic field or chemical gradient).

  1. Track Chair: Marya Lieberman <>, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

 (Special) Nanoplasmonics & Nanophotovoltaics:

4. Track Chair: Rick Kiehl <>, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Track on Principles and Theory of Self-Assembly:

1. Chair: Natasha Jonoska <>, Department of Mathematics, University of South Florida, FL

Track on Self-Assembled DNA Nanostructures:

1. Track Chair: Nadrian Seeman <>, Department of Chemistry, New York University, New York, NY

2. coChair: Chengde Mao <>, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University , West Lafayette, IN

Track on Self-Assembled Surface Chemistry:

1. Track Chair: Lloyd Smith <>, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2. CoChair: Paul Weiss <>, Department of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Track on Viral Self-Assembly:

1. Track Chair: M.G Finn <>, Department of Chemistry and The Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

  1. coChair: Morley Stone <>, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory

Track Self-assembly of Peptide-Protein Nanostructures:

            Track Chair: Mehmet Sarikaya <>, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Track on Self-assembly Across Scales:

2. Track Chair: Karl Bohringer <>, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

3. coChair: Babak Amir Parviz <>, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Track on Molecular Electronic Devices  & Circuit Assembly:

1. Track Chairs: James R. Heath <>, Department of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Los Angeles, CA

2. coChair: Pat Collier <>, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Track on Self-assembled Computer Circuit and System Architectures:

5. Track Chairs: Philip J. Kuekes <>, Hewlett-Packard Corporation, Palo Alto, CA

6. coChair: Alvin R. Lebeck <>, Department of Computer Science, Duke University, Durham, NC

Track on Molecular Motors:

2. Track Chair: Andrew Turberfield <>, Department of Physics, Oxford University, Oxford, UK

Track on Fullerene Nanostructures:

3. Track Chair: Jie Liu <>, Department of Chemistry, Duke University, Durham, NC


PROGRAM TRACK CHAIRS RESPONSIBILITIES: Paper solicitation, Paper refereeing and acceptance decisions for papers in their track (in consultation with the Program Chair and Program coChairs).


Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices
Copyright 2008
Duke University, Department of Computer Science
John Reif, General Chair