Register today for NASA Tech Briefs' National Nano Engineering Conference (NNEC), the premier event focused on current and future developments in engineering innovations at the nanoscale. The event returns to Boston this year on November 12-13 at the Boston Colonnade Hotel, featuring the fourth annual Nano 50 Awards, recognizing the top 50 technologies, innovators, and products that have significantly impacted the development of nanotechnology.

This year's NNEC will feature a session on Computers and Electronics to be held Thursday, November 13 at 9:00 am. The papers include: "Ballistic Electronics - Breaking the Barrier in Terahertz Speed Processing" by Martin Margala, UMASS Lowell; "Etch-A-Sketch Nanoelectronics " by Jeremy Levy, University of Pittsburgh; and "Use of Thin-Film Thermoelectrics for Cooling, Temperature Control and Power Generation" by Karl von Gunten, Nextreme Thermal Solutions.

To view the complete conference agenda and to register for the 2008 NNEC, click here .