Exhibits, Patrons and Sponsors


Silver Patron

Fariborz Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science

The Fariborz Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University offers ABET accredited engineering and computer science academic programs that evolved in parallel with the growth of the high tech and sustainability industries in Oregon.

Office of Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs is the central administrative office, with responsibility for the institutional academic mission, programming and policy implementation, support programs for academic personnel and students, academic fiscal management, and collective bargaining.

Research & Graduate Studies

Research & Graduate Studies administers the Graduate School, research and sponsored projects activities, and technology transfer at Portland State, Oregon’s only urban-serving research university.


Bronze Patrons

The University of Salerno is the fastest growing University in Centre/South Italy with over 40’000 students. The Physics Department “E.R. Caianiello” offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in Physics, and has a solid tradition in several research areas such as condensed matter physics, statistical mechanics, particle physics, astrophysics, geophysics and biophysics. The activities in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology include experimental and theoretical investigation of electrical transport in low dimensional systems such as quantum dot, nanowires, carbon nanotubes, graphene and other 2D materials, surfaces and interfaces properties, superconductivity and magnetism, as well as fabrication and application of nanomaterials and nanodevices.
With a history of 75 years, Klarquist is one of the largest and oldest full-service intellectual property boutique firms in the Pacific Northwest. The firm’s history began in 1941 with a solo practitioner, Elmer A. Buckhorn. Klarquist is proud of our long history, and is looking ahead to its next 75 years as a leading intellectual property law firm – serving our national and international clients in intellectual property matters as diverse as the human imagination. Today, the firm includes a combination of more than 50 attorneys and patent agents with a broad range of technical expertise and legal experience in all facets of intellectual property acquisition, licensing, and litigation in virtually any area of technology.


In-kind Patrons


Wine for Banquet

One of the Willamette Valley’s most respected wineries. We’ve been crushing it since 1974 to create estate grown Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc


Wine for Banquet

At Pike Road, we believe the Northern Willamette Valley is the best place in the New World to grow Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. This is why they are committed to providing you with wines that are 100% grown in this incredible place.



IEEE Nanotechnology Council

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) is a multi-disciplinary group whose purpose is to advance and coordinate work in the field of Nanotechnology carried out throughout the IEEE in scientific, literary and educational areas. The Council supports the theory, design, and development of nanotechnology and its scientific, engineering, and industrial applications.

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology

The IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) publishes novel and important results in engineering at the nanoscale. The scope of TNANO includes the physical basis and engineering applications of phenomena at the nanoscale level across all areas of science and engineering. TNANO publishes Regular Papers, and Correspondence Items. It focuses on nanoscale devices, systems, materials and applications, and on their underlying science. The “Letters” in TNANO publishes a collection of peer-reviewed short reports of original research and perspectives and mini-reviews on emerging topics.



 #1 Source for High-Performance AFM Tips and Accessories

K-Tek Nanotechnology, LLC supplies a comprehensive portfolio of AFM tips and accessories that covers a wide-range of customer demands from basic imaging requirements to the most complex applications. We strive to continually bring new products based on latest technology. It is our mission to offer only the best products to keep customers on-track and on-budget to achieving reliable and consistent results. Our products are compatible with all major AFM and SPM manufacturers.

Our customers are important to us, and customer service is our top priority. K-Tek Nanotechnology’s specialists provide friendly service, dependable technical support, and competitive pricing.

MATHESON is a single source for industrial, medical, specialty and electronic gases, welding and safety supplies, gas handling equipment, high performance purification systems, engineering and gas management services, and on-site gas generation with a mission to deliver innovative solutions for global customer requirements. MATHESON is the largest subsidiary of the TAIYO NIPPON SANSO CORPORATION Group, one of the five largest suppliers of industrial, specialty, and electronics gases in the world.

Test and Measurement Equipment | Tektronix

Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix delivers innovative, precise and easy-to-operate test, measurement and monitoring solutions that solve problems, unlock insights and drive discovery.  Tektronix has been at the forefront of the digital age for over 70 years.  Join us on the journey of innovation at www.tek.com.


Technical Manufacturing Corporation

TMC Provides advanced vibration control systems for highly precise nanotechnology tools. STACIS Quiet Island ™ with piezoelectric technology, helps enable vibration sensitive lithography and metrology equipment at the nanoscale.


Media Patrons

MDPI AG (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute)


MDPI Chemosensors Journal

Chemosensors (ISSN 2227-9040, Indexed by Scopus and ESCI of Web of Science) is an international, scientific, open access journal on the science and technology of chemical sensors published quarterly online by MDPI. It provides an advanced forum for the science and technology of chemical sensors.

MDPI Materials Journal

Materials (ISSN 1996-1944; CODEN: MATEG9) is an open access journal of materials science and engineering published monthly online by MDPI. Materials provides a forum for publishing papers that advance in-depth understandings of the relationships between the structures, properties, applications or functions of all classes of materials.

MDPI Nanomaterials Journal

Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991, IF 3.553) is an international, open access, rapid publication journal published monthly online by MDPI. Nanomaterials is dedicated to a high scientific standard. All manuscripts undergo a rigorous reviewing process and decisions are based on the recommendations of independent reviewers.

MDPI Sensors Journal

Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220, IF 2.677) is the leading international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of sensors and biosensors


 CRC Press – Taylor & Francis Group (an informa business)

With more than 2,500 journals and over 120,000 book titles, with over 5,000 books added each year, Taylor & Francis Group are providers of quality information and knowledge.

CRC Press is a premier global publisher of science, technology, and medical resources. We offer unique, trusted content by expert authors, spreading knowledge and promoting discovery worldwide. We aim to broaden thinking and advance understanding in the sciences, providing researchers, academics, professionals, and students with the tools they need to share ideas and realize their potential.


Pan Stanford Publishing

The Pan Stanford mission is to deliver excellence in academic and scholarly publishing and to be an integral partner for research and professional communities.

Pan Stanford Publishing is an independent international publisher of science, technology and medicine. The company was founded by a group of publishing professionals who are dedicated to publish the best in various topical areas for the scholarly and professional communities worldwide.

Springer Nature is committed to providing the best quality content through a range of innovative product and services for the research, education and professional communities. We are home to a family of brands, businesses and imprints that include some of the most famous names in academic, education and professional publishing.




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