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Nanotechnology Safety Programs

Several organizations are watchdogging nanotechnology and related safety issues. Many of these organizations are within existing government agencies, but a number of them are forming within the research [more…]

The Need for Nanotechnology Regulation

Nanotechnology isn’t an industry, per se — it’s a way to deal with materials on a tiny level. For that reason, nanotechnology goes across industries and often doesn’t fit under any one regulatory body [more…]

Organizations Involved in Nanotechnology Regulation

The benefits of nanotechnology are just beginning to be fully understood. And so are the downsides. It is important that applications of nanotechnology be regulated smartly. Several government organizations [more…]

Degree Choices for a Nanotechnology Career

Working in nanotechnology usually involves some knowledge of physics, chemistry, and biology. Any of these areas of study can provide a logical foundation for a nanotechnology education. [more…]

Nanotechnology Degree Programs with Corporate Alliances

By finding a school with nanotechnology corporate alliances, you could make your transition from nanoeducation to a paying job much smoother. Several schools are partnering with local companies to offer [more…]

Nanotechnology Degree Programs with Government Alliances and Funding

Although the private sector is getting involved in nanotechnology education, both state governments and the U.S. Federal government see the need for a much more robust nanoworkforce in the next few years [more…]

Where are the Nanotechnology Career Opportunities?

The very good news is that the nanotechnology field has a phenomenal future. It spreads its fingers into almost every industry. It’s so new that companies developing products and processes that use nano [more…]

Salaries for Nanotechnology Jobs

Nanotechnology spreads its fingers into almost every industry. It’s so new that companies developing products and processes that use nanotechnology are scrambling to find qualified workers to help them [more…]

What Nanotechnology Employers Want

In polling the opinions of employers looking for nanotech savvy employees, we’ve found two distinct schools of thought. One group wants an interdisciplinary education resulting in nanotechnology credentials [more…]

Advice for Employers Seeking Nano Workers

Because nanotechnology is such a hot field, employers may have to scramble to fill their ranks with qualified people. Your company might consider creating a partnership with a nearby college to ensure [more…]

Nanotechnology Degree Program: University of Albany’s CNSE

The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at the University of Albany offers three levels of degrees. In addition, the CNSE has strong corporate affiliations with more than 250 companies [more…]

Nanotechnology Degree Program at Rice University

As the employer of the two buckyball discoverers, Richard Smalley and Robert Curl, Rice has traditionally been a strong force in nanotechnology. With Smalley’s passing in 2005, the [more…]

Nanotechnology Degree Program at Northwestern University

It seems like everywhere you go in the world of nanotechnology Northwestern Universityis talked about. The only nano-specific degree they give is a Masters of Science [more…]

Nanotechnology Degree Program at Northeastern University

For those interested in using nanotechnology in the healthcare field, Northeasternoffers a PhD in Nanomedicine. The program is made possible through an initiative called [more…]

Nanotechnology Associate’s Degree Program at Dakota County Technical College

Not everybody who is interested in nanotechnology wants to be a Nobel Prize winner. Some folks just want to get a foot in the door in this exciting industry. The [more…]

Nanotechnology Degree Programs at University of Waterloo

With programs in nanoelectronics and nanoengineering, the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, runs the largest nanotechnology degree program in Canada, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, and [more…]

Nanotechnology Degree Programs at Universities of Leeds and Sheffield

Nanofolio is a joint program between the Universities of Leeds and Sheffield. These schools tout that they have “the longest established nanotechnology masters courses in Europe.” Their courses fit the [more…]

Nanotechnology Degree Programs at University of Washington

If you can overlook the rain, you might consider Seattle for your nanoeducation by looking into the University of Washington. The Center for Nanotechnology at UW [more…]

Nanotechnology Research Opportunities at Stanford University

If Northern California and a world-class school are your cup of tea, check out Stanford. Although they don’t offer degrees specifically in nanotechnology, they do offer nanotechnology research opportunities [more…]

Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanonengineering Degree Programs

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering is part of a local economic stimulus program with the strong involvement of startup companies. One of the two schools involved, North Carolina A&T State [more…]

Organizations Working on Ethical Considerations in Nanotechnology

Great minds are hard at work trying to address all the ethical challenges of nanotechnology. Here is a sampling of those groups. Visit their websites to discover more about them: [more…]

Research at NanoTech User Facility, University of Washington

The NanoTech User Facility at the University of Washington in Seattle is part of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN), whose goal is to support nanotechnology research. [more…]

Nanotechnology Research at the NanoTumor Center

The NanoTumor Center was established in 2005. In that year, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) started a $144 million effort involving eight cooperative programs with universities in the United States [more…]

Nanotechnology Research Lab: The Molecular Foundry

The Molecular Foundry’s stated mission is “providing support to researchers from around the world whose work can benefit from or contribute to nanoscience.” The lab offers this support in the form of access [more…]

Nanotechnology Research Lab: Nanomedicine Center for Nucleoprotein Machines

Some of the nanotechnology rsearch in medicine focuses on treating symptoms of diseases, not the underlying genetic causes. The Nanomedicine Center for Nucleoprotein Machines [more…]

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