CNSE Hosts more than 300 Students for NanoCareer Day

<em>Equipment Evaluation and Support Specialist Steve Stewart conducted hands-on experiments with students and gave a demonstration on how to gown up in the "bunny suits" worn in CNSE’s high-tech cleanrooms at NanoCareer Day.</em> ” width=”300″ height=”200″ />
<p>More than 300 elementary, middle- and high-school students received a firsthand look at the exciting science of nanotechnology when they attended NanoCareer Day at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering’s (“CNSE”) Albany NanoTech Complex on May 13.</p>
<p>The program is designed to help prepare students for a growing number of nanotechnology-related career opportunities in the Capital Region and New York State, while also addressing the critical national need to stimulate students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.</p>
<p>NanoCareer Day included presentations by CNSE faculty on the emerging science of nanotechnology and the career opportunities it offers; hands-on demonstrations explaining the applications of nanotechnology research and development; and tours of CNSE’s world-class Albany NanoTech Complex, a $5.5 billion megaplex that is the most advanced in the academic world.</p>
<p>Schools participating in NanoCareer Day, and their counties, included: Algonquin Middle School, Averill Park Central School District (Rensselaer); Albany Academies (Albany); Galway High School (Saratoga); Marie Curie Institute of Engineering and Communications, Greater Amsterdam School District (Montgomery); Middleburgh High School (Schoharie); St. Catherine of Siena School (Albany); Academy of Christian Leadership (Albany); Division Street Elementary School, Saratoga Springs City School District (Saratoga); South Glens Falls High School (Saratoga); and Salem Junior and Senior High School (Washington).</p>
<p>For more information on NanoCareer Day, please visit <a href=http://cnse.albany.edu/Nano_for_Kids/nanocareer_day.html .
Source: CNSE

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