Tuesday, July 11, 2006

VA Partnership for Nanotechnology

The Virginia Partnership for Nanotechnology Education and Workforce Development has received a National Science Foundation grant to offer distance-learning graduate degree and certificate programs. The newly formed partnership received a “Partnerships for Innovation” grant from the NSF totaling $600,000.

The engineering institutions from the following schools are collaborating in the Virginia Partnership for Nanotechnology and Workforce Development:
VCU, the College of William and Mary, George Mason University, Old Dominion University, the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech.

Graduate-level engineering classes will begin in the spring of 2007. Courses will be organized around five educational tracks: nanomanufacturing; nanomaterials and characterization; nanomodeling and simulation; nanoelectronics; and nanobiotechnology.

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