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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
(210) 486-4513
Mon - Thu: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4 pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm


What is nanotechnology?

Nanotechnology is the study and application of extremely small things and can be used across all the other science fields, such as chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, and engineering.

Who would be suitable for Nanotechnology Program?


The Nanotechnology program is designed for individuals who plan to obtain entry-level positions or to advance education in a 4-year university.

Student entering the program must have the following skills:

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Interested in science and technology
  • Curiosity

What equipment will a student gain experience with in the program curriculum?

During the program curriculum, the equipment a student will gain experience with includes but is not limited to the following: 

  • Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
  • Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
  • Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Optical Microscope
  • Nanospec Interferometer
  • Surface Profiler
  • Photolithography: UV Source
  • Spin Coater
  • Barrel Etcher
  • Sputter Coater
  • Ellipsometer

Program Coordinator

Bharathi (Barti) Subramaniasiva, Ph.D.
Program Coordinator
Phone: (210) 486-4773
Office: MLH-201

Area Contacts

Emily Coppin
Administrative Specialist
Phone: (210) 486-4352
Office: MLH-201

Shierly Rivera
Administrative Associate
Phone: (210) 486-4354
Office: MLH-201

Heather McCreery
Academic Chair, Workforce Programs
Phone: (210) 486-4360
Office: MLH-201A