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Nanotechnology 

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
     

Announcements

 ** February 21, 2014
2nd Annual SANTF Conference
Hosted at HUC Ballroom, UTSA

 ** June 16-19, 2014
Summer Nanotechnology Educator's Workshop  
Monday--Thursday
Northwest Vista College
Contact: qzhou2@alamo.edu  

 ** June 17-20, 2014
Summer Student Nanotechnology Institute  
Tuesday--Friday
Northwest Vista College
Contact: qzhou2@alamo.edu         

 
** News
Nano Students Win National Award
Nano Workshop Enlightens Area Teachers
Nano Students Receive Coveted Awards
Nanotechnology Students Doing Big Things
NVC Host First-ever Nanotechnology Conference
Free STEM Professional Development at NVC 

Program Coordinator

Qiaoying Zhou
Program Coordinator
Phone: (210) 486-4383
Email: qzhou2@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201

Area Contacts

Emily Coppin
Administrative Secretary
Phone: (210) 486-4352
Fax: (210) 486-9097
Email: ecoppin@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201

Heather McCreery
Academic Chair, Workforce Programs
Phone: (210) 486-4360
Email: hmccreery@alamo.edu
Office: MLH-201A