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Posted: Oct 03, 2012
More than 300 Students from Across New York Visit UAlbany NanoCollege for NanoCareer Day
(Nanowerk News) As the number of nanotechnology-related educational and career opportunities continues to grow in the Capital Region and across New York, the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany held its popular NanoCareer Day program for students on Tuesday, October 2.
During their visit to the NanoCollege, more than 300 elementary, middle- and high-school students from throughout New York learned about cutting-edge nanotechnology-centered careers – many of which are based at CNSE, the most advanced university-driven research enterprise in the world – and at a growing number of high-tech companies throughout the state.
NanoCareer Day included presentations by CNSE faculty on the innovative science of nanotechnology; hands-on demonstrations explaining the role of nanoscale research and development, including its impact on clean energy technologies; and tours of CNSE’s unrivalled Albany NanoTech Complex.
Participating schools and their counties included: Albany High School, City School District of Albany (Albany); West Canada Valley Jr. Sr. High School, West Canada Valley Central School District (Herkimer); Schenectady High School Smart Scholars, Schenectady City School District (Schenectady); Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES (Otsego); Division Street Elementary School, Saratoga Springs City School District (Saratoga); Mount Markham Middle School, MountMarkham Central School District (Herkimer); Frankfort-Schuyler High School, Frankfort-Schuyler Central School District (Herkimer); GlensFalls High School, Glens Falls Central School District (Warren); Laurens Central High School, Laurens Central School District (Otsego); MapleHill High School, Schodack Central Schools (Rensselaer); and Oppenheim-Ephratah High School, Oppenheim-Ephratah Central School District (Fulton).
Source: College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering