NanoProfessor Education Program Implemented at Southern Connecticut State University

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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

This advance was made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) supporting the Center for Research on Interface Structures and Phenomena (CRISP), a Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at Yale University and SCSU. NanoProfessor's curriculum and NanoInk's NLP 2000 Desktop NanoFabrication System will be housed within the newly established Connecticut State University System Nanotechnology Center located in the Physics Department at SCSU.

"We are excited for the opportunity to enhance our students' understanding of the nanoscale through hands-on work with NanoInk's NLP 2000 Desktop Nanofabrication System, which operates without the need for a cleanroom and allows students to quickly and easily build custom-engineered nanoscale structures using Dip Pen Nanolithography® (DPN®)," said Christine Caragianis Broadbridge, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Physics at SCSU and Education Director for CRISP. "NanoProfessor's curriculum will complement our existing curriculum by engaging students with cutting-edge, hands-on, nano-focused experiments designed to teach them important scientific concepts about the nanoscale."

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