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To help engineering professionals and organizations benefit from the surge in nanotechnology R&D, Johns Hopkins' Engineering and Applied Science Programs for Professionals (EPP) offers a Nanotechnology Option within its Master of Materials Science and Engineering program.

Nanotechnology Expertise for the Engineering Workforce

Baltimore, MD | Posted on July 2nd, 2007

Students in the Nanotechnology Option learn how to deal with structures at the level of a single atom. They also learn how to safely exploit and control the novel behaviors that nano-scaled materials exhibit—extraordinary and complex mechanical, optical, magnetic, and chemical properties that are at the heart of many technological advances.

Weekday evening classes

EPP Nanotechnology Option classes are held weekday evenings and Saturdays to accommodate working professionals' schedules. Faculty are drawn from the Johns Hopkins' Whiting School of Engineering, scientists at the University's Applied Physics Laboratory, and industry specialists. Please see the flyer (PDF) for more information on admission requirements, course requirements, concentrations, and to learn
how EPP can help you become a competitor in the nanotechnology era.

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About Institute for NanoBioTechnology
The Institute for NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins University will revolutionize health care by bringing together internationally renowned expertise in medicine, engineering, the sciences, and public health to create new knowledge and groundbreaking technologies.

INBT programs in research, education, outreach, and technology transfer are designed to foster the next wave of nanobiotechnology innovation.

Approximately 140 faculty are affiliated with INBT and are also members of the following Johns Hopkins institutions: Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Whiting School of Engineering, School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Applied Physics Laboratory.

Research at INBT is concentrated in three core areas:

* Diagnostics & Therapeutics

Research at INBT focused in this area includes biosensors, drug and gene therapy, DNA nanoparticles, functional tissue engineering, diagnostic imaging, and protein engineering.

* Health and the Environment

Research at INBT includes nano-toxicological studies, public health and environmental effects of nanotechnology, and environmental remediation using nanotechnology.

* Cellular & Molecular Dynamics

Research at INBT focused in this area includes cell signaling and interactions, molecular imaging, protein folding, and real-time visualization inside cells.

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