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July 6th, 2010

The nanoschool gets real

As an undergrad at the University of Massachusetts, physics major Demitri Balabanov did research in condensed matter, an area he said has significant overlap with nanoscience.

So, when a friend and UNCG professor told him about the UNCG and N.C. A&T Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Balabanov moved to Greensboro to snag a slot in the school.

"Nanoscience is basically the direction I wanted to go in," he said. "I just didn't know it was called nanoscience."


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