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Home > Press > CNSE and CMOST Partner to Host Summer NanoCamp as Part of “Girls in Science and Technology” Program

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The effort to interest young women in the fields of science and technology received a boost on July 20 through a partnership between the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering ("CNSE") of the University at Albany and the Children's Museum of Science and Technology ("CMOST") that showcased the exciting world of nanotechnology.

CNSE and CMOST Partner to Host Summer NanoCamp as Part of “Girls in Science and Technology” Program

Albany, NY | Posted on July 21st, 2010

As part of CMOST's "Girls in Science and Technology" camp, CNSE and CMOST jointly presented a Summer NanoCamp at CNSE's Albany NanoTech Complex, which provided an introduction to the emerging science of nanotechnology and a window into how it will shape the future.

Participants received an introductory presentation on nanotechnology; toured CNSE's world-class Albany NanoTech Complex, a $5.5 billion megaplex that is the most advanced in the academic world; and had the opportunity to engage in several hands-on activities, including demonstrating nanoscale water purification, building polymer chains, and experimenting with model fuel-cell cars and solar photovoltaic panels.

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About CNSE
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany - State University of New York (SUNY) is a global education, research, development and technology deployment resource dedicated to preparing the next generation of scientists and researchers in nanotechnology.

By leveraging its resources in partnership with business and government, CNSE supports accelerated high technology education and commercialization, and seeks to create jobs and economic growth for nanotechnology-related industries.

CNSE is a unit of the University at Albany, one of the four University Centers of the State University of New York (SUNY).

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CNSE Vice President for Marketing and Communications
Director of Communications Services
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
University at Albany
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203
Phone: 518-956-7322


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