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Home > Press > UAlbany NanoCollege unveils extensive lineup of community and educational outreach initiatives for 'Nanovember' :Unique events to give thousands a firsthand look at the growing impact of nanotechnology and the recognized global leadership of CNSE and New York State

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The increasingly important role that nanotechnology plays in society - from protecting against natural disasters and stimulating economic growth to enabling improved health care and clean energy technologies - and the global leadership of the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany and New York State in this emerging field will take center stage during CNSE's 4th annual celebration of NANOvember.

UAlbany NanoCollege unveils extensive lineup of community and educational outreach initiatives for 'Nanovember' :Unique events to give thousands a firsthand look at the growing impact of nanotechnology and the recognized global leadership of CNSE and New York State

Albany, NY | Posted on October 17th, 2011

The extensive month-long series of educational and community outreach activities will kick off with "Nano vs. Nature" on Wednesday, November 2. CNSE Vice President for Economic Outreach and Business Development Michael Fancher will discuss innovations enabled by nanotechnology that offer promise for protection of life and prevention of damage - a timely topic amid the series of natural disasters, including an earthquake, hurricane, tornado and flooding, that have affected our region.

The NANOvember schedule includes two exciting events being held for the first time: a "Nano Discovery" collaboration with Police Athletic League (PAL) chapters in Albany and Troy on Saturday, November 12 in which CNSE will present hands-on activities introducing students to nanotechnology, and the Capital Region Nanotechnology Showcase presented in partnership with the Times Union Classroom Enrichment Program on Saturday, November 19, where high school students will showcase projects that answer the question, "How is nanotechnology changing the world?"

In addition, CNSE will launch "NanoQuin World" at Crossgates Mall in Albany. This unique display will demonstrate the many ways in which nanotechnology has become an integral part of everyday life, highlighting the numerous applications of nanoscale know-how in today's society.
"As nanotechnology fuels a 21st century educational, technological, economic and societal revolution, the leadership, vision and support of Governor Cuomo and Assembly Speaker Silver have catalyzed the rapid emergence of the UAlbany NanoCollege and New York State as the global hot spot for this game-changing science," said Dr. Alain E. Kaloyeros, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of CNSE. "We are delighted to give residents of the Capital Region and New York an inside look at the progress to date and potential for the future, from amazing cures and a greener world to new prospects for high-paying high-tech careers here at home in the Empire State."

Again this year, NANOvember will feature CNSE's popular Community Day Open House on Saturday, November 5 and CNSE's Community Lecture Series, held on four consecutive Monday nights. CNSE Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Alain Kaloyeros will discuss the emergence of nanotechnology, its growing impact on all facets of society, and the global leadership of CNSE and New York State; CNSE Associate Professor of Nanobioscience Dr. Janet Paluh will showcase the potential benefits of stem cell research done at the nanoscale; CNSE Assistant Professor of Nanoeconomics Dr. Laura Schultz will outline the rapid development of the region's nanotechnology economy; and CNSE Vice President for Clean Energy Programs Dr. Pradeep Haldar will discuss the growing photovoltaic (PV) industry and the $300 million U.S. Photovoltaic Manufacturing Consortium (PVMC) headquartered at CNSE.
CNSE's NANOvember program is designed to highlight the increasing role of nanotechnology innovations in addressing the most critical issues facing society - from energy and the environment to health care and security - while also showcasing CNSE's pioneering educational and research paradigm as the world's most advanced university-driven enterprise, with more than $12 billion in high-tech investments and a growing footprint throughout upstate New York.

A complete list of events and activities planned during NANOvember, along with pre-registration, is available at www.cnse.albany.edu/Outreach/NANOvember.aspx.

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About UAlbany NanoCollege
The UAlbany CNSE is the first college in the world dedicated to education, research, development and deployment in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience, nanoengineering, nanobioscience and nanoeconomics. With more than $12 billon in high-tech investments, CNSE represents the world’s most advanced university-driven research enterprise, offering students a one-of-a-kind academic experience and providing over 300 corporate partners with access to an unmatched ecosystem for leading-edge R&D and commercialization of nanoelectronics and nanotechnology innovations. CNSE’s footprint spans upstate New York, including its Albany NanoTech Complex, an 800,000-square-foot megaplex with the only fully-integrated, 300mm wafer, computer chip pilot prototyping and demonstration line within 85,000 square feet of Class 1 capable cleanrooms. More than 2,600 scientists, researchers, engineers, students and faculty work here, from companies including IBM, Intel, GlobalFoundries, SEMATECH, Samsung, TSMC, Toshiba, Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron, ASML and Novellus Systems. An expansion now underway, part of which will house the world’s first Global 450mm Consortium, will add nearly 500,000 square feet of next-generation infrastructure, an additional 50,000 square feet of Class 1 capable cleanrooms, and more than 1,000 scientists, researchers and engineers from CNSE and global corporations. In addition, CNSE’s Smart Systems Technology and Commercialization Center of Excellence (STC) in Rochester offers state-of-the-art capabilities for MEMS fabrication and packaging. CNSE also co-founded and manages operations at the Computer Chip Commercialization Center at SUNYIT in Utica and is a co-founder of the Nanotechnology Innovation and Commercialization Excelerator in Syracuse.

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CNSE
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Marketing and Communications
(phone) 518-956-7322
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(e-mail)

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