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Home > Press > Sami Shamoon College of Engineering Takes Nanotechnology Education Leadership Role in Israel: Launches state-of-the-art NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program to provide students with valuable hands-on nanotechnology skills and training

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NanoProfessor®, a division of NanoInk®, Inc. focused on nanotechnology education, and PicoTech, the exclusive distributor for NanoInk and the NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program in Israel, announced today that the Sami Shamoon College of Engineering (SCE) in Be'er Sheva, Israel will be the first college in the country to implement the NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program. As Israel's largest engineering college, SCE is focused on educating students in engineering and technology through innovative instruction and R&D. The NanoProfessor Program helps SCE meet this objective by providing instrumentation, curriculum, and hands-on labs to expand students' understanding, skills, and real-world experience needed to succeed in the growing nanotechnology industry.

Sami Shamoon College of Engineering Takes Nanotechnology Education Leadership Role in Israel: Launches state-of-the-art NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program to provide students with valuable hands-on nanotechnology skills and training

Skokie, IL | Posted on October 24th, 2011

"Becoming the first school in Israel to implement the state-of-the-art NanoProfessor Program ensures that SCE students will gain the professional training necessary to become leaders in Israel's nanotechnology industry," said Jehuda Hadad, president of SCE. "The cutting-edge NanoProfessor Program will help SCE offer a skilled workforce to the more than 65 Israeli corporations already engaged in nanotech-related businesses."

"We are excited to bring the NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program to SCE to support the college in continuing Israel's tradition of scientific excellence," said Dean Hart, chief commercial officer at NanoInk. "Israel has the third largest concentration of nanotech startup companies in the world and the NanoProfessor Program will help meet the growing demand within Israel for nano-savvy workers by providing SCE students with valuable hands-on training using the same equipment and materials used by professionals in the nanotechnology field today."

The NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program aims to expand hands-on nanotechnology education from the cleanrooms of research-based universities to undergraduate classrooms. The program alternates between classroom lectures and hands-on lab work and includes a textbook authored by leading nanotechnology experts, covering the topics of Nanotechnology Basics, Nanophysics, Nanochemistry, Nanobiology and Environmental, Health, & Safety perspectives on nanotechnology.

In conducting the hands-on lab experiments, students learn the fundamentals for building custom-engineered nanoscale structures while working with state-of-the-art equipment including NanoInk's NLP 2000 Desktop NanoFabrication System, a student-friendly atomic force microscope (AFM), an advanced fluorescence microscope, and various chemical and biological materials used today within current and emerging nanotechnology applications.

NanoInk, NanoProfessor, and the NanoProfessor logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of NanoInk, Inc.

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About NanoProfessor®
The NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program aims to advance the field of nanoscience and address the growing need for a skilled workforce of nanotechnologists. The NanoProfessor Program, including instruments, an expert-driven curriculum, and student/teacher support materials, is available for community colleges, technical institutes, and universities worldwide. More information is available at www.NanoProfessor.net or (847)679-NANO(6266). You can also follow NanoProfessor on Facebook® at www.facebook.com/pages/NanoProfessorTM/367787368082.

About the Sami Shamoon College of Engineering

As Israel’s largest engineering college, the Sami Shamoon College of Engineering focuses on training engineers, with a special emphasis on current trends in industry and Israel's overall economy plans for the future. The college runs two campuses in Be’er Sheva and in Ashdod, and offers degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management and Civil Engineering. More information is available at www.sce.ac.il/eng/index.php.

About PicoTech

PicoTech is Israel's leading semiconductor, nanofabrication, and process equipment and materials representative. With a team of over 23 years of experience, PicoTech is a stable and reliable partner to its customers, including the most advanced and leading manufacturers in the industry, with a demonstrated ability to offer a superior product portfolio and support infrastructure. PicoTech offers its complete suite of sales and after- sales support to manufacturers as their extension in Israel. More information is available at www.picotech.co.il/

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