Focused on Secondary STEM and Community College Technical programs!
Meet the staff of several NSF supported Advanced Technology Education Centers from around the Country!
Lots of hands-on, web-based resources to bring Micro/Nano to your students!
Go to the website: http://www.mnt-conference.net/
This workshop is by invitation ONLY.
SCME is offering a Micro Cleanroom Experience Workshop to participants that completed previous SCME sponsored Microsystems-related professional development events. The purpose of this workshop is to provide more in-depth knowledge and experience of microfabrication processes and skills required of technicians working in a microfabrication (cleanroom) facility.
There are three mandatory components to this workshop:
- Introductory one-hour orientation webinar
- Online pre-cleanroom experience assignments covering cleanroom safety and processes
- 4-hours of hands-on experience working in the cleanroom environment, processing a silicon wafer
Below is a description of each workshop component:
MNT 2015 Conference In Seattle, June 24th - 26th, 2015
The MNT ATE Centers would like to invite you to the 5th annual Micro Nano Tech conference!
Go to the website: http://www.mnt-conference.net/ for more details!
SCME Industry Mapping Project
Duncan McClure - SCME Graduate Student Assistant
Check out the Map presented by Duncan at the COMS2014 conference in Salt Lake City. http://scme-nm.org/media/files/SCME_Map_Project_Poster_final.pdf
To assist its efforts in assessing the need and relevance of micro and nanotechnology related education, the Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME) has recently undertaken a microsystems and nanotechnology mapping project.
As part of this effort, the locations of over 3000 companies and government facilities within the United States that make use of micro and nanotechnologies are presented. These are compiled into a density map, meant to identify emerging and established micro and nanotechnology clusters. Such helps the SCME and its partners determine where perspective students may find employment related to micro and nanotechnologies, and where to focus their effort and resources.
1500 of the companies listed are sorted into seven categories based on the technical field their work lies in. These roughly correspond to the skill sets and technical knowledge an engineer or technician may need to work at such companies. Defined broadly, these are:
New Mexico Microsystems and Nanotechnology related industry map.
Check out our new prototype industry mapping project put together by Duncan McClure - Click on the full screen icon, "[ ]" for optimal viewing! We are test driving this new feature and will be updating the database and map features.
The balloons indicate companies and the stars are educational organizations the have micro-nano tech or research programs.
Duncan McClure, a graduate student in the NSMS program at UNM, joined the SCME as a project assistant. He is working on the Industry Survey/Mapping project.
Duncan is very active in bringing students and indsustry together. He has started a really good blog and I invite all the educators and students to have a look: "TheNanoStudent"