An Integrated Multidisciplinary Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education Program at the University of New Mexico

Funded by: Division of Engineering Education and Centers
Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education
(NUE) in Engineering (Grant# EEC-1042062)


Dr. Zayd C. Leseman (PI)
Dr. Mani Hossein-Zadeh (co-PI)
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Project Summary

Conference Poster and Abstract

In addition to a plethora of educational materials developed for several engineering courses we are in the final stages of creating the following course:

Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Course Description:

Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is not only for undergraduate science, engineering and technology majors, but also K-12 educators and anyone interested in learning about Nanotech. The purpose of this course is to give you a broad understanding and a core set of vocabulary of the science and technology used in the creation and manufacturing of nano-enabled applications. This course is designed to appeal to a broad audience and will not require more than an algebra level of mathematics. The course is web enhanced, includes hands-on in class labs, topics on the key concepts of Nanotechnology, Micro/Nano applications, crystals, the many faces of carbon, and career pathways for the Micro/Nano technologist.

Course Outline

Sample Learning Module - Nanoscience Vs Nanotechnology



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