University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh
Type Disciplines
Private University Engineering Fabrication Nanomaterials
Address Postal Code
Co-Director, Institute of NanoScience and Engineering
348 Benedum Hall
15260
City State / Province
Pittsburgh PA
E-mail Country
USA
Web Phone
link (412) 624-9673
Fax
(412) 624-8003

The Petersen Institute of NanoScience and Engineering is an integrated, multidisciplinary organization that brings coherence to the University's research efforts and resources in the fields of nanoscale science and engineering.

The institute's vision is to solve large, complex scientific and engineering challenges in this burgeoning field by facilitating interdisciplinary teams drawn from the faculty in the School of Engineering, Arts and Sciences and the Schools of Health Sciences, and to educate the next generation of scientists through a world-class integrated program of innovative knowledge generation.

In Recent News:
  • University of Pittsburgh Announces Construction of New $6.1 Million Nanotechnology Facility, Increase in Nano Faculty
  • Grand Opening of the NanoScale Fabrication and Characterization Facility on September 29, 2006
  • Small Science Gets a Big Boost: Petersens Give $5M for Nanotech
  • Electrons 'In Limbo' Seen for First Time
  • Pitt Nanotech Researcher Devises Versions of Building Blocks on a Molecular Scale
  • Pitt Professor, Student Win Nanotechnology Prize for Work on
  • "Molecular Lego(r) Set"
  • New Nanofabrication Capability Makes Pitt Unique in United States
  • "Wet" Electrons Provide Easiest Way to Transport Charge
  • Researchers Create Self-Assembling Nanoparticle/Polymer Mixtures
  • University of Pittsburgh Announces Construction of New $6.1 Million Nanotechnology Facility, Increase in Nano Faculty

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