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Does anyone know of any colleges/universities that offer courses in nanotechnology? It is something that I'm interested in, and I think now would be a great time for me to get into the field.

 

Thanks.

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I know that Cornell University has a nanotechnology lab, since I did some work there. Google gives me this list of university labs that do nanotech.

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Since we're in the subject I'd like to know what the difference is between Nanotechnology and Chemistry. Since I'm also interested in Nanotechnology, but I hate chemistry. I intend to work with nanomechanical devices.

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Since we're in the subject I'd like to know what the difference is between Nanotechnology and Chemistry. Since I'm also interested in Nanotechnology, but I hate chemistry. I intend to work with nanomechanical devices.

 

Nanofabrication includes chemistry. It's a little like sculpting at the atomic level - at some point you have to chip away the stuff you don't want, and that is done with some kind of chemical process.

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Hello,

 

I have nearly the same problem as Silencer and berkan: I would like to

be a nanotechnologist, but I'm not really good at chemistry (I'm ready to study

some chemistry, but not much more than necessary). I'm especially interested in nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine, but first I have to choose a BSc course, and I don't know whether bioengineering good enough is.

Could you please help me?

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Nanotechnology as a whole is mostly a branch of chemistry and partly a branch of materials science. Any applications into biotech and medicine originate from there first.

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Thank you BhavinB, I was told that bioengineers in the first year study

nearly the same as chemical engineers. (It's difficoult for me to find a course, because It's hard to match my choice with job-, school-, and further studies opportunities and my abilities.)

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Nanotechnology as a whole is mostly a branch of chemistry and partly a branch of materials science. Any applications into biotech and medicine originate from there first.

 

The term nanotechnology is quite ambiguous.

 

There are massive sways of physics that could fall into the term, from quantum transport systems, to optical metamaterials etc...

 

As for the nanobiotechnology and whether bioengineering would be sufficient, have a look at the modules that are part of the course and if you really don't know contact the university, I'd have thought the admissions tutor would be happy to talk to you...

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Thank you Klaynos, I think I'm going to write to some universities which offer nanotechnology MSc.

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Thank you BhavinB, I was told that bioengineers in the first year study

nearly the same as chemical engineers. (It's difficoult for me to find a course, because It's hard to match my choice with job-, school-, and further studies opportunities and my abilities.)

 

Note that you will not be able to find any (satisfactory) nanotech job with an undergrad degree. I have an undergraduate degree specializing in nano-engineering and no company would even reply to an email from someone with a bachelors...so now I'm getting my PhD.

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You're right, of course I know that I need a MSc degree.

I saw the entry requiriments of universities which offer nanotechnology

MSc courses, and they mentioned physics, chemistry, engineering (electrical

engineering), material science, etc. That's why I'm not sure in my choice.

What if I have a bioengineering BSc degree but they won't accept it?

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