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CNSE Community Day

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CNSE gave people of all ages from the Capital Region and beyond the chance to receive an up-close look at the exciting world of nanotechnology. Guests experienced hands-on activities, engaging demonstrations, timely presentations, and guided tours of CNSE’s unrivalled Albany NanoTech Complex. Attendees also saw how CNSE and New York State have emerged as the epicenter for the nanotechnology-driven society of the 21st century!

CNSE's Community Day gave guests a unique opportunity to receive a firsthand look at CNSE's Albany NanoTech Complex, which is the most advanced research enterprise of its kind at any university in the world: an ever-expanding $17 billion, 800,000-square-foot megaplex that attracts corporate partners from around the world and offers students a one-of-a-kind educational experience.

Both adults and children had the opportunity to interact with CNSE students, faculty and staff, and to participate in a variety of activities that promote a greater understanding of nanotechnology, including:

  • Tours of the cutting-edge cleanroom facilities
  • Hands-on experiments
  • Cleanroom gowning demonstrations
  • A Kid's Corner featuring several kid-friendly activities relating to nanotechnology
  • Sustainable Energy Activities
  • Nanotechnology overview presentations
  • Displays and hands-on activities showcasing research in CNSE's constellations, including health care, energy, electronics and economics
  • Presentations on CNSE's undergraduate program

CNSE Community Day Details:

Saturday, November 3, 2012
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
257 Fuller Road
Albany, NY 12203