8/5/2011 2:08:17 PM
YNN: State of Education: Nanoscience
All across New York state, nanotechnology is becoming more and more popular in the workplace and the classrooms. Education reporter Vince Gallagher has more.
Over 100 educators from the Utica City School District visited the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering of the University at Albany.
"This is the first college in the world that is solely dedicated to research and deployment on nanoscale science and engineering exclusively," said Richard Matyi, Professor of Nanoscience.
Teachers got a firsthand look at educational and career opportunities in the growing field of nanotechnology. It's here where students need to handle a broad range of educational activities.
"And anything the teachers can do to better prepare the students to come into this environment is of course a positive aspect," said Matyi.
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