Can anyone tell me the world's best college offering masters in nanotechnology?

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Try the University at Albany New York.  They have invested over $5,000,000,000.00 inNano facilities.

Good luck,


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Agree with Gary. Albany is the best. Was just there working on an article. They have over 300 multinational companies on site that undergrads and grads can work with. Around 800 acres of Class 1 NanoFabrication Clean rooms. And companies from all over the world are constantly coming into the area.

I was just looking over the website(s) for all that, and am fairly shocked.

It all seems about money.

No love for the science or technology at all. All about money. Startups, collaborations, sponsorships, product viability, time-to-market, green workforces . . . .

This seems to me to be the sort of thing that led to the Utah "cold fusion" debacle.

I admit I'm naive.

Also, as a personal grievance, I couldn't see one flippin' bionanotechnology center listed . . . .

You mean U Albany? You can visit the Nanobioscience site here:

And sure, Albany is very business-oriented, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. It's just another side to the story. Businesses and nano also work well together because of nanotechnology's applicable and problem-solving focused nature.


They also have a spectacular local outreach program:

That's not a bionanotechnology center.

The closest thing to it there that I saw was the mentions of "biomimicry" on the CSEN site(s):

But its research initiatives don't include any bionanotechnology.


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