NanoProfessor, the global leader in hands-on
nanotechnology education, announced today that Southern Connecticut
State University (SCSU) will
expand its leadership in nanotechnology education by implementing the
This advance was made possible by a grant from the National Science
(NSF) supporting the Center for Research on Interface Structures and
Phenomena (CRISP), a
Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at Yale
University and SCSU.
NanoProfessor's curriculum and NanoInk's NLP 2000 Desktop
NanoFabrication System will be
housed within the newly established Connecticut State University System
located in the Physics Department at SCSU.
"We are excited for the opportunity to enhance our students'
understanding of the nanoscale through
hands-on work with NanoInk's NLP 2000 Desktop Nanofabrication System,
which operates without
the need for a cleanroom and allows students to quickly and easily
build custom-engineered nanoscale
structures using Dip Pen Nanolithography® (DPN®)," said Christine
Caragianis Broadbridge, Ph.D.,
Professor and Chair of Physics at SCSU and Education Director for
curriculum will complement our existing curriculum by engaging students
with cutting-edge, hands-on,
nano-focused experiments designed to teach them important scientific
concepts about the nanoscale."
"We are delighted to have Southern Connecticut State University be
the first college in the Northeast to
implement our NanoProfessor Nanoscience Education Program into its
curriculum," said Dean Hart,
Chief Commercial Officer of NanoProfessor. "SCSU is a recognized leader
education and research and we are honored that it has chosen the
NanoProfessor Program to broaden its
students' understanding and experience in working at the nanoscale."