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NSF INCLUDES – Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science
NSF S-STEM – Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
NSF IUSE – Improving Undergraduate STEM Education
NSF ATE – Advanced Technological Education
Journal of Micro Nano Technology Education
The MNT Journal serves as a means of communication and provides a platform for people in the world who are interested in teaching micro and nano technologies. This includes 2-year college faculty, STEM educators in grades 7-14, graduate school faculty, as well as scientists.
X/Nano: The Enabling Potential of a Career in Nanoscience
Careers in Nanotechnology: Opportunities for STEM Students
Edmonds College is Guided by innovation, equity, inclusion, and a global perspective and committed to academic excellence, student success, and community engagement.
SUNY Polytechnic Institute
SUNY Polytechnic Institute is a globally recognized leader in higher education and technology innovation, research and development.
Located in an urban environment on a 300-acre tree-lined campus, Rice University seizes its advantageous position to pursue pathbreaking research and create innovative collaboration opportunities that contribute to the betterment of our world.
University of California, Riverside
As a proud member of the world’s most prestigious public university system, UC Riverside both embodies and empowers the California Dream. Right here in Inland Southern California, on our nearly 1,200-acre campus, tomorrow’s leaders come together today, finding new ways of thinking, doing, and achieving to make a difference in an increasingly multicultural and interconnected global society.
The Pennsylvania State University
The Pennsylvania State University is a multi-campus, land-grant, public research university that educates students from around the world and supports individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service.
University of Illinois
Since its founding in 1867, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has earned a reputation as a world-class leader in research, teaching, and public engagement.
California State University, Northridge
Portland Community College
As the largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, PCC serves over 60,000 full-time and part-time students. We offer high-quality education and opportunities for our students, which in turn contributes to the vibrancy of Portland’s economic community.
Caltech is a world-renowned science and engineering institute that marshals some of the world’s brightest minds and most innovative tools to address fundamental scientific questions and pressing societal challenges.
University of New Mexico
Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, The University of New Mexico now occupies nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 people. From the magnificent mesas to the west, past the banks of the historic Rio Grande to the Sandia Mountains to the east, Albuquerque is a blend of culture and cuisine, styles and stories, people, pursuits and panoramas.
USC is a constellation of schools, centers and institutes where some of the brightest minds, working together in a dynamic and collaborative environment, are leading the way to the future of education and a healthier, more joyful and more sustainable Los Angeles and world.
University of Minnesota
At the University of Minnesota, we seek new knowledge that can change how we all work and live. We prepare students to meet the great challenges facing our state, our nation, and our world. And we apply our expertise as students, faculty, and staff to engage with communities across Minnesota.
University of Florida
University of North Texas
Columbus State Community College
Community College of Philadelphia
Community College of Philadelphia is a public, open-admission institution that provides both academic resources and support services to help students achieve their academic goals. As the largest public institution of higher education in Philadelphia, the College has served more than 685,000 of the city’s residents since 1965.
History. Traditions. Achievements. The Boilermaker story is full of milestones that have had a significant impact on our state, nation and world.
With a wealth of semiconductor industry experience, GlobalFoundries is committed to being a catalyst for growth in the industries we serve.
Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), the leading foundry of high value analog semiconductor solutions, provides technology and manufacturing platforms for integrated circuits (ICs) in growing markets such as consumer, industrial, automotive, mobile, infrastructure, medical and aerospace and defense.
Bruker Nano Surfaces
Bruker provides industry-leading surface analysis instruments for research and production.
LKD Aerospace simplifies the selection, sale, supply, and support of technical products and services for over 1000 defense and commercial aviation customers worldwide. We create sales opportunities through an established supply chain built more than 38 years in business.
DNP123’s mission is making nanotechnology affordable and easy enough that anyone can do it. We work with educational institutions, industry, and government labs to enable the design and assembly of novel nanotech devices.
Phygen’s patented PVD coatings (physical vapor deposition coatings) technology provides an extremely tough coating that is harder and has significantly higher abrasive wear resistance than those provided by conventional PVD surface coating processes.
National Institute for Innovation and Technology
NIIT is focused on a national strategy to build the talent pipeline to support strategic industry sectors.
As the nation’s leader in semiconductor talent pipeline development, the NIIT is the US Department of Labor’s contractor advancing innovative Registered Apprenticeships throughout the semiconductor sector and nanotechnology related industry supply chains.
NIIT’s National Talent Hub provides real-time connections between individuals, the education system and industry, which is being deployed in support of the establishment of regional talent development hubs around the nation.
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support.
SEMI is the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing and design chain, connecting over 2,400 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide. Learn more about Industry Careers, workforce development, and their successes in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Pratt & Whitney
At Pratt & Whitney, we believe that powered flight has transformed – and will continue to transform – the world. It’s an engine for human progress and an instrument to rise above.
CIVCO Medical Solutions
For more than 35 years, CIVCO Medical Solutions has been committed to making image-guided procedures safer through the design, manufacturing, and marketing of medical products.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 110,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
MANCEF is a non-profit organization comprised of an international group of passionate technology commercialization evangelists who’s goal it is to accelerate the commercialization of emerging technology of all varieties.
KPN Technology offers measurably secure wafer backend processing and packaging services for a more secure supply chain critical to meet the demands of national security and commercial contracts alike.
ASML is an innovation leader in the semiconductor industry. Find out what we do and why we do it.
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley Lab develops science and technology solutions for the world by bringing together multidisciplinary teams of researchers and creating world-class tools for scientific discovery.
HT Micro is leading the way to replace conventionally manufactured switches, connectors, and machined parts with the smallest, most reliable metal microfabricated products in the world.
Founded in the late 1960s, Malvern Instruments is now one of the world’s leading materials and biophysical characterization companies.
DiPaola Consulting provides leadership solutions, product design and commercialization services for entrepreneurs, small businesses and large corporations to drive topline, hypergrowth in new markets for healthcare, transportation, industrial, consumer electronics and defense.
InvenSense, a TDK Group Company, is a world leading provider of MEMS sensor platforms found in Mobile, Wearables, Smart Home, Industrial, and Automotive products.
Cagent Vascular is dedicated to improving the treatment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of mortality and poor quality of life worldwide. The company’s vision is to be the leader for treating atherosclerotic disease with the first and only serration balloon technology to restore blood flow.
Rogue Valley Microdevices
At Rogue Valley Microdevices, we are dedicated to providing high-quality manufacturing and engineering services for a wide variety of applications, including semiconductor, biotechnology, nanotechnology, and MEMS.
Sandia National Lab
For more than 70 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation’s most challenging security issues.
CAST’s mission is to transform education design and practice until learning has no limits.
Materials Science Technology Education
The Online Instructional Resources for Material Science Technology Education (MatEdU) is an NSF funded project focused on materials science.
Support Center for Microsystems Education
SCME identifies microsystems technician competencies, creates and disseminates educational materials and models, and provides professional development activities and cultivates our community of practice to develop a skilled microsystems workforce ready for research and development and industry manufacturing environments.
National Convergence Technology Center
The National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) helps colleges meet the fast-growing demand from business and industry seeking IT specialists (mobile networks, edge computing, private/public cloud computing, “Internet of Things,” mobile device integration, storage and network virtualization, video and voice integration, all over a secure network).
Collaborating with two-year colleges to build capacity in their STEM workforce endeavors and to empower them to pursue funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program.
Micro Nano Technology Education Special Interest Group
Foster collaboration between educators at all levels, industry, and agencies for relentless improvement of the micro and nano technology workforce.
ATE Central is a free online portal and collection of materials and services dedicated to highlighting the work of the NSF Advanced Technological Education (ATE) projects and centers.
National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
One of the pillars of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), created in 2000 to coordinate the nanoscale research and development activity of more than 20 federal agencies, is the importance of user facilities and networks as part of a robust infrastructure and toolset.
Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge Network
The Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK) Network is the NSF National ATE Center for Nanotechnology Workforce Development. Through resource sharing, providing course materials, and stressing broad student preparation, we will help create and sustain economically viable nanotechnology education across the U.S.
Mentor-Connect’s peer mentoring facilitates knowledge transfer from the more experienced to the less experienced. Peer mentoring also stimulates the engagement of STEM educators, broadens participation in the ATE Program, and develops a next generation of leadership to ensure the advancement of technician education to support our nation’s economy.
Northeast Advanced Technological Education Center
Education and training to support the semiconductor and nanotech industries of New York State and Western New England.
Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative
The Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative (CCURI) uses an inquiry-based teaching model where students are exposed to real world science through a case study in an introductory course followed by a hands-on research experience resulting from questions about or related to the case.
Center for Occupational Research and Development
CORD is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to leading change in education. Since 1979, we have created educational tools and innovative programs to empower faculty and prepare students for greater success in careers and higher education.
National Center for Autonomous Technologies
Lead the education of the nation’s Autonomous Technologies workforce through a concerted effort which will focus on expanding educational resources to address current workforce demands, develop career pathways, and broadly engage stakeholders from education, industry, government, and related ATE centers and projects.
Starting in October 2019, the biotechnology education and workforce development community is supported by the InnovATEBIO National Center for Biotechnology Education.
Remotely Accessible Instruments in Nanotechnology Network
Remotely Accessible Instruments for Nanotechnology (RAIN) allows students to access and control microscopes, like FESEM-field emission scanning electron microscopes, and analytical tools, like EDS-energy (X-ray) dispersive spectroscopy, to look at nano-sized materials from the ease of classrooms, or even home computers, all across the country.
Pathways to Innovation
The Building Pathways To Innovation (PTI) Through Strategic Employer Engagement (DUE 2039395) project builds on the ATE-supported Business & Industry Leadership Team (BILT) model, a proven method for strategic employer engagement developed by the National Convergence Technology Center. Colleges involved in PTI will develop employer partnerships that yield workforce intelligence that facilitates continuous program improvement and innovation.