The Pennsylvania Nanofabrication Manufacturing Technology (NMT) Partnership is a higher education collaborative dedicated to creating and updating a workforce in Pennsylvania trained in the exciting field of nanotechnology. The NMT academic programs are offered by partner institutions and include associate degree , baccalaureate degree , and certificate pathways to an education in nanotechnology. These pathways can open the door to well-paying careers in a variety of industries such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, micro-electromechanical devices (MEMs), opto-electronics, sensors, information storage, power electronics and, of course, microelectronics (chips). The NMT “updating” activities include workshops for industry and for teachers as well as Nanotech Camps for secondary school students.
How the NMT Partnership Works
The defining feature of the partnership is the sharing of the nanofabrication facilities, staff, and faculty at the Penn State University Park Campus with educational partners across the Commonwealth.
These NMT educational partners include:
All the activities and programs of the NMT Partnership are coordinated by the Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization (CNEU) at the Penn State University Park campus.