Wednesday, January 05, 2005

Texas ropes young nano herd

TSTC Waco gets nano-grant (AP, via The Miami Herald)

    Texas State Technical College in Waco is getting a 500,000 dollar grant to encourage students to pursue careers in nanotechnology.

    Gov. Rick Perry today announced the federal funds will be used to launch the Nanotechnology Workforce Development Initiative.

    T-S-T-C will partner with Baylor University, Del Mar College of Corpus Christi and Zyvex Corporation of Richardson.

    The grant will provide internships and apprenticeships for engineering students at T-S-T-C and Del Mar College to work in advanced nanoscale manufacturing environments at Zyvex. More here

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