December 07, 2012

Popular Mechanics profiles NanoCollege

By: Richard A. D'Errico

Source: The Business Review

The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering has had its share of national coverage, from such news outlets as The New York Times and CBS, which made a visit earlier this year.

Now, it’s Popular Mechanics' turn, in a story titled: "Look Inside Futuristic Nanotech Lab."

Writer Michael Belfiore calls Alain Kaloyeros, the school’s CEO and the rainmaker behind the $14 billion Albany NanoTech complex, “The mayor of this city,” responsible for bringing together computer chip manufacturers such as GlobalFoundries, IBM, Intel and Samsung.

Of CNSE, Belfiore writes, it is "the only research center of its kind in the world. All the major chip-makers have their own labs. But nowhere else do they share those facilities with their competitors and students working side by side on the same state-of-the-art equipment.”

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