Let's Get Small! WSU Wins Nanotech Grant

August 22, 2013

"These things are generally defined in the size range of one to 100 nanometers. To put that in perspective, a human hair is about 50,000 to 100,000 nanometers."

Guangzhao Mao, Ph. D., WSU chemical engineering professor.

Small is big at Wayne State. The University is getting $200-thousand from the National Science Foundation to start an undergraduate program in nanoengineering. It’s a growing high-tech field, not only in research, but in jobs. Doctor Guangzhao Mao is a chemical engineer at Wayne State. She tells me WDET’s Pat Batcheller that students will learn how to work with things that are microscopic. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.