Nanotechnology, a science that manipulates materials with atomic or molecular precision, is regarded as the next basic technology to follow Information Technology and Biotechnology. Nanotechnology promises new solutions for many of society’s greatest technological needs, including sustainable energy sources, breakthroughs in medical diagnosis and therapy, rapid advances in information technology, and exciting new strategies for manufacturing. Nanotechnology is driving the fundamental research agenda in many areas of science and engineering, and is the focus of major new R & D funding from federal agencies and the private sector.
The Nano Science and Technology Building is a state of the art educational and research facility which houses several affiliated UT programs for the promotion of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Map to NST