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PROGRAM MOVING TO JAPAN FOR 2018! Email for info.

Nanotechnology provides an ideal backdrop to learn about innovation as the field is interdisciplinary in nature and international in scope. Much of the newest nanotechnology developments are ripe for early stage commercialization efforts and the development of new businesses. The course explicitly teaches how change and innovation occurs to empower you to make a difference in the world by creating and commercializing new technology. Learning about the best practices in technology innovation management will allow you, the next generation of engineers, to better focus research efforts on what is most likely to achieve commercial success. The course combines technical expertise and knowledge with creative and exploratory work for you to become a successful innovator and leader upon graduation.


Sponsored by Cockrell School of Engineering


  • CHE 379 - Advanced Nanotechnology for Beginners

Academic Information

Carries a Global Cultures (GC) Flag. The course is an approved Technical Elective for ChE, BME, ME, ASE. Tech elective EE for Nano core elective. M/S/E elective for CE. Outside tech elective PE, GEH. It may also be possible to count it as academic enrichment elective for other majors.


Dr. Brian Korgel has created two successful nanotechnology companies based on his research. He has a passion for teaching and fostering internationa exchange. He holds the T. Brockett Hudson Professorship in Chemical Engineering and is the Director of the Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on Next Generation Photovoltaics.

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Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - Yes


The program cost includes housing in shared hostel, dorms or hotels.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

TBD. Estimated $5100-5600. Program fees usually include housing, excursions, activities, site visits, local student and emergency support services. Excludes airfare, most meals, passport, personal expenses.

Program Dates:

- Maymester
  • May 26, 2018 to June 24, 2018
  • Priority Deadline: June 24, 2018

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