Title: Problems of education in the field of nanotechnology

Authors: L.N. Patrikeev

Addresses: Department of Micro- and Nanoelectronics, National Research Nuclear University "MEPHI", Moscow, 115409, Russia

Abstract: This paper gives a short overview of what one should keep in mind when planning courses in nanotechnology for college or university students. Examples of training courses developed by Russian technical universities with support of the RUSNANO corporation illustrate the diversity of actual topics on the current nanotech landscape in Russia. Optimal balance between hardware acquaintance, theory studies, and social impacts analysis has been shown on historical cases.

Keywords: education; nanotechnology; Nanotechnological Society of Russia.

DOI: 10.1504/IJNT.2018.094791

International Journal of Nanotechnology, 2018 Vol.15 No.4/5, pp.347 - 351

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 10 Sep 2018 *

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