research cnse is the site of some of the world s most advanced nanoscale research and development academic and corporate scientists are engaged in leading-edge research in fields including energy and power electronics interconnect sciences euv lithography and nanoelectronics education through education and workforce development cnse seeks to supply the critical mass of scientists engineers and technically savvy employees needed in the high-tech workforce of today and tomorrow education and training resources are available to meet the needs of equipment materials and integrated nanodevice manufacturers as well as component suppliers business cnse has more than 300 u.s and global business partners many including ibm intel globalfoundries sematech samsung tsmc toshiba applied materials tokyo electron asml and novellus systems consider the cnse complex an integral component of their research and development roadmap college of nanoscale science engineering students benefit from a unique combination of forward-looking curricula world-renowned faculty and unparalleled infrastructure and technology they work side-by-side with corporate research partners tackling real-world challenges and forging mutually beneficial relationships cnse.albany.edu
cnse.albany.edu/pioneeringeducation.aspx academic programs the world s only college dedicated to nanoscale science and engineering cnse offers an unparalleled educational experience next-generation curricula extraordinary facilities accomplished faculty and on-site corporate research partners cnse students have access to more than $14 billion in cutting-edge infrastructure they work side-by-side with industry pioneers in the most extensive nanotechnology research facilities in the academic arena and they master tools and equipment that are the envy of the industry and unavailable anywhere else neither on other campuses nor in corporate nanotechnology facilities all cnse academic programs combine the fundamentals of nanoscale knowledge with the opportunity to delve into the advanced concepts that are at the core of cutting-edge discoveries degree candidates engage in hands-on research with real-world applications they work under the guidance of professors in collaboration with global nanotech companies and as independent innovators their experience and connections provide a competitive advantage and open the door to post-graduate opportunities in fact the majority of cnse graduates have landed positions at major corporate research labs or academic centers nanoscale science or nanoscale engineering b.s first-ever comprehensive curricula provides an academically rigorous preparation for students intending to pursue scientific technical or professional careers in nanotechnology-enabled fields or graduate studies in nanoscale science or nanoscale engineering as well as other physical sciences such as materials science physics and chemistry as a result graduates will demonstrate the technical and professional proficiencies necessary to enable the identification description discovery experimental investigation and theoretical interpretation of nanoscale phenomenon and as a result become highly successful scientists educators and leaders in the global innovation economy of the 21st century nanoscale science m.s and ph.d one-of-a-kind preparation for careers in nanoscale science academic scholarship or industrial academic or government research in nanosciences students choose from the following tracks molecular materials and architectures optoelectronic materials and architectures spintronic materials and architectures ultra-thin film single and multilayered nanomaterial structures nanoscale materials characterization analysis and metrology nanomaterials for nanotechnology and economic impacts of nanoscale science and nanotechnology nanoscale engineering m.s and ph.d enables world-class expertise in the design fabrication and integration of nanoscale devices structures and systems in preparation for careers in nanoengineering academic scholarship or industrial academic or government research students choose from the following tracks nanoelectronics engineering and technology optoelectronics and photonics nanoengineering spintronics nanoengineering nanosystem engineering and technology nanoengineering in energy environmental technologies nanolithography engineering and technology and nanobiology engineering and technology.
m.d ph.d in medicine and nanoscale science or nanoscale engineering this first-of-its-kind dual degree program provides pioneering education and training in both medicine and nanoscale science research preparing a new generation of professionals for exciting 21st century careers as world-class research physicians in the emerging science and practice of nanomedicine offered by cnse and suny downstate college of medicine this combined clinical scientist educational program provides premier hands-on training in the emerging field of nanomedicine nanoscale science or nanoscale engineering business administration m.s m.b.a a cooperative effort between cnse and the school of business at the university at albany these dual-degree interdisciplinary programs prepare scientists and engineers for management careers in nanotechnology-based organizations the goal is to develop nanotechnology industry-ready graduates who are capable of integrating science engineering business and management studying at cnse provides me with a host of opportunities that are simply not available at other universities from working with top-notch faculty and conducting cutting-edge research to collaborating with industrial leaders in nanotechnology this experience has given me a platform for success including being awarded a prestigious national science foundation graduate research fellowship karen torrejon ph.d candidate nanobioscience constellation
nanofab north this $175 million 250,000-square-foot facility includes 35,000 square feet of cleanroom space with class 1 capable 300mm wafer production it also houses the world s first euv alpha demo tool equipment that s critical for the development and commercialization of euv technology nanofab south this $50 million 150,000-squarefoot facility comprises 32,000 square feet of cleanroom space classrooms cnse offices and offices of corporate partners including tokyo electron applied materials amat and asml nanofab 200 also known as the center for environmental sciences and technology management cestm this first nanofab facility a $16.5 million 70,000-square-foot center includes 4,000 square feet of cleanroom space plus metrology labs and offices facilities a world-class nanotech complex cnse s albany nanotech complex is among the world s most impressive nanotechnology centers its state-of-the-art infrastructure and unparalleled tools and technology create the ideal setting for business incubation technology acceleration and prototype testing currently more than 300 u.s and international organizations access cnse s laboratories supercomputer center scientific centers and other shared-user facilities corporate and academic partners also receive unprecedented on-site support for short and long-term research and development efforts cnse s albany nanotech complex has earned a global reputation for its leading-edge capabilities including major wafer processing compound semiconductor processing and metrology the $14 billion enterprise is home to five nanofab centers complete with more than 85,000 square feet of cleanroom space and the world s first extreme ultraviolet euv lithography alpha demo tool a continued commitment to government and industry investment ensures that cnse will remain in the forefront of nanotechnology research and applications with its latest expansion the complex will be home to nearly 1,300,000 square feet of next-generation infrastructure housing over 135,000 square feet of class 1 capable cleanroom space.
nanofab east this $150 million 250,000-squarefoot office laboratory and classroom building houses offices for cnse and a variety of global corporate partners including ibm sematech m+w group novellus systems and eyp nanofab central this 100,000-square-foot facility provides an additional 15,000 square feet of 300mm wafer class 1 capable cleanroom space nanofab xtension cnse s latest expansion includes this $366 million high-tech facility containing more than 50,000 square feet of cleanroom space part of which will house the world s first global 450mm consortium the leading-edge education and hands-on training i received at cnse has given me the foundation i needed to excel in my position at ibm i feel my cnse experience has afforded me a real advantage over graduates of other universities who did not have access to the groundbreaking facilities pioneering research and industry experts and partnerships that i had ben backes `11 m.s nanoscale engineering characterization engineer ibm cnse.albany.edu/worldclassresources.aspx
centers and programs throughout the cnse ecosystem academic and corporate partners are engaged in research that has the potential to transform traditional science and engineering and contribute to breakthroughs in fields as diverse as electronics defense health care telecommunications energy and the environment strategic technology and commercialization partnerships global 450 wafer consortium g450c announced by governor andrew m cuomo in september 2011 and headquartered at cnse s albany nanotech complex g450c is a first-of-its-kind collaboration spearheaded by cnse in partnership with five leading international companies ibm intel globalfoundries samsung and tsmc to lead the global effort to develop the next generation of computer chip technology applied materials amat r&d center a $300 million center focusing on immersion lithography amat s only r&d facility outside its headquarters in san jose california center for nanoscale lithography a joint effort between cnse and vistec lithography to accelerate development of vistec s e-beam lithography technology and build a highly educated and skilled workforce center for national nanotechnology innovation commercialization nnicc established through a research partnership between the u.s army research laboratory arl and cnse to develop nanotechnology-driven products and devices that support army combat operations and enhance the protection of its troops tel technology center america tokyo electron ltd s only r&d facility outside japan a $300 million center established to conduct r&d of cutting-edge semiconductor materials and processes center for semiconductor research csr a multi-phase cooperative program on computer chip technology nodes partners include ibm globalfoundries toshiba tokyo electron ltd and applied materials national institute for sustainable energy nise nise is a partnership between cnse and eyp designed to develop clean energy technologies which eyp can then bring to the marketplace the nise lab located at cnse is a resource to conduct joint r&d and commercialization programs related to zero energy and sustainable buildings sematech a 12-member global consortium of major computer chip manufacturers that has established its global headquarters and operations at cnse sematech-administered centers include the euv resist test center euv mask blank development center euv process development center alternative lithography technologies center 3d interconnect center and advanced metrology center international multiphase program for lithography science and engineering implse a collaborative effort with asml and ibm focusing on 193nm immersion and euv technologies nanohealth and safety center nsc a collaborative effort between sematech its subsidiary the international sematech manufacturing initiative inc ismi and cnse the nsc is dedicated to the development and implementation of innovative protocols and procedures to conserve resources and safeguard occupational and environmental health and safety ehs in the nanoelectronics industry international venture for nanolithography invent a global industry-university consortium for r&d education and technology deployment for nanolithography applications partners include advanced micro devices amd asml ibm and micron technology u.s photovoltaic manufacturing consortium pvmc headquartered at cnse and funded in part through a u.s department of energy grant of $57.5 million pvmc is a partnership between sematech and cnse to develop innovative cigs-based photovoltaic manufacturing technologies and streamline their introduction into the global marketplace new york center for national competitiveness in nanoscale characterization nc3 a joint collaboration between the national institute of standards and technology nist through its center for nanoscale science and technology cnst and cnse to tackle some of the most critical challenges facing the nanotechnology industry including obtaining precise measurements at the atomic and sub-atomic levels computer chip hybrid integration partnership chip a cross-regional partnership between suny institute of technology sunyit and cnse to expand the region s physical and intellectual abilities and resulting in development of a state-of-the-art computer chip commercialization center at sunyit and an advanced computer chip r&d integration center at cnse.
albany integration model companies worldwide are drawn to cnse by its albany integration model a singular business paradigm that allows them to tap technology tools and intellectual capital that s specific to the needs of their organization no other enterprise can match this combination of flexibility resources and access to the best in the industry academic research nanotechnology innovation and commercialization excelerator nice a partnership between lockheed martin cnse and the centerstate corporation for economic opportunity centerstate ceo the nice initiative located at electronics park in syracuse ny will position the region to become a leader in the nanotechnology industry by building on the growing cluster of nanoscale education research and development and commercialization assets in upstate new york center for advanced technology in nanomaterials and nanoelectronics catn2 a cnse-led consortium of research universities and nanoelectronics optoelectronics telecommunications defense and nanobiotechnology companies institute for nanoelectronics discovery and exploration index one of four such research institutes in the country the cnse-led index includes harvard university yale university massachusetts institute of technology california institute of technology columbia university north carolina state university university of virginia purdue university georgia institute of technology rensselaer polytechnic institute intel micron amd ibm texas instruments and freescale semiconductor inc center for advanced interconnect science and technology caist an academic partnership led by cnse and currently including binghamton university columbia university cornell university lehigh university massachusetts institute of technology penn state rensselaer polytechnic institute stanford university university of florida university of maryland university of north texas university of texas at arlington and university of texas at austin cnse s smart system technology commercialization center of excellence stc stc was created in 2010 through a merger of two of new york state s centers of excellence infotonics technology center itc in rochester and the center of excellence in nanoelectronics and nanotechnology at cnse the creation of cnse s stc positions new york as a global leader in smart system and smart device innovation and manufacturing energy and environmental technology applications center e2tac a public-private partnership that focuses on cnse s nanotechnology applications for alternative energy and environmental technologies cnse s solar energy development center sedc located in halfmoon ny the solar energy development center is an integral component of the cnse green energy initiative that further expands cnse s growing portfolio of clean energy research development and commercialization and creates new opportunities to retain and grow new york s high-tech green collar workforce focus center new york established by the semiconductor industry association and the defense advanced research programs agency at cnse addresses long-term challenges in developing next-generation computer chips for more information visit us online at cnse.albany.edu/contact/requestinformation.aspx complete the request for information form and we will contact you as soon as possible.
college of nanoscale science and engineering a world-class experience as an undergraduate i m getting hands-on experience in cutting-edge research working with world-class faculty alongside giants from industry it s the perfect place to build my future brian janiszewski b.s candidate nanoengineering after completing my first year at cnse i landed a paid internship with one of cnse s corporate partners working in a state-of-the-art 300mm wafer cleanroom i already have a foot in the door for an exciting career in nanotechnology nicole palmer b.s candidate nanoengineering i have the privilege of learning from some of the best minds in both academia and industry the unmatched educational and research experience will give me a true competitive advantage in the future workforce norbert dinyi agbodo ph.d candidate nanoengineering the ph.d i received from cnse has opened the doors to an exciting future in the field of nanotechnology giving me the tools that are essential to succeed in the 21st century innovation economy chimaobi mbanaso `11 ph.d nanoscale engineering etch process engineer tokyo electron ltd what the world is saying about cnse the [college of nanoscale science and engineering has attracted hundreds of companies and created thousands of lucrative jobs that are the gold standard of employment in the new economy crain s new york business we re absolutely thrilled to be part of what s happening at cnse it really represents the future for us as a firm and for all of us in the capital region tom birdsey president ceo eyp [cnse senior vp and ceo alain kaloyeros has done more than build his obscure college into a powerhouse for research with applications for electronics medicine and other industries he has also made the [college of nanoscale science and engineering part of the state university of new york a magnet for forward-looking industries across the region los angeles times the [college of nanoscale science and engineering has doubled in size during the recession to its current 800,000square-foot complex dozens of nanotechnology companies have established a presence there to take advantage of research facilities and business incubators since 2008 nearly 50 new start-ups have launched within its walls wall street journal if you want to make movies you go to hollywood if you re in the business of nanotechnology you go to albany papken der torossian executive chairman vistec lithography for students with a sharp focus and well-defined passion programs like [the college of nanoscale science and engineering s can propel them to the career they ve long desired u.s news world report students can focus on basic science while seeing how it is applied to the commercialization of nanotech entrepreneur magazine people from our company want to come to cnse because of the capabilities and opportunities here mike splinter president and ceo applied materials