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Nanotechnology Advisory Committee

Our goal is to have representatives from business, government and community organizations, so we can review our curriculum, identify industry trends, and discuss the future of our Nanotechnology program. We also want to ensure that we are creating the workforce to meet the needs of local employers.


  • Dr. Rene Alvarez

  • Dr. John Bruno

  • Dr. Carlos Garcia

  • Dr. Randolph Glickman

  • Dr. Rao Govindaraju

  • Dr. Kelly Nash

  • Mrs. Annette Olmsted

  • Dr. James Oxley

  • Dr. Vicky Poenitzsch

  • Dr. Dhiraj Sardar



San Antonio Nano-Technology Forum (SANTF) Organizational Committee:

Dr. Arturo Ayon
Depart. of Physics and Astronomy at UTSA

Dr. Randolph Glickman
Depart. of Ophthalmology, UTHSCSA

Dr. Madhavrao (Rao) Govindaraju,
SAI Global Technologies, Inc

Dr. John Grillo
Academic Workforce Programs at NVC

Dr. Vasiliki (Vicky) Zorbas Poenitzsch
Southwest Research Institute

Dr. Arturo Ponce
Depart. of Physics and Astronomy at UTSA

Dr. Bharathi Subramaniasiva
Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute, UTSA

Dr. Walt Trybula
Texas State University-San Marcos

Dr. Miguel Yacaman
Depart. of Physics and Astronomy at UTSA

Dr. Qiaoying Joy Zhou
Academic Workforce Programs at NVC


 ** Oct. 22, 2014 (Wednesday)
SANTF Networking Series
Speaker: Dr. David Zamora
Ocular Trauma and Vision Restoration
US Army Institute of Surgical Research 
Location: Mamacitas, IH-10 & Callaghan

 ** Sept. 24, 2014 (Wednesday)
SANTF Networking Lunch Series  
Speaker: Dr. Kathryn Mayer
Department of Physics and Astronomy, UTSA
Location: UTSA Faculty Center, 4th Floor of JPL 

** News

NVC Nano Students Chosen for Coveted Award
Nano Learning at NVC Takes on Big Issues
Nano Students Win National Award
Nano Workshop Enlightens Area Teachers
Nano Students Receive Coveted Awards
Nanotechnology Students Doing Big Things
NVC Host First-ever Nanotechnology Conference
Free STEM Professional Development at NVC

Program Coordinator

Qiaoying Zhou
Program Coordinator
Phone: (210) 486-4383
Office: MLH-201

Area Contacts

Emily Coppin
Administrative Secretary
Phone: (210) 486-4352
Fax: (210) 486-9097
Office: MLH-201

Heather McCreery
Academic Chair, Workforce Programs
Phone: (210) 486-4360
Office: MLH-201A