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Job Outlook

Nanotech Micro 3The nanotechnology industry is still in the exploratory stages. We offer one of the few degree programs worldwide, but the field is growing rapidly. According to the National Nanotechnology Initiative (, the industry is expected to generate two million new jobs by 2015, and trillions of dollars of investment. The demand for nano-scale materials is projected to grow an average of 30% per year over the next few years.

Are you interested in being on the cutting edge of a field that promises to revolutionize the world as we know it? Do you want to be a part of developing a 21st century battlesuit – bullet resistant, no thicker than spandex, and able to automatically react to chemical and biological agents? Do you want to develop new ways to detect and treat cancer? Would you like to develop clean fuels, semi-permanent tattoos or computers that can fit on the head of a pin? The future is now – are you ready to join us as we explore the wonderful world of nanotechnology.


Job After Graduation

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Job Titles for Nanotechnology Graduates 

Biological Laboratory Tech.

Biofuels Tech.

Chemical Laboratory Tech.

Cleanroom Tech.

Deposition Tech.

Device Tech.

Engineering Tech.

Equipment Maintenance Tech.

Etch Tech.

Failure Analysis Tech.

Laboratory Tech.

Lithography Tech.

Materials Science Lab Tech.

Medical Devices Tech.

Microfabrication Tech.

Nanobiotech Researcher

Nanoelectronics Expert

Nanofabrication Tech.


Process Tech.

Production Scientist

Quality Control Tech.

Research Assistant

Scientist Specialist

SEM Operator

SPM Operator

Solid State Tech.

Test Tech.

Thin Films Tech.

Vacuum Tech.


 ** 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

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

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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