March 30, 2010

Nanocollege Visits The Mall

By: by Larry Rulison, Business Writer, Times Union


The University at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering had an information booth and technology demonstration at Crossgates Mall on Monday as part of its "Nano in the Mall" series designed to bring nanotech concepts to the public. Pradeep Haldar, a professor at the NanoCollege and director of its Energy & Environmental Technology Application Center, and other college officials were at the mall Monday to show off solar panels, model-size fuel cell cars that run on hydrogen and alternatively powered airplanes. At left, Kristin Wolf watches a demonstration of Completely Renewable Energy from the school. The mall series is part of the national education effort called NanoDays 2010. NanoCollege faculty will offer educational displays and informational programming every day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Friday.

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