Profiles in Success

North Carolina's researchers, companies, and educators are engaged in a wide range of activities involving nanotechnology. The stories below provide an up-close and personal introduction to some of those activities. If you know of activities that should be featured here, please contact us.

Nanotechnology helps North Carolina's racing, trucking industries run more smoothly (July 17, 2009)
North Carolina, Nanotechnology, and NASCAR. At first glance, it seems like the only thing these three words have in common is their first letter. But in North Carolina, innovation is playing a key part in helping race cars run more efficiently...

Creating a cleaner environment and more secure homeland (December 28, 2007)
Researchers at RTI International in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, are developing methods of using nanotechnology to alleviate both the potentially harmful effects of airborne pollutants as well as terrorist attacks.

Small science leads to big future at NC State (Fall 2007)
NC State University researchers looking for the next big discovery have their sights set on getting as small as possible. Link to the fall 2007 issue of results magazine, which focuses on nanotechnology activities at NC State University...

UNCG and NC A&T partner to create joint program in nanotechnology (October 8, 2007)
The North Carolina Triad area will soon be transformed into a hub for nanotechnology. The University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) and North Carolina A&T State University (NC A&T) are teaming up with the Greensboro business community to establish a groundbreaking graduate program in nanoscience and nanoengineering

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