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NIST Signs Cooperative Agreement with U-Albany Nano College

For Immediate Release: May 1, 2008

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Contact: Ben Stein
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 The Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today with the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) of the University at Albany-State University of New York. NIST Deputy Director James M. Turner, CNSE Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer Alain E. Kaloyeros and Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) participated in an Albany signing ceremony hosted by Senator Schumer. The event was held at CNSE's Albany NanoTech Complex, a $4.2 billion, 450,000 square-foot facility which houses more than 2,000 employees including many from the semiconductor industry. Researchers at NIST’s Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) will lead the scientific collaboration efforts with CNSE.

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