tWayne State University’s College of Engineering will begin offering a nanoengineering certificate program for undergraduate students in late 2015.
tThe program will offer new lecture, laboratory, and seminar courses that cross traditional departmental and disciplinary boundaries
t“This new program will give our students additional training in cutting-edge technology beyond their traditional degrees to make them more competitive in today's job market,” says Guangzhao Mao, professor of chemical engineering and materials science and director of the new program.
tThe development of the program is part of Wayne State’s ongoing effort to establish a multidisciplinary center of excellence in nanotechnology and nanomedicine in response to the National Nanotechnology Initiative.
tIN OTHER ACADEMIC NEWS, Kent State University in Ohio is teaming up with Lansing-based Michigan Virtual University to offer an online course about mobile technologies in the health industry for students in grades 9-12.
tA free program, participants will learn about the basics of game and app development as they engage with the five core areas of public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, health policy, environmental health, and social and behavioral health.
tFor more information about the course, which kicks off Wednesday and runs through July 27, click here.