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Nanoscience Institute for Medical and Engineering Technology (NIMET)
University: University of Florida
Director: Jack W Judy
Address: P.O. Box 116621
Gainesville, FL 32611
Phone: 352-846-1275
Fax: 352-846-2877
Type: University Institute or Center
Mission: The Nanoscience Institute for Medical and Engineering Technologies (NIMET) was created at the University of Florida: To consolidate and focus leading-edge, multidisciplinary research and education at UF in nanoscale science and technology (NS & T). To provide faculty and students with world-class, centralized facilities, technical support and equipment that are essential for the development of new materials, devices, sensors, and instrumentation in the nanoscale regime. This resulted in construction of the $35 million Nanoscale Research Facility (NRF). To train students in the use of NS & T techniques and equipment as part of their education, and to prepare them for future careers in nanotechnology. To create an open research environment; and seed innovative nanotechnologies through education and outreach.
Research Descriptors: Nanotechnology
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