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FLEXINAR: UT Austin’s NASCENT Center Presents: Graduate Certificate in Experiential Nanotechnologies & Big Data

Cost: $0
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This FLEXINAR will introduce a 3-course, online, graduate certificate program from UT Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering called “Experiential Nanotechnologies and Big Data.”  The three-semester program provides virtual course delivery and multiple portable nanotechnology labs that are delivered to students throughout the program to provide hands-on experience.  The program is aimed at bachelor’s degree-holding scientists and engineers in industry.  The Nanotechnology topics covered in the program includes applications in displays, Augmented/Mixed Reality, semiconductor devices, healthcare and energy. Because of its cross-cutting nature, the certificate program challenges students to think critically in interdisciplinary areas and to examine relevant technology trends, industry roadmaps and more. The concepts and problem-solving skills taught during the course open doors for students in further graduate study or in career advancement in nanotechnology industries.

Attend this Flexinar to:

  • Learn more about the program, including topics which are covered in each course.
  • Learn how UT Austin is designing and delivering this program to meet student demand amid COVID-19
  • Learn how your employees or graduate students can benefit from the program.


2020.07 Larry Dunn

Dr. Larry Dunn is the Assistant Director of Industry and Innovation Programs for the NSF-funded NASCENT Center at UT Austin. Prior to joining NASCENT, Larry served as Senior Scientist, Technical Product Manager, and Director of Marketing at Atonometrics, Inc., a leading manufacturer of test and measurement equipment for the photovoltaic industry. Larry earned his Ph.D. in physics from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008, for which he was awarded the Ben Streetman Prize for outstanding research in electronic and photonic materials and devices, and his B.A. in physics cum laude from Hendrix College in 2002. Larry has co-authored 15 peer reviewed and popular scientific articles and is an inventor of 7 issued U.S. patents and 7 pending US patent applications.


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