Nanotechnology and Society

An undergraduate course on nanotechnology and its societal implications.

Science and Technology Studies 201, Section 84405, Spring 2005, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
This 3-credit course was designed and taught by Charles Tahan in the spring semester of 2005, the first year it was offered at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It was co-developed with members of the Wisconsin Nanotechnology and Society Initiative.

Course flyer.

  • What is nanotechnology? Why are scientists, businesses, and governments around the world so excited about it?
  • What happens when nanotechnology leaves the laboratory and enters society?
  • How will nanotechnology change the future?
  • Take this class and find out.
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