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NanoSAFE envisions a comprehensive effort to not only enhance formal education, but also to build a diverse workforce inSTEM fields by increasing technically competent graduates from the state’s colleges, universities and community colleges. NanoSAFE strives to provide opportunities for integrating students’ educational experiences across diverse areas including microfabrication, electromagnetics, nanotechnology, pharmacology, microfluidics, biometrics, physics, and chemistry. NanoSAFE initiates, partners with, builds upon, and extends other NSF-funded education and outreach projects and University-supported initiatives.

The previously funded WVEPSCoR RII funded (nsf award no. 1003907) Education and Workforce Development Programs at West Virginia University include:

Other nanoscience and technology programs at WVU: