Friday, January 21 • 8:30am - 9:00am
Taking the first Step: Introducing Nanotechnology in High Schools

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Dr. Dominick Fazarro is an Associate Professor-Industrial Technology Program in the Department of Human Resource Development and Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler.  Dr. Fazarro is one of America’s emerging authorities and thought leaders in both researching and addressing nanotechnology issues and their genisis in the workforce in the United States. Dr. Fazarro is an strong advocate in developing nanotechnology education in post-secondary schools to begin the surge in developing the 21st century workforce.  He has partnered with several insitutions, like Rice University, Texas State University, and San Jacinto College to create the foundation to implement nano-safety curriculum at the Texas.  Dr. Fazarro presented and published several papers on developing the nanoworkforce.  He partnered with Rice University and Texas State University to submit an OSHA grant which was funded $236,000 in September 2010 to facilitate online training in nanotechnology safety.  Dr. Fazarro is a member of the Texas Advisory Committeee for Nanotechnology Safety and Education.


Friday January 21, 2011 8:30am - 9:00am
Sabine Lower Floor

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