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shine hanging bannerSHINE: Seattle's Hub for Industry-driven Nanotechnology Education is the regional center for nanotechnology in the Pacific Northwest, serving students, educators, industry and communities.

SHINE is a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Center at North Seattle College (Award No. 1204279).




SHINE: Seattle's Hub for Industry-driven Nanotechnology Education promotes awareness of nanoscience, trains technician to meet industry needs, and connects nanotechnology stakeholders in the Pacific Northwest.


NSF Center Partners in Micro and Nanotechnology

 NACK The National Center for Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK)
 MATEC Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center (MATEC)
 Nano-Link Midwest Regional Center for Nanotechnology Education, or Nano-Link
NEATEC Northeast Advanced Technological Education Center (NEATEC)
 SCME Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)

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