Nano-Age: How Nanotechnology Changes Our Future

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Wiley, May 27, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 184 pages
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Is the nano-age here to stay or will a bubble soon burst? This thought-provoking page-turner takes a critical glance at how nanotechnology has affected virtually all areas of our lives. From the pharmaceutical industry to energy production and storage, many fields have been truly revolutionized during the nano-age. The internationally renowned author explores the topic in nine entertaining chapters.

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About the author (2010)

Mario Pagliaro is a research chemist based at the Palermo National Research Center where he heads Sicily's Photovoltaics Research Pole and the Institue of Scientific Methodology.
He has conducted research on the development of functional materials at the University of Leiden, the CNRS in Grenoble, and the RWTH Aachen.
Professor Pagliaro has co-invented several innovative technologies, some of which have been commercialized, and has six books, numerous scientific papers and four international patents to his name. Since 2004 he has been the organizer of the Seminar Marcello Carapezza, and in 2005 was appointed Maitre de conférences associé at the Montpellier Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie.
Besides his academic work, Professor Pagliaro is active in management education and in promoting the role of science in society.

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