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September 01, 2005

Dr. Pradeep Haldar, Director, Energy and Environmental Applications Center, Albany NanoTech, 8/10/05


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Dr. Pradeep Haldar is Director of the Energy & Environmental Technology Applications Center at Albany NanoTech and a Professor at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, University of Albany–State University of New York. He is responsible for technology development initiatives and for assisting companies to overcome technical, market, and business development barriers by accelerating the insertion of nanotechnology into energy and environmental applications.

Dr. Haldar is the author or co-author of over 100 technical papers and has three patents in superconductor oxide materials development. Dr. Haldar has a Ph.D. in Materials Science from Northeastern University and an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

One of the largest global centers for nanotechnology, Albany NanoTech is home to the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) and the New York State Center of Excellence in Nanoelectronics (NYSCEN) of the University at Albany–State University of New York. Its 450,000 square foot complex, including the only 200mm/300mm wafer facilities in the academic world, encompasses nanoelectronics, system-on-a-chip technologies, biochips, optoelectronics and photonics devices, closed-loop sensors for monitoring, detection and protection, and ultra-high-speed communication components.

With over 65,000 square feet of Class 1 capable 300mm wafer cleanrooms, as well as on-site faculty and student researchers, Albany NanoTech provides corporate partners with a unique environment to pioneer, develop, and test new nanoscience and nanoengineering innovations within a technically aggressive and financially competitive R&D environment.

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