Write proposals to secure external funding or to partner with other companies.
Synthesize, process, or characterize nanomaterials, using advanced tools or techniques.
Supervise technologists or technicians engaged in nanotechnology research or production.
Prepare reports, deliver presentations, or participate in program review activities to communicate engineering results or recommendations.
Provide scientific or technical guidance or expertise to scientists, engineers, technologists, technicians, or others, using knowledge of chemical, analytical, or biological processes as applied to micro and nanoscale systems.
Conduct research related to a range of nanotechnology topics, such as packaging, heat transfer, fluorescence detection, nanoparticle dispersion, hybrid systems, liquid systems, nanocomposites, nanofabrication, optoelectronics, or nanolithography.
Identify new applications for existing nanotechnologies.
Design or conduct tests of new nanotechnology products, processes, or systems.
Develop processes or identify equipment needed for pilot or commercial nanoscale scale production.
Generate high-resolution images or measure force-distance curves, using techniques such as atomic force microscopy.