The American Chemical Society provides education, career development, meetings and events, and other resources.
1155 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036-4839
Tel: (202) 872-4600
Nanotechnicians who work for government agencies may be represented by the AFGE, which advocates for better pay, benefits, and work conditions.
For career resources and information on membership and continuing education, visit the institute’s Web site.
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3841
Tel: (301) 209-3100
The ASME provides information on various engineering disciplines, including nanoengineering.
For information on its Nanotechnology Council, publications, careers, and certification, visit their website.
3 Park Ave., 17th Fl.
New York, NY 10016-5997
Tel: (212) 419-7900
For information on certificate training programs in nanotechnology and clean energy, contact the International Association of Nanotechnology.
For information on membership and mentoring programs, as well as job listings, visit the society’s Web site.
For information on continuing education and industry conferences, as well as lists of industry associations and nanotechnology employers, visit the institute’s Web site.
5540-A North Lamar
Austin, TX 78751-1016
The NIA is an international membership organization for companies from many industry sectors—including healthcare, chemicals, automotives, materials processing, and consumer products—that use nanotechnology. Visit its Web site for more information.
Avenue Tervueren 143
The NNCI oversees nanotechnology research sites around the country and awards funding to support research. Learn more on their website.
The National Nanotechnology Initiative provides educational resources, networking opportunities, and other resources.