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American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Nanotechnology Institute - Governed by the ASME NanoEngineering Council, the ASME Nanotechnology Institute serves as an information clearinghouse for ASME programs and activities in nanotechnology research and development. Institute members shape educational programming, participate in governmental relations initiatives, and develop training resources. The site provides information on upcoming events, current news, and job postings.

American Chemical Society (ACS) Nanotation - ACS Nanotation, produced by the American Chemical Society Publications Division, is designed to serve as an online community for nanotechnology researchers and students. The site features ACS journal articles on nanotechnology, career resources, events, and Nano Picks, reviews of recent nanoscience findings.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Nanotechnology Council - The IEEE Nanotechnology Council's mission is to advance nanotechnology in "scientific, literary, and educational areas." The multidisciplinary group has created a virtual work environment to facilitate collaboration in nanotechnology research.

Institute of Physics (IOP) - - The IOP Publishing community web site is a portal for nanotechnology news, events, product information, and jobs. The site also features a buyer's guide with information about companies and products. Members receive a free weekly news alert highlighting research worldwide.

    Useful Links

    U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook overview of careers in Nanotechnology

    The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies website- including the very helpful map showing locations (by zipcode) of companies, universities, government laboratories, and organizations working in nanotechnology around the United States.  Other resources through this site include databases of nanotechnology organizations and/or nanotechnology's impact in Consumer Products, Environment, Health and Safety Research, Synthetic Biology (map), Agriculture and Food, Medicine, Silver Nanotechnology, and Nano-remediation sites (map).

    The National Nanotechnology Initiative - the central point of communication, cooperation, and collaboration for all Federal agencies engaged in nanotechnology research, bringing together the expertise needed to advance this broad and complex field.

    IEEE Spectrum compliation on Semiconductors, including subcategories in Devices, Design, Materials, Memory, Nanotechnology, Optoelectronics and Processors - a unique career website devoted to jobs at the convergence of nanotechnology, biotechnology, and information technology.

    LinkedIn Industry Directory with thousands of organization pages, including subcategories in Nanotechnology, Oil And Energy, Semiconductors and many others (most organization pages with careers and/or jobs sections) - consider "Follow"ing organizations of interest (please note, you must have a LinkedIn account to view).

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