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Nanosystems Engineers

What they do:
Design, develop, or supervise the production of materials, devices, or systems of unique molecular or macromolecular composition, applying principles of nanoscale physics and electrical, chemical, or biological engineering.
On the job, you would:
  • 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.
  • Create designs or prototypes for nanosystem applications, such as biomedical delivery systems or atomic force microscopes.
  • Design or engineer nanomaterials, nanodevices, nano-enabled products, or nanosystems, using three-dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) software.

Knowledge

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Skills

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Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Analytical or scientific software
  • General Atomic and Molecular Electronic Structure System GAMESS
  • QuantumWise Atomistix ToolKit
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD software
  • LinkCAD
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$92,030
per year, on average
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