Local college receives nano tech expansion

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology growing a little bit larger.

The school expanded its “Mind Laboratory”.

The lab houses state-of-the-art equipment to create Micro-Nano Device and Systems.

It’s used to give undergraduates experience with nano technology.

The new lab is 1,800 square feet.

Officials say it will give students distinct advantages.

“Over here as part of our curriculum we offer courses to undergraduates to learn this technology and the skill sets that is essential to the frontier of future technology and growth of our economy,” Azad Siahmakoun said.

Experts say we use this technology in our everyday lives with things like projectors, air bag technology and even sun screen lotions.

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