2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    May 26, 2024  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HN 316 - Grand Challenges and Nanotechnology

(3.00 cr.)

Prerequisite: HN 215 . Restricted to junior or senior Honors students. The scientific community has identified a number of "Grand Challenges" facing humankind. Solving these challenges will have a profound impact in a variety of areas, including health, the environment and sustainability, energy production and consumption, and economic development. This seminar examines the current ideas related to Grand Challenges, with review of relevant scientific principles in the context of these challenges. Special emphasis is placed on nanoscience and nanotechnology, and their potential impact on addressing the needs of and providing solutions to Grand Challenges. Counts as an Honors natural sciences seminar. Same course as HN 219 .



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