Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing

The Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing is an NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC). CHM aims to be a leading research and education center for the development of cost-efficient manufacturing of nanostructured components, devices and systems. The center provides educational programs that reach K-12, community college, undergraduate & graduate students as well as the general public and has a significant industry relations program via MassNanoTech Institute.

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April 1, 2006


National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22230
United States
710 N. Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003
United States

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James J. Watkins

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Paul Clark

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Research and Engagement/Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing

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