small plans: nanotechnology for the building industry

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Expect nanotech in half of materials and processes by 2015

M.C. Roco, chair of the U.S. National Science and Technology Council's subcommittee on nanoscale science, engineering, and technology, sees nanotechnology as the basis of a "new industrial revolution". "By 2015," he says, "I expect at least half of the newly designed advanced materials and manufacturing processes will be built using control at the nanoscale in at least one of the key components." more @ Nanotechnology magazine