Setting Up the Sixth Students’ Olympiad of Nano

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 12:12

TEHRAN-ISCANEWS: the sixth students’ Olympiad of Nano Science and Technology held by supporting of Technology Development Staff and scientific Deputy and the attendance of more than 28 thousand people in 132 cities on Friday afternoon at the same time. Students’ Olympiad of Nano Science and Technology is an activity which its innovative idea has belonged to Islamic Republic of Iran and has been held by the aims of assisting the stabilization of training manpower in the field of nanotechnology, the identification of students’ top talents, and their trend to the field of new technology and helping the leadership of Islamic Republic of Iran in basic education of Nanotechnology.

This Olympiad includes two levels, first as theoretical tests which have been held in the country and second level is a science camp for winners of the first level and the final winners will be introduced. The theoretical level, includes 60 multiple choice questions of various topics of Nanotechnology such as concepts and principles of nanoscience, fabrication methods of nanoscale , nanomaterials and nanostructures , simulation of nanoscale , nanotechnology applications in various industries and characterization of nanomaterials.

30 participants will compete with each other in summer by taking a 10-day science camp. In this level, the students will visit country’s active company in the field of Nanotechnology while learning the fabrication and applications of Nanomaterial in lab and also attend in Nano simulation workshop. The awards will be presented to the winners at the end of this course. Nano club have been held workshops in different provinces in order to prepare the students to participate at the sixth Olympiad.

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