Faculty Advisor

Emanuel, Alexander E.


The advancement in the field of Nanotechnology would perhaps lead to several consumer and scientific applications. The potential implications of nanotechnology are ascribable to experimental research and scientists speculate that the technology will have a huge impact on the society. In this report the scientific, technological and prospective context of nanotechnology is illustrated, and then the latent social impact of nanotechnology in several fields is discussed within the framework of current and potential future achievements in those fields.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2005

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering