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Symposium honors nanofabrication pioneer Harold Craighead

By: Syl Kacapyr

Nanoscale scientists and industry professionals gathered in Cornell’s Physical Sciences Building June 1 for a symposium to honor the career of nanofabrication pioneer Harold Craighead, Ph.D. ’80, the Charles W. Lake Professor of Engineering, who will become an emeritus professor July 1. Craighead, who became a professor in the School of Applied and Engineering Physics in 1989, focused his research on micro- and nanofabrication and on finding biological applications for the unique microscopic nanostructures he was creating. In 1997, he entered The Guinness Book of World Records after using... Read more