New institute at HKUST aims to prove that small is big

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 26 May, 2001, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 26 May, 2001, 12:00am

The Institute of Nanoscience and Technology at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology has opened. Nano-materials and nano-engineering have been lauded as potentially revolutionary new areas for this century, with huge expectations for novel applications and research areas.