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Nanomaterials Scientists

Overview

Nanomaterials scientists use the principles of chemistry, physics, mathematics, and other scientific disciplines to investigate the properties, composition, and structure of nanomaterials. They do this for purposes of scientific discovery and to develop practical uses for nanomaterials in industries ranging from medicine and renewable energy, to consumer goods and environmental remediation. Nanomaterials scientists may also be known as materials scientists, nanochemists, and nanophysicists.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Master's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Problem-Solving

Technical

Career Ladder
Manager, Executive, or Professor

Nanomaterials Scientist

Nanotechnologist

Nanotechnician