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Chinese Society of Micro-Nano Technology (CSMNT)

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The Chinese Society of Micro-Nano Technology (CSMNT) was officially established on April 5th, 2005, and is affiliated with Tsinghua University and in the charge of the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People's Republic of China. Binglin Gu, academician at CAS and former president of Tsinghua University, was the first and second chairman of CSMNT; Zheng You, academician at CAE and former vice president of Tsinghua University, was the third chairman of the Society; and Wenhui Duan, academician at CAS and professor in the Department of Physics of Tsinghua University, is currently the fourth chairman.

Micro/nano technology belongs to an emerging field of study that connects high-level technology with basic research. It encompasses the application of cutting-edge science and technology in a range of disciplines, such as electronics, machinery, materials, manufacturing, testing, as well as physics, chemistry and biology, and has been made possible due to technological innovation and thinking. Micro/nano technology is considered an emerging science in the 21st century; in recent years, it has developed rapidly and led to significant advancements worldwide. This technology is now starting to exert a far-reaching influence on human beings, even changing individuals’ way of thinking and living.

The Chinese Society of Micro/Nano Technology, dedicated to promoting the research and industrialization of micro/nano technology, is a voluntarily and lawful social organization, and also a national non-profit academic group. By connecting researchers working in micro/nanotechnology, CSMNT is motivating the development of China's micro/nanotechnology.

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