State of Tomorrow: KERA Plans May 7 Broadcast
Of TV Episode Featuring UT Dallas’ Daniel, Baughman

May 2, 2007

An episode of the documentary television series State of Tomorrow featuring University of Texas at Dallas President David E. Daniel and nanotechnologist Ray Baughman will be broadcast on Dallas public TV station KERA, Channel 13, on Monday, May 7 at 11 p.m.

A segment of the episode, titled “Thinking Small,” will focus on the science of nanotechnology and its potential applications, including work being done by Baughman and his colleagues in the UT Dallas NanoTech Institute to create artificial muscles.  Nanotechnology is the manipulation of materials at the molecular level.

State of Tomorrow is a series of 13 half-hour television programs that explores how scientists and faculty members at Texas public universities are seeking solutions to challenges facing Texans today. The series is being aired on public television stations around the state.

The series is the result of a collaboration of systems and institutions of higher education throughout Texas, including Texas A&M University System, Texas State University System, Texas Tech University System, University of Houston System, University of North Texas System and The University of Texas System.  Title sponsors of the series are AT&T, Inc., and Exxon Mobil Corporation.  Additional information about State of Tomorrow is available at www.stateoftomorrow.com


Contact Steve McGregor, UT Dallas, (972) 883-2293, smcgreg@utdallas.edu

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