10 Mar nPoint recognized as small company of year by MIT Club of Wisconsin
Madison, Wis. – The MIT Club of Wisconsin is recognizing nPoint, Inc. for major contributions to Wisconsin’s economy through technological innovation. nPoint, a Madison-based provider of motion devices and controllers for nanoscale research and manufacturing, is one of three winners of the annual 2004 MIT Club of Wisconsin Technology Awards in Waukesha.
The MIT Club of Wisconsin consists of alumni of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who live in the state.
The club gives three awards each year to one large company, one small company and to one scientist. The recognition awards are given to those that have boosted the state’s status in technological fields. Other recipients include: Sussex-based Quad Tech International for the large company category and James Dumesic, professor in the Chemical and Biological Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for the individual scientist category.
nPoint was founded by Max Lagally, professor of Materials Science and Physics at UW. nPoint designs and manufactures basic tools to facilitate the imaging, measurement and manipulation of structures at the sub-molecular level. These tools are to a broad range of applications wherever controlled motion at the nanometer scale is required.