Nanosys Reviews

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    Ok. risky, exciting, cutting edge, and volatile

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Nanosys


    Fascinating technology. Very smart scientists.


    Volatile company direction and Sr. management - very high turnover.

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Nanosys Interviews

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    Production Chemist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Palo Alto, CA
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at Nanosys.

    Interview Details

    Was called for phone interview and an in person interview quickly, Interviewed by three people, one person at a time. Was asked basic interview question such as what kind of boss are you looking for, how to deal with mistakes, and strengths/weaknesses. The interviewers were easy to talk to. After the in person interview, it the actual hiring process took weeks.

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Headquarters Milpitas, CA
Size 16 to 50 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $1 to $5 million (USD) per year

Nanosys develops nanomaterials for use in many different systems. These tiny structures are engineered on a nanometer scale. (To get an idea of how small a nanometer is, consider this: If a human hair were the width of the US, one nanometer would be as long as three railway locomotives.) The company's patented materials enable enhanced function in a variety of applications, including solar cells, biological sensors, flash memory devices, specialized coatings, and flexible electronics. The company's customers include Matsushita Electric Works, SAIC, and agencies of the US... More

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