Our laboratory is synthesizing and manipulating functional nanocrystals. We are also investigating the relevant physical and chemical phenomena on these size- and shape-controlled nanocrystals. The emphases are advanced processing technology and novel properties on nanocrystals. Interested systems: diluted magnetic semiconductor nanocrystals; 1D functional materials; core-shell structured nanoparticles; inorganic-polymer magnetic nanocomposites.
In 1999, the Deans of the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and the School of Engineering met to establish The Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics (ILPB) . The Institute incorporates the very successful and internationally recognized program at the Photonics Research Laboratory and was extended to bring together active multidisciplinary faculty from Medicine, Dental Biology, Engineering, Physics and Chemistry.
Nanochemistry is a new discipline concerned with the unique properties associated with assemblies of atoms or molecules on a scale between that of the individual building blocks and the bulk material. At this level, quantum effects can be significant, and also innovative ways of carrying out chemical reactions become possible.
The Birck Nanotechnology Center leverages advances in nanoscale science and engineering to create innovative nanotechnologies addressing societal challenges and opportunities in computing, communications, the environment, security, energy independence, and health.
The Institute for Nanoscale Technology at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). The Institute was established in 2002 as one of four new UTS Research Institutes aligned to the national science priority areas.
Nanotechnology research at Northeastern encompasses nanomanufacturing, nanomaterials, nanomedicince and bio-nanotechnology, and the societal impacts and ethics of nanotechnology.
The Nanotechnology and Society Research Group (NSRG) is dedicated to the study of the societal dimensions of nanotechnology research, development, application, and commercialization.
NQPI Missions - Promote research excellence in nanoscale science and engineering - Foster cross disciplinary research and education in nanoscience - Realize international collaborations, conferences, and workshops
The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind., adjacent to the city of South Bend and approximately 90 miles east of Chicago.
Professor Zhong L. Wang is the director of his nanoscience and nanotechnology research group in the School of Materials Science and Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology.
Sandia National Labs' Physical, Chemical, & Nano Sciences Center provides new scientific knowledge in support of Sandia's mission areas: including weapons control and non-proliferation, environment, energy, critical infrastructure and national security solutions.
Carleton University has various nanotechnology projects, including an award winning idea from a chemistry professor that has the potention to speed up the internet by 100 times through the use of light.
Cornell's NBTC focuses on nano-fabrication for Biomolecular Devices; Cell-Surface Interactions; and Nanoscale Cell Biology.
The Baskin School of Engineering at the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) focuses synergies between nanotechnology and the areas of information technology and biotechnology.
Research at the University of South Florida (Tampa) nano facility is The Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Research Center (NNRC), nicknamed the “Nano Tool Box.” NNRC contains a suite of state-of-the-art measurement instruments as offes access to fabrication equipment.
The Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (Nashville, TN) operating out of the School of Engineering has on-going work in nano-optics; nano-bio processes; spintronics; nanoscale electronics; nanocrystal fabrication, characterization, and integration; and radiation effects and defect studies.
Fisk University is participating in the $15 Million National Science Foundation 2006 award to Northwestern University for the nation’s first Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NCLT).
The Darmstadt University of Technology, whose official name (also its official English name) is "Technische Universität Darmstadt", in Darmstadt, Germany plays a significant role among German universities. It is internationally well known for its outstanding achievements in the areas of engineering and computer science.
The Washington University of St. Louis School of Medicine received $16 million from The National Cancer Institute to suport the Siteman Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (SCCNE). Due for completion in 2006, SCCNE plans to focus on applied nano-research for cancer drug therapies and diagnostics.
UC Irvine's Henry Samueli School of Engineering has a stand-alone facility named the UCI Integrated Nanosystems Research Facility. The Integrated Nanosystems Research Facility focuses on developing engineered nanoscale systems consist of microscopic and smaller systems comprised of mechanical, photonic, biological, electrical, fluidic, and chemical subsystems.
Wake Forest University's School of Medicine's (North Carolina) Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials, which was established in 1999 with a grant from The U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The Center's nanotech research projects include: optical materials, ways fight antibiotic resistant organisms (i.e. cancer) and cancer therapeutics.
The University of California at Riverside has three major thrusts in the nanotechnology field: The Nano-Device Laboratory, The Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology (within UC-Riverside's College of Engineering), and The Biomedical Science and Nanotechnology Laboratory.
The Navy's corporate laboratory, NRL (Washington, D.C.) conducts a broadly-based multidisciplinary program of scientific research and advanced technological development. One focus is nanotechnology to detect and monitor illicit substances. Another centers on development of devices for the "post shrink" silicon era.
Microtechnology and nanoscience are two of Chalmers Foundation’s priority areas. The Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2) is the core of this investment and we engage in research and give courses with the emphasis on the electronics and photonics of the future.
Established in 1924, what started as a small Jewish technical university was opened for young Middle Eastern men and women with a desire to pursue a career in engineering. Today, this university is among the largest leading scientific-technological and research universities.
The role of the Institute for Applied Biosciences is to serve as Ben-Gurion University's Center for biotechnology, which has recognized importance of nanoscale biosensors and nanoelectronics for medicine, environmental quality, and other areas. The school takes a broad multi-disciplinary approach to basic and applied research.
Zhejiang University (People's Republic of China) has two current nano-related projects: Suspension Polymerization and Polymer Nanomaterials. The university has six campuses – Yuquan, Xixi, Huajiachi, Hubin, Zhijiang, and Zijingang – and has more than 11,000 postgraduates and over 6,000 Ph.D. candidates in all areas.
The University of Massachusetts -- Amherst has establishing a Nano-Imprint Lithography (NIL) laboratory to research capabilities in nanoscale device manufacturing.
Central Scientific Instruments Organisation is a premier National Instrumentation Research laboratory of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Government Of India. CSIO focuses on nanotechnology through its Biomolecular Electronics & Nanotechnology division.
The University of Texas at Arlington has multi-disciplined interests in nanosciences. spanning: UTA's Center for Nanostructured Materials (CNM), Automation and Robotics Research Institute, and the UTA College of Engineering's NanoFab Center.
The University of Sussex (Brighton, England) offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology as well as post-grad and post-doc research into the field. Study embraces Chemistry, Physics, and Biochemistry (or Molecular Biology), as well as the overlapping fields of Materials Science and Electronic Engineering.
Nanotechnology by its nature is interdisciplinary, and chemists, physicists, biologists, and engineers all have roles to play in the development and implementation of nanotechnology. The University of Florida has identified several strength areas in nano technology.
The Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (INSAT) was established in 1999 at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. It is internationally recognized for its on-going work on MEMs-based bio-sensors, nanowires, and nanometrology.
Georgia Tech is one of the world leaders in nanoscience and nanotechnology research and design. More than one hundred faculty members at Tech are already involved in nanoscience and nanotechnology research projects, and their numbers are growing.
The RIT community engages and motivates students through stimulating and collaborative experiences. Our mission is to provide technology-based educational programs for personal and professional development.
In TST research is conducted on four main themes: micromachining, sensors, actuators and fluid handling systems. In all these themes Ph.D. student and Master students are carrying out their projects.
The University of Nottingham is Britain's University of the Year (The Times Higher Awards 2006). It undertakes world-changing research, provides innovative teaching and a student experience of the highest quality.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering, with an annual budget of nearly $5.47 billion.
Purdue is a public, doctoral-granting research university, and Indiana's land-, sea-, and space-grant university.
By virtue of their interdisciplinary nature, rapid advances in nanoscale science and technology can only thrive in a collaborative environment in which faculty and students from different disciplines discuss ideas, work together, and share their expertise.
The Microsystems and Nanotechnology Centre, within the Materials Department, was established in 1994 by Professor Whatmore.
The National Science Foundation chose Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2001 as one of the six original sites nationwide for the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC).
The University of Nevada, Reno is the state's historic flagship institution of higher education. The University has a student enrollment of more than 16,000,including about 3,200 graduate students, and a total budget of nearly $500 million.
Northwestern University has a $15 million grant from the National Science Foundation to create the nation’s first Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering (NCLT).
The Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) was established in 2001 at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign as the premier institution for nanoscale science and technology initiatives.
As one of the nation’s premier technological research universities, the University of Missouri–Rolla is shaping a future full of innovation. Currently an integrated science and engineering approach is taught by addressing the cross-disciplinary nature of the nanotechnology area.
The Walt Laboratory at Tufts University (Boston) is world-renowned for its pioneering work that applies micro and nanotechnology to urgent biological problems such as the analysis of genetic variation and the behavior of single cells, as well as the practical application of arrays to the detection of explosives, chemical warfare agents, and food and waterborne pathogens.
The Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute (BNNI) is the umbrella organization for expanding and coordinating Berkeley's research and educational activities in nanoscale science and engineering.
The Drexel Nanotechnology Institute (DNI)coordinates and develops efforts at Drexel University (Philadelphia) in the broad and interdisciplinary area of nanoscale science and engineering, including research, undergraduate and graduate education, technology transfer, outreach, and dissemination.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $15 million Engineering Research Center for Structured Organic Composites grant to Rutgers and three collaborating universities to improve the way pharmaceuticals, foods and agricultural products are manufactured.
Integrated NanoDevices and Systems Research focuses on nanotechnology projects at the University of California Davis. This group is led by M. Saif Islam, Assistant Professor Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Kyoto University operates the Institute for Medical Sciences Research and as part of that the Center for Nano Medical Engineering. The center includes the Department of Nano Biomechanism and the Department of Nano Bioprocess. The Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences focuses on “Regenerative Medicine.”
Chemistry has entered an exciting phase of its development, where the chemist's understanding of molecular behaviour will be central to developing new areas of molecular science. Reflecting this, we offer multidisciplinary postgraduate research courses in nanomaterials, biomolecular science and chemical biology.
Nanobioengineering & Bioelectronics Lab, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida International Unviersity
Prof. Chenzhong Li, principle investigator of the Nanobioengineering/Bioelectronics lab, Biomedical Engineering Department at Florida International Unversity (Miami). Dr. Li received his Ph.D. from Kumamoto University in Japan in 2000. Dr. Li served one year as a post-doctoral research associate at the University of British Columbia and two years as a professional research associate at the University of Saskatchewan and Adnavance Technologies, Inc.
MESA+ offers an Institite for Nanotechnology that provides high quality research to nanoscale professionals. It uses a unique structure, which unites scientific disciplines, and builds fruitful international cooperation to excel in science and education.
The Stanford Transducers Laboratory operates under Professor Greg Kovacs of the Electrical Engineering Department. The interdisciplinary group is dedicated to the advancement of sensor and actuator technologies for biological and biomedical applications, from devices to systems.
Biomimetic Connections, LLC is a California-based firm established in 2002 to advance the commercialization of bio-inspired and biomimetic IP. Through our suite of biomimetic and bio-inspired IP portfoilios, BioParadigm ACCESS, we serve corporations, bio/material scientists and product design engineers across the engineering spectrum seeking to identify, utilize and commercialize research outcomes derived from 'biological design paradigms' (tm)
Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), formerly Regional Technical College, Cork, is a college located in Cork, Ireland opened in 1973. The institute has 17,000 students (both part-time and full-time) in art, business, engineering, music and science disciplines. The main campus is at Bishopstown, Cork.
The Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility (CNF) is a national user facility that supports a broad range of nanoscale science and technology projects by providing state-of-the-art resources coupled with expert staff support.
The University of Cincinnati's Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (INST) brings together three centers of excellence, the Center for Nanoscale Materials Science, the Center for BioMEMS and Nanobiosystems, and the Center for Nanophotonics, composed of faculty from the Colleges of Engineering, Arts and Sciences, and Medicine.
UT Knoxville prides itself on adding value to Tennessee — by educating its students, doing research and creative work that improves quality of life, and reaching out to share expertise with Tennesseans. The University of Tennessee stands in a class by itself as Tennessee's flagship institution and one of the United States' great public research universities.
CMP's research activities focus on the processing, structure, property and performance relationships for all classes of materials including metals, ceramics and polymers.
Chemistry Innovation is a publicly funded Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) set up in 2006 to drive innovation performance across the UK chemistry-using industries.