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Nanophotonics Research Center - The University of Tokyo

Nanophotonics Research Center - The University of Tokyo

The Nanophotonics Research Center (NPC), NPC seeks to deepen the fundamental knowledge of nanometer-scale light-matter interactions and exploit our findings in various kinds of new principles and technologies. NPC is is the research center for nanophotonics in The University of Tokyo. and is led by the Director Prof. Motoichi Ohtsu.



Haverford College

Haverford College

The research team at Haverford College (Haverford, PA) plans to mimic in the lab a natural process involving proteins that have been modified by the addition of porphyrin-like molecules



University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida

University of Central Florida’s Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center (AMPAC) in Orlando is home to the $10 million Materials Characterization Facility (MCF), within the Central Florida Research Park and the Advanced Microfabrication and Clean Room Facility.



Carleton University

Carleton University

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.



University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC)

University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC)

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.



Fisk University

Fisk University

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).



University of Dayton

University of Dayton

The University of Dayton's Research Institute, and two other universities, received a $22.5 million grant in 2005 to build the Wright Center of Innovation in polymer nanotechnology research. The University of Dayton is also a partner in the Center for Multifunctional Polymer Nanomaterials and Devices (CMPND), along with Ohio State University and the University of Akron. CMPND focuses on polymer nanocomposites, polymer photonics, and biosensors.



Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has established the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in response to the inestimable importance of this exciting new field of research.



University of North Texas (UNT)

University of North Texas (UNT)

University of North Texas (Denton, Texas) is the home of the Advanced Research and Technology Institute, which receives $4 million for nano-research under the 2007 Department of Defense Appropriations Bill. In 2006, UNT's Collge of Engineering began offering a B. S. in materials science and engineering (MSE), which focuses on studies in metals, ceramics, polymers, electronic materials, biomaterials, and nanomaterials.



Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University

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.



Clarkson University

Clarkson University

Clarkson University (Pottsdam, NY) has the Nanoscale Science and Engineering for Material Systems and Material Processing Center for Advanced Materials Processing & Department of Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering to study nanotechnology.



University of Massachusetts -- Amherst

University of Massachusetts -- Amherst

The University of Massachusetts -- Amherst has establishing a Nano-Imprint Lithography (NIL) laboratory to research capabilities in nanoscale device manufacturing.



University of North Carolina (UNC)

University of North Carolina (UNC)

The University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) has joined with the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) to coordinate much of it's nanotechnology research. Under NNI, the university operates several research efforts with a focus on nanobiosciences, computer modeling, nanoscale materials and tools.



University of Sussex

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.



Chungnam National University (CNU)

Chungnam National University (CNU)

Chungnam National University (Republic of Korea) has established the Nano and New Materials Engineering Institute, the only nano-specialized institute in the nation.



Georgia Institute of Technology     (Georgia Tech)

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)

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.



Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

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.



National Science Foundation (NSF)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

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 University

Purdue University

Purdue is a public, doctoral-granting research university, and Indiana's land-, sea-, and space-grant university.



University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)

University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)

Numerous products featuring the unique properties of nanoscale materials – including computer equipment, drug delivery systems and medical diagnostic tools, burn and wound dressings in hospitals, car parts, protective coatings on eyeglasses, cosmetics and clothing – are available to consumers and industry today. And new uses in our homes, offices and on the road are being envisioned and developed.



Yale University

Yale University

In 2005, the National Science Foundation established The Center for Research on Interface Structure and Phenomena as a partnership with Yale University, Brookhaven National Laboratory and Southern Connecticut State University.



Northwestern University

Northwestern University

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).



Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College

The Center for Nanomaterials Research at Dartmouth, CNR@D, is an interdisciplinary grouping of faculty and students studying the processing and properties of materials.



University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

The California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA is a research center run jointly by UCLA and UC Santa Barbara.



University of Wisconsin Madison

University of Wisconsin Madison

The University of Wisconsin Madison Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) Interdisciplinary Education Group uses examples of nanotechnology and advanced materials to explore science and engineering concepts at the college level and brings the "wow" and potential of nanotechnology and advanced materials to the public.



University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (UIUC)

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (UIUC)

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.



Drexel University

Drexel University

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.



University of Chicago

University of Chicago

The James Franck Institute at the University of Chicago is an interdisciplinary association of scientists with primary interests in the study of physical chemistry and condensed matter physics.



University of California Davis

University of California Davis

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.



University of Delaware: Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Delaware: Department of Mechanical Engineering

As scientists and engineers seek to make practical materials and devices from nanostructures, understanding material behavior across length scales from the atomistic to macroscopic levels is required. Knowledge of how the nanoscale structure influences the nanotube properties as well as how nanotubes interact when embedded in a composite is needed to realize the potential for carbon nanotubes as reinforcement in composites.

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Biomimetic Connections, LLC

Biomimetic Connections, LLC

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)



University of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati

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.



Syracuse University

Syracuse University

Syracuse University's research interests touch on a number of areas of interest to nanoscale organic and inorganic materials scientists.



Center for NanoSpace Technologies, Inc

The Center for NanoSpace Technologies, Inc. (The Center) is a private Texas-based, Internationally focused, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit scientific research and education foundation chartered to conceive, establish, and conduct select cutting-edge technology, research, and development in the areas of aerospace, education, energy, life sciences, and shipping & transportation.



CytoViva, Inc

CytoViva, Inc

Optical imaging tool enables sub 100 nm discovery and in dual mode fluorescence to image labeled features (Q-dots, Fluoro-particles, dyes, etc) within unlabeled cells, tissue, or biopolymers. Target applications include biotech, bio-nanotech