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.
Birmingham University was an early player in Nanotechnology, and the field has become extremely competitive since the late 1990’s, both in the UK and worldwide.
The Electronic Materials Research Institute at Northeastern University was founded in September, 2002, with a mission to synergize and catalyze inter-disciplinary research and educational activities in nanomaterials.
NQPI Missions - Promote research excellence in nanoscale science and engineering - Foster cross disciplinary research and education in nanoscience - Realize international collaborations, conferences, and workshops
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.
The California Institute of Technology Nanofabrication Group, under the leadership of Professor Axel Scherer, is primarily interested in the design, fabrication and characterization nano-scale photonic and fluidic devices and systems.
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 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.
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.
The Institute for Systems Biology is in Seattle, WA. Nanomechanical and nanoelectronic devices are emerging as highly sensitive, label-free and real-time detectors of genes, mRNAs, and proteins.
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.
At the Australian National University (ANU) nanotubes have been produced by ball milling. Carbon and boron nitride (BN) nanotubes have been produced by a ball milling and annealing process. The synthesis method has been developed by Dr Ying Chen and colleagues.
The University of Massachusetts -- Amherst has establishing a Nano-Imprint Lithography (NIL) laboratory to research capabilities in nanoscale device manufacturing.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Petersen Institute of NanoScience and Engineering is an integrated, multidisciplinary organization that brings coherence to the University's research efforts and resources in the fields of nanoscale science and engineering.
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).
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 Nano Science and Technology explores new device concepts and associated architectures that are enabled by novel phenomena on the nanometer scale. The Center catalyzes multidisciplinary research and education in nanoelectronics, molecular electronics, nano-bio and bio-fluidic microstructures, circuits, and architectures.
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.
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.
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 Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing (CHM) at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is an NSF-supported Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center specializing in innovative manufacturing processes and technologies for materials, devices and systems at the nanoscale.
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.
The Center addresses particulate and chemical contamination and defects that directly affect semiconductor fabrication, where aggressive miniaturization will reduce feature sizes to less than 35 nm in the next 5-10 years. It also affects MEMS and NEMS devices with micro and nanoscale channels, and hard disk head fabrication, which is rapidly approaching semiconductor VLSI feature size.
The Penn State Nanofabrication Facility (Nanofab) is a professionally staffed class 10 clean room facility providing a full range of processing capabilities for substrates as large as 6" in diameter and some processing of 8" diameter substrates.