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.
The Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing is focused on developing tools and processes that will enable high-rate/high-volume bottom-up, precise, parallel assembly of nanoelements (such as carbon nanotubes, nanoparticles, etc.) and polymer nanostructures.
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.
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.
The NMTL is interested in the materials of technological relevance, which include: Semiconductor bulk and nanomaterials, especially quantum dots, wires, and films. Applications include nanolasers, solar cells, single-electron transistors, nanomechanical devices, and DNA-sequence labeling.
"Nano-photonics is a new area which involves the development of photonic devices in the submicro- and nano-scales. Research in this program is centered in the following areas: Photonic crystals: fabrication of new photonic crystals using photo-polymer materials; development of novel lasers and detectors using new photonic crystals, three- dimensional optical data storage method in low cost polymers (3DCD): commercialisation of 3DCD; multi-dimensional data storage with nano-particles, nanometry: imaging of quantum dots and nano-particles; single molecule detections and nano-fabrication: sub-micrometer resolution imaging and fabrication. "
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 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 Defense Sciences Office is soliciting proposals for innovative research on the development and demonstration of a chip scale array platform that integrates scalable biological ion channel device architectures to enable direct, real-time conversion of bio-molecular signals into electrical signals.
The NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) supports the U.S. nanotechnology enterprise from discovery to production by providing industry, academia, NIST, and other government agencies with access to world-class nanoscale measurement and fabrication methods and technology. The CNST is the only national nanocenter with a focus on commerce.
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.
Stimuli-Sensitive Core-Shell Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy, Three-Dimensional Bone Remodeling of Nanobiomaterials, Nanostructured Drug-Loaded Contact Lenses for Ocular Drug Delivery
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 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.
The University of Oregon (Eugene) Materials Science Institute brings together an interdisciplinary approach to nanotechnology, uniting faculty from Chemistry and Physics Department. The MSI is working in partnership with other Oregon universities and private firms in the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI).
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.
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 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.
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.
Alfred University's Center for Advanced Ceramic Technology (CACT) received a $1.8 million grant in 2006 along with Clarkson University's Center for Advanced Technology. These two universities are among the forefront of some of the most exciting research and technology transfer in the area of nanomaterials.
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.
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 University of Kentucky (Lexington) offers an inter-disciplinary Nano-Scale Engineering Certificate Program (NECP). The certificate program for undergraduates, begun in 2004, is designed to foster a new wave of nano-focused interdisciplinary programs.
OSU's is offering a Nanotechnology Process Option, developed in partnership with Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI), Oregon's first "Signature Research Center". ONAMI is researching nanoscale metrology, transparent and printed electronics, green nanoscience and nanomanufacturing, materials characterization, bulk microfluidics for energy/chemical and medical devices, process intensification and microfabrication.
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.
Nanoscience research is carried out in 180 CNRS-affiliated laboratories by some 2000 scientists. Together with the Ministry of Research, CNRS supports five central technology facilities together with a number of smaller local facilities.
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 Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) is one of the constituent national laboratories of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, the premier multidisciplinary Research & Development organisation of the Government of India.
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.
Chulalongkorn University in Thailand has established an undergraduate degree program in nanoengineering. The nanoengineering program aims to produce undergraduates who are knowledgeable in chemical, electrical and materials engineering which are the fundamental building blocks of nanotechnology. Upon graduation, students will be a unique and important human resource pool capable of developing many manufacturing and services industries and taking them to the next level.
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.
We target manufacturing techniques for the micro and nano-scale that rely on assembly principles observed in living cells. We particularly focus on maskless techniques outside of cleanrooms, at the solid-liquid interface, and suitable for a wide range of materials.
The Institute for Complex Engineered Systems at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburg, PA) hosts the Center for Nano-enabled Device and Energy Technologies (CNXT). The overarching goal of these activities is to enable the design of innovative systems.
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.
This university is a public institution located in the north-western quadrant of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, offering over 100 programmes in post-secondary education, the University of Calgary awards its students bachelors, masters, as well as doctorates.
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.
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.
Advanced fiber science and technology is the featured study at Shinshu University. The object of this group is the study for creation and application of nanofiber and nano-space based on organic materials, carbon materials, inorganic/organic hybrid materials, and metal oxides.
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 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.
Tel Aviv University has established the TAU Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology TAU-NST. The TAU-NST Center encompasses activities coordinated with four faculties: Exact Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences and Medicine.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
CMP's research activities focus on the processing, structure, property and performance relationships for all classes of materials including metals, ceramics and polymers.