Nanotechnology research at Northeastern encompasses nanomanufacturing, nanomaterials, nanomedicince and bio-nanotechnology, and the societal impacts and ethics of nanotechnology.
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.
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. "
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.
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 NAC membership is interested in all forms of nanotechnology. These range from nanocrystals and nanoclusters to carbon nanotubes; conducting, semiconducting, magnetic and superconducting nanomaterials, and nanowires; and quantum dots.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.