Associated Centers

Nanoscale Chemical-Electrical-Mechanical Manufacturing Systems (Nano-CEMMS) -NSF-funded Center

Theme: Nanoscale Manufacturing System

Thrusts include: Micro-Nano Fluidic Network Toolkit, Process Sensing and Control, Manufacturing Systems, and Applications.
Funding: 2003-2013

School of Chemical Sciences

Theme: Nanoscale Chemical Analysis and Devices

Thrusts include: Active control of interfacial chemistry and morphology, as an entrée to developing nanoscale chemical devices for sensing, separations, and signal processing.

Center on Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems (EBICS)*

102A Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Rashid Bashir, Co-Director
Carrie Kouadio, Knowledge Transfer/Site Coordinator
(217) 244-1353
Funding: 2010-present

Center for Cellular Mechanics (CCM)

2101D Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
1206 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Taher Saif, Director
(217) 333-8552

Center of Advanced Materials for Purification of Water with Systems (WaterCAMPWS)*

2127 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
1206 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Benito Marinas, Acting Director; Brian Pianfetti, Associate Director
(217) 333-2633

Global Enterprise for Micro Mechanics and Molecular Medicine (GEM4)

1250 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Jimmy Hsia, Director
(217) 244-4102

Materials Computation Center (MCC)*

2015 Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory
104 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801
Jennifer Lewis, Director
(217) 265-0319

Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI-ARO)

3264 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Shun Lien Chuang, Director
(217) 333-3359

nanoBioNode (nBn) - NSF-funded node

1256 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Umberto Ravaioli, PI/Director
Nahil Sobh, Site Lead/Program Manager
Assess state of the art
Roadmap for developing new tools
Link theory to experimentation
Develop education resources
Cultivate community of collaborators
Funding: 2013-2018

NIH/NCI Midwest-Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center (M-CNTC)

1256 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Rashid Bashir and Ann Nardulli, Co-Directors
Program Manager: Laura Miller
(217)-244-7092
Funding: 2010-2015

NIH Resource Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics (RCMMB)

3147 Beckman Institute
405 North Matthews, Urbana, IL 61801
Klaus Schulten, Director
(217) 244-1604

NSF-IGERT Cellular and Molecular Mechanics and BioNanotechnology (CMMB)

1256 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street, Urbana, IL 61801
Rashid Bashir, Director
Program Manager: Laura Miller
(217)-244-7092
Funding: 2010-2015

Network for Computational Nanotechnology/NanoHub at Illinois*

2104 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Nahil Sobh, Site Lead
Umberto Ravaioli, Faculty Lead
(217) 244-9481

Siteman Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence

Theme: Targeting Cancer using Nanotechnology

The Siteman Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence (SCCNE) based at Washington University in Saint Louis is a partnership between Washington University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The University of Illinois is leading Core 6 of the project: Nanomaterials and Nanofabrication for Targeting Cancer. This core addresses fundamental issues pertaining to nanomaterials and nanofabrication toward the development of nanodevices and nanotubes for targeting cancer. The core also involves nanofabrication training component, which was recently completed.

Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology-Student Initiative

Theme: Student-centered nanotechnology research, education, outreach, and careers

The University of Illinois Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology Student Initiative, a CNST-affiliated U of I Registered Student Organization for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and senior undergraduate students in the nanoscience and nanotechnology fields, invites your membership, participation, and ideas.

*Currently/formerly a National Science Foundation Center