Research Thrusts

The Center for Nano Science and Technology brings together nanoscale research from across the campus, drawing faculty from engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, neuroscience, agriculture, medicine, and other areas. The center envisions seamless integration of research from materials to devices to systems and applications. It thrives on its cutting-edge core research in:

  • bionanotechnology
  • computational nanotechnology
  • nanocharacterization
  • nanoelectromechanical systems
  • nanoelectronics
  • nanofabrication
  • nanomaterials
  • nanophotonics

Translational areas include:

  • nanoagriculture and food
  • nanoenvironment
  • nanomanufacturing
  • nanomedicine
  • nanosecurity
  • societal implications: economic, ethical, environmental, healthcare, legal and social issues.