MRSEC is an interdisciplinary team of university, industrial, and national laboratory scientists and engineers working together to develop and examine new types of nanocrystals and ways of assembling them into thin films.
The focus of Kim group research is the mesoscopic investigation of transport phenomena, particularly, electric, thermal and thermoelectrical properties of low dimensional nanoscale materials. These materials include carbon nanotubes, organic and inorganic nanowires, 2-dimensional mesoscopic single crystals, and single organic molecules.
The Columbia University Nanocenter's goal is to establish new paradigms for information processing using the characteristics of electron transport unique to nanoscale molecular structures. Founded in 2001, the Nanocenter draws upon years of experience in chemical synthesis to design molecular structures with carefully crafted properties.
(Site in German) The Center of Competence in Nano-Scale Analysis is a nationwide network created to link core competences in the fields of particle and surface analysis in order to develop improved mechanisms for transferring basic research into products, manufacturing processes and services.
The Competence Centre in Applied Nanotechnology (CCAN) is an industry-led, collaborative, applied research centre enabling its member companies and research providers to work together to develop nanotechnology-enabled products and solutions for the ICT and biomedical industries. Objective: Enable Irish-based companies to increase competitiveness by finding and developing nano-enabled solutions and product that satisfy industry-defined needs.
The Consortium for Nanomaterials for Aerospace Commerce and Technology (CONTACT) is a critical part of the Smalley Institute for Nanotechnology at Rice University. The CONTACT Program provides the basis for cooperative nanotechnology research in Texas and in the Air Force Research Laboratory to provide breakthrough technological solutions. It is strengthened by cross cutting intellectual collaborations and the availability of state of the art equipment and focuses on technology transfer to aerospace, commercial, and defense sectors.
The goal of the European CONTACT project is to establish a tailored supply chain of new CNT-filled composites with enhanced mechanical and electrical properties for applications including electrodes, structural materials and windblades.
The Converging Technologies Bar Association is the first professional association in the world dedicated to addressing the multi-faceted impact of converging technologies. With its collective focus on nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, cognitive science, neuroscience, and other related sciences and technologies, the CTBA provides a rich forum for bringing clarity and focus to the legal, ethical, and societal issues generated by the convergence of these provinces.
CoRI is a private institute created in 1957 as a non profit organization in order to stimulate scientific and technological development in the coatings industry. The aim is to extend basic knowledge on essential properties of organic coatings such as durability, rheology, corrosion protection, colour, adhesion. The objective is to assist enterprises in their individual research and development efforts in new technologies such as powder coating, solventless paints, waterborne paints, radcure.
Established as one of 6 interdisciplinary Nanoscale Science and Engineering Centers to address the existing challenges and opportunities that are to be found in nanotechnology research and development.
The group investigates the physics and applications of nanoscale photonic structures. In particular, they are interested in light confining structures that can slow down, trap, enhance and manipulate light. Photonic structures can enhance light-matter interactions by orders of magnitude.The applications of the devices that the group designs, fabricates and demonstrates are numerous: on-chip light modulation (optically and electro-optically) and detection, networks on-chip, nonlinear phenomena, multi-material devices and platforms, microfluidics, basic physics, etc.
The group of Prof. Carl A. Batt is engaged in basic and applied research in a wide range of topics. One area of focus in on the use of protein engineering / expression techniques for developing recombinant anti-cancer therapeutics. Another active area of research involves the design and engineering of portable sensor devices using leading-edge micro- and nanofabrication methods. The third major area of investigation in our lab explores how biomaterials may be used to develop novel methodologies for creating advanced microfluidic systems and nanostructured arrays for bioanalytical applications.
The Craighead research group at Cornell focuses on creating nanoscale devices using established and newly-developed techniques. A major motivation is to develop methods to pattern, sort, and analyze biological materials.
The McEuen Group runs the Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics at Cornell. Reaerch focus is on proberties of carbon nanotubes, SPM of nanostructures, single molecule electronics and applications of nanoelectronics in chemistry and biology
The Muller group is the research group of Prof. David A. Muller, a faculty member of the Applied and Engineering Physics department of Cornell University. The group's research typically centres around the investigation of the underlying physics of functional nanostructures, primarily by the application of advanced microscopic and spectroscopic techniques.
Nanobiotechnology is an emerging area of scientific and technological opportunity. It applies the tools and processes of nano/microfabrication to build devices for studying biosystems. Researchers also learn from biology how to create better micro-nanoscale devices. The Nanobiotechnology Center (NBTC), a National Science Foundation, Science and Technology Center is characterized by its highly interdisciplinary nature and features a close collaboration between life scientists, physical scientists, and engineers
CSIR is one of the leading scientific and technology research, development and implementation organisations in Africa. CSIR Materials Science and Manufacturing through its Science Initiatives and Industry Themes investigates and develops nanomaterials and nanostructures.
This course is suitable for graduates with science, engineering or related degrees keen to develop careers at the cutting edge of micro-engineering; or graduates currently working in industry keen to extend their qualifications; or individuals with other qualifications who possess considerable relevant experience.