The Nano-Imaging Facility is part of the Pacific Centre for Advanced Materials and Microstructures (PCAMM) and provides investigators at SFU and the surrounding community with access to high resolution instruments for the nanoscopic characterization of materials.
The SMA programme in AMM&NS provides a unique and innovative educational opportunity for graduate students interested in careers in industry and research. Through a combination of cutting-edge research and a sound understanding of the principles of materials, graduates are poised to accept high-level positions as leaders in development of electronic, electromechanical, magnetic, photonic, and biomedical devices and systems, especially those based on integrated systems of micro- and nano-scale devices.
The Ph.D. degree programme includes 4 compulsory courses and 2 thesis-related electives. Thesis research is co-supervised by faculty from Singapore and MIT, and in many cases, is carried out in collaborations with researchers in Singapore?s research institutes. Thesis research topics range from problems in fundamental materials physics to development of new nano-scale devices.
The group seeks to understand how molecules and nanoparticles assemble spontaneously at the nano-micro scales. The work gives insights into the design and function of biomolecular structures. Moreover, they develop rules for the design of new types of fluids and materials that could be useful in consumer products, oil recovery, drug delivery and nanotechnology.
The ultimate goal of Choi's Group is to develop a biochip which can be used as a new generation electronic devices. In order to achieve those things, Choi's Group has studied the fundamental and advanced techniques involved in the development of the bio memory.
The Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM) focuses on innovative research and technology development of functional nano and soft materials. This Lab conducts both fundamental and applied researches in an interdisciplinary way on molecular design and synthesis of the functional nano and soft materials, organic optoelectronic materials and devices, nano biosensing and detecting technology, as well as physics and characteristics of soft materials.
The primary research objective of CAAN is to conduct research in nanotechnology with a strong potential for commercialization. The research to be conducted will be focused in areas of current expertise, namely, nanoparticles and associated aspects of nanosensors.
The Nano Ph.D. program offers a research-intensive degree focused on nanoscience and nanotechnology, with an emphasis on nano-scale materials. A multi-disciplinary core curriculum is taken by students from diverse science and engineering backgrounds. These 'core' courses are intended to introduce students to contemporary topics in nanoscience and nanotechnology, and to initiate a cross-disciplinary approach to research and learning.
Srinivas Institute of Technology, a pioneer in the field of engineering education, had started B.E. in Nano Technology in the academic year 2013-2014, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.
The four year programme is designed to help prepare students from a broad range of disciplines for careers or graduate study in fields involving nanotechnology. These fields cover a spectrum ranging from medicine (drug delivery) and catalysis to surface/bulk chemistry and controlling even at the atomic/molecular scale to quantum computing. The students are consistently encouraged to develop this interdisciplinary approach to science and engineering. The course prepares the exciting career opportunities in a variety of diverse fields to the students.
The department deals with the latest developments in the various disciplines such as Material Science, Micro(Nano) electronics, Manufacturing of miniaturized electronic and optical devices, quantum computing, Computational Nanotechnology, Nanomechanical engineering & sensors, Nanolithography & Nanointerface engineering, and Nanomagnetism.
The program imparts several courses in Material Science, Thermodynamics, Mathematical physics, Quantum Physics, Nanochemistry initially. Later on, it provides the basic aspects of Instrumentation techniques and the advanced courses such as Thin Film Technology and Nanophotonics. At the end of programe, the students are expected to do a well-qualified project. This program is intended to enable the students' interests and provide the basic research activities for deeper insights in both theoretical and experimental aspects.
Professor Wang and his group are engaged in the research of magnetic nanotechnology, biosensors, spintronics, integrated inductors and information storage. They use modern thin-film growth techniques and lithography to engineer new electromagnetic materials and devices and to study their behavior at nanoscale and at very high frequencies. His group is investigating magnetic nanoparticles, high saturation soft magnetic materials, giant magnetoresistance spin valves, magnetic tunnel junctions, and spin electronic materials, with applications in cancer nanotechnology, in vitro diagnostics, rapid radiation triage, spin-based information processing, efficient energy conversion and storage, and extremely high-density magnetic recording.
The Stanford Nanoelectronics Group was founded in September 2004 by Professor H.-S. Philip Wong. The group's research interests are in nanoscale science and technology, semiconductor technology, solid state devices, and electronic imaging. The group is interested in exploring new materials, novel fabrication techniques, and novel device concepts for future nanoelectronic systems.
The research at Bao's laboratory at Stanford's Department of Chemical Engineering are centered on using chemical and chemical engineering approaches towards the formation of functional nano- and microstructures with novel electronic and photonic properties.
The mission of the Center is to stimulate research at Stanford in the area of magnetic nanotechnology, magnetic sensing, and information storage materials, to facilitate collaboration between Stanford scientists and their industrial colleagues, to train well-rounded and highly skilled graduate students, and to develop curricular offerings in the relevant subjects.
Stanford University and IBM Corporation, with funding from the National Science Foundation, have founded the Center for Probing the Nanoscale to achieve these principal goals: To develop novel probes that dramatically improve our capability to observe, manipulate, and control nanoscale objects and phenomena; To educate the next generation of scientists and engineers regarding the theory and practice of these probes; To apply these novel probes to answer fundamental questions and to shed light on technologically relevant issues.
The research of the Dai Laboratory at Stanford interfaces with chemistry, physics, materials science and biophysics. Ongoing projects include developing new synthetic routes to ordered nanomaterial architectures; electrical, mechanical, electromechanical and electrochemical characterizations at the nanoscale; and probing the real-space structures and functions of biological molecules.
The group's research is at the intersection of experimental condensed matter physics and nanoscale science and technology. Their efforts involve local probes, nanoassembly, collective phenomena, spin/charge manipulation, reduced-dimensional systems, and single quanta physics.