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March for Science 2018

The 2nd March for Science will take place on April 14th, 2018.

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NanoCenter FabLab

Our class 1000 clean room is open to all faculty, students, researchers, government labs and companies.

The FabLab staff have combined over 100 years of fabrication experience using standard techniques for deposition, lithography and metrology.

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NanoCenter AIMLab

The AIMLab gives researchers the capability to visualize and characterize their research by utilizing the lastest in SEM and TEM technology. Our staff can train you to use our equipment or handle the job for you.

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Nanoscience Education

The Materials Science and Engineering Deptartment offers an Intro to Nanotechnology (ENMA181) 1 credit course to give insight to this tiny world. Additionally, an Interdisciplinary Minor can be earned by students from Engineering, Physics, or Chemistry.

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Biofilm Made of Cellulose Nanofibers Offers Robust, Eco-friendly Materials for Emerging Applications More»

Sturdy Insulator Made of Wood More»

Clark School Researchers Recognized for Exceptional Inventions More»


Upcoming Events

May 1, 2018 4:30 p.m.
Whiting-Turner Lecture: Kathy Warden, Northrop Grumman More»

Recent Publications

  • 1. Development of two-dimensional interdigitated center of pressure sensor
    Byungseok Yoo, Darryll J Pines
    Smart Materials and Structures, 2018-11, 26 (12), pp.125013
    doi: 10.1088/1361-665X/aa9427
  • 2. One-step solvent-free mechanochemical synthesis of metal iodate fine powders
    Haiyang Wang, Jeffery B. DeLisio, Tao Wu, Xizheng Wang, Michael R. Zachariah
    Powder Technology, 2018-10, 324 (), pp.62-68
    doi: 10.1016/j.powtec.2017.10.024
  • 3. Anisotropic, lightweight, strong, and super thermally insulating nanowood with naturally aligned nanocellulose
    Tian Li, Jianwei Song, Xinpeng Zhao, Zhi Yang, Glenn Pastel, Shaomao Xu, Chao Jia, Jiaqi Dai, Chaoji Chen, Amy Gong, Feng Jiang, Yonggang Yao, Tianzhu Fan, Bao Yang, Lars W
    Science Advances, 2018-03, 4 (3), pp.eaar3724
    doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aar3724
  • 4. Scalable and Sustainable Approach toward Highly Compressible, Anisotropic, Lamellar Carbon Sponge
    Chaoji Chen, Jianwei Song, Shuze Zhu, Yiju Li, Yudi Kuang, Jiayu Wan, Dylan Kirsch, Lisha Xu, Yanbin Wang, Tingting Gao, Yilin Wang, Hao Huang, Wentao Gan, Amy Gong, Teng Li, Jia Xie, Liangbing Hu
    Chem, 2018-03, 4 (3), pp.544-554
    doi: 10.1016/j.chempr.2017.12.028
  • 5. Necklace-Like Silicon Carbide and Carbon Nanocomposites Formed by Steady Joule Heating
    Hua Xie, Kun Fu, Chunpeng Yang, Yonggang Yao, Jiancun Rao, Yubing Zhou, Boyang Liu, Dylan Kirsch, Liangbing Hu
    Small Methods, 2018-03, (), pp.1700371
    doi: 10.1002/smtd.201700371

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The NanoCenter labs include the FabLab and AIM Lab. In addition to these resources, access to other shared equipment are located in partner labs accross campus to cover the gamut of research necessities.

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The Maryland NanoCenter is the hub of a network of interdisciplinary researchers, faculty, labs, and organizations with the goal of advancing the knowledge and understanding of all things nano.

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