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In July of 2006, The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) awarded the University of Maryland a $1.5M Nanotechnology grant that supports a cooperative agreement to broaden collaborations in research efforts in development and manufacturing at the nano scale.

How to Use the CNST NanoFab Facilities

In order to use the CNST facilities, you must first discuss your project with the NanoFab Manager (

Details For NIST Staff or Guests Researchers:
For NIST Staff or Guest Researchers

Details For External Users:
For External "Facility Users"

CNST Fellows Information

Please click here to download the NIST-CNST UM FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM information packet

Travel Grant Award

The CNST in cooperation with the University of Maryland NanoCenter is offering opportunities for young researchers and graduate students to use the CNST facilities. The travel grant award covers costs of traveling beyond normal communting distances up to $1000.

For more information visit the CNST Travel Grant Page.

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