December 6, 2017
Launch of the Institute for Nano-engineered Systems
via UW News: The University of Washington has launched a new institute aimed at accelerating research at the nanoscale: the Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems, or NanoES. Housed in a new, multimillion-dollar facility on the UW’s Seattle campus, the institute will pursue impactful advancements in a variety of disciplines — including energy, materials science, computation and medicine. Yet these…
November 17, 2017
University of Louisville Summer 2018 REU Opportunity
The University of Louisville, a partner in the NSF National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) network, is recruiting students in the interdisciplinary field of advanced micro/nano manufacturing engineering through exciting hands-on research projects with applications in healthcare, energy, advanced manufacturing, security and the environment. Read the flyer for more information.
September 9, 2017
Online lecture on MEMS, micro and nanofabrication
The École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has prepared a MOOC class on micro and nano fabrication for MEMS that will open soon in a self-paced mode. https://www.edx.org/course/micro-nanofabrication-mems-epflx-memsx-0 A teaser video is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=5fqRX9WMr0s The course contains video lectures on the theory of processes, shows video sequences taken in the EPFL cleanroom, includes practice and grading…
July 22, 2017
UW team develops fast, cheap method to make supercapacitor electrodes for electric cars, high-powered lasers
Supercapacitors are an aptly named type of device that can store and deliver energy faster than conventional batteries. They are in high demand for applications including electric cars, wireless telecommunications and high-powered lasers. But to realize these applications, supercapacitors need better electrodes, which connect the supercapacitor to the devices that depend on their energy. These…
June 27, 2017
Request for Proposals – NanoES Research Initiatives
The NanoES Institute offers 35,000 square feet of labs (including wet and optical space), offices, meeting rooms, communal areas, and extremely low vibration/EMI areas in a brand-new building. This space creates an opportunity to scale up ongoing research efforts with strong momentum and to create new, high-impact programs or shared instrumentation facilities. To this end, NanoES is announcing a request for proposals. We are seeking inventive, well-thought-out ideas to leverage this space for maximum effect including, but not limited to, new center efforts and hiring initiatives endorsed by department chairs.