January 6, 2022
To support the use of nanotechnology tools to develop innovative, new technologies, the Northwest Nanotechnology Infrastructure (NNI) is offering seed grants to new, first-time users for work to be conducted in our fabrication or characterization facilities. These grants are designed to help users build and characterize prototypes, obtain preliminary results and conduct proof of concept…
April 14, 2020
Optics startup Tunoptix wins federal grant to develop metalenses for imaging satellites at Washington Nanofabrication Facility
Tunoptix, an optics startup co-founded by University of Washington (UW) electrical and computer engineering professors Karl Böhringer and Arka Majumdar, was awarded $223,000 in Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop metasurface lenses (or metalenses) for imaging in satellites at the UW Washington Nanofabrication Facility.
July 9, 2019
The Washington Nanofabrication Facility has two open positions: equipment manager and nanofabrication engineer / equipment service engineer. Learn more and apply today!
February 22, 2019
The University of Washington currently has an opening for the director of the Washington Nanofabrication Facility, a world-class facility in the NSF-supported National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure network. The WNF director will oversee all aspects of cleanroom operation and supervise a staff of more than 10 technical and administrative members.
January 9, 2019
Layer by Layer: Nanofabrication engineer Andy Lingley reflects on WNF’s role in his career development
“One of the really wonderful things about WNF is how it feels like a community,” says Andy Lingley, a nanofabrication engineer at Modern Electron, a cleantech startup located in Bellevue, Washington. The Washington Nanofabrication Facility (WNF) is a publicly accessible facility at the University of Washington (UW) and is part of the National Nanotechnology Coordinated…