Nanotechnology integrates the science and engineering disciplines to answer fundamental scientific questions and address important technological problems.

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Limited Only by Your Imagination

The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) is much more than an academic unit. Our dynamic institution lives at the intersection of research and execution, the catalyst for breakthrough innovations that create high-impact academic, industry and government research outcomes. We offer rigorous academic programs, as well as cutting-edge facilities and equipment that can help you achieve your own breakthroughs.

Nanoscience or Nanoengineering: Which is right for me?

Wondering which branch is right for you? Learn about the differences between Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, potential careers, and the experience at JSNN. Compare Nanoscience and Nanoengineering

Our Research Focus Areas

JSNN has six research focus areas —nanobioscience, nanometrology, nanomaterials (with special emphasis on nanocomposite materials), nanobioelectronics, nanoenergy, and computational nanotechnology.

Our mission is to forge partnerships with scientists and researchers from industry, academia and government, working together to create impactful scientific research that drives change. Whether you’re looking to further your education or create a dynamic research collaboration, JSNN is here to partner with you. Come and explore the possibilities with us.

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JSNN’s 2022 Celebration of Excellence

JSNN’s 2022 Celebration of Excellence will take place on Thursday, May 5th, from 2:30 to 4:30 PM, in the Auditorium. We will honor our new M.S. and Ph.D. graduates and […]

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Nano Night with Boy Scouts Troop 216

On Thursday evening, February 24th, 2022, the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) hosted a group of local Boy Scouts accompanied by a few of their parents and Troop […]

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JSNN Hosts Diversity and Inclusion Expert who Discusses Proven Strategies to Broaden Participation

On Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022, the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) hosted Dr. Pamela Leggett-Robinson, a recognized expert and consultant on matters of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). […]

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