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 Associate Dean Selected

Following a national search, we are delighted to share with you that Dr. Daniel Rabinovich will be joining JSNN as Associate Dean and Full Professor of Nanoscience, effective July 1, […]

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Materials Research Society JSNN Student Chapter

Materials Research Society (MRS) JSNN Student Chapter would like to congratulate the New MRS Leadership Team: President: Olu Oni Vice President: Kyle Williamson Treasurer at NC A&T: Micheal Reed Treasurer at UNCG: Selina […]

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JSNN Celebration of Excellence

Join us for the 3rd Annual JSNN Celebration of Excellence to honor our graduates, and celebrate the accomplishments of our faculty, staff, and students. Featuring Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Victor Zhirnov   […]

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