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RESEARCH AT JSNN

Nanotechnology is often referred to as convergent technology because it utilizes knowledge.

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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.

Increase in enrollment in 2018-2019

9.9

Average number of students to faculty

6

Percent of students receiving funding

94

Increase in funding from 2019 to 2020

48.5

JSNN News

Dr. Manish Sharma Received the 2020 CHBS/Proquest Emerging Scholar Award

Dr. Manish Sharma is a Nanoengineering graduate, currently employed at Intel, Inc.  Dr. Sharma received the 2020 CHBS/Progquest Emerging Scholar Award in Birmingham, Alabama in March 2020.

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2/17 Dr. De Silva Indrasekara – Nanoscale interface engineering towards clinical translation of optical biosensors

Nanoscale interface engineering towards clinical translation of optical biosensors Speaker: Dr. Swarnapali De Silva Indrasekara, from the Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Charlotte When: 12:15pm, 2/17/2020 Abstract: Optically active nanomaterials (NMs), in particular, gold nanomaterials have been widely explored as a next generation material for biomedical applications ranging from imaging to diagnosis […]

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2/14 Dr. Dong – Structural analysis of the redox regulation of human Branched Chain Aminotransferase

Structural analysis of the redox regulation of human Branched Chain Aminotransferase Speaker: Dr. Ming Dong, from the Department of Chemistry, NC A&T State University When: 11am, 2/14/2020 Abstract: The hBCAT catalyzes the transamination of the branched chain amino acids, leucine, valine, isoleucine, and α-ketoglutarate to their respective α-keto acids and glutamate. hBCAT activity is regulated […]

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