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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Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability

Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability (STEPS) is hosting its first virtual open house to discuss this national effort to address Phosphorus Sustainability. Join us for this October 20th session […]

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NanoImpacts Conference 2021

You are cordially invited to the Nanotechnology Conference at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering in Greensboro, North Carolina on October 7-9, 2021.  Details about the conference can be […]

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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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