Guided by theory and enabled by synthesis, the NanoTech Institute develops new science and technology exploiting the nanoscale.

2020 Events

George A. Jeffrey NanoExplorers Program 2020 

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the 2020 George A. Jeffrey NanoExplorers program has been cancelled. We apologize to those who have already applied or are in the process of doing so, and encourage you to apply again next summer.

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We invented carbon nanotube artificial muscles and have demonstrated that these muscles provide over 100X the force generation capability of natural muscles and 2X the rate capability.

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Check out our extensive facilities for synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials.

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Our publications start with “Straining to Expand Entanglements“.

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About Us

The Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute is a research center that attracts interdisciplinary scientists from around the world and is dedicated to original science and technological discoveries on the nanoscale.