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

2021 Events

George A. Jeffrey NanoExplorers Program 2021 

Due to the uncertainty of allowed laboratory capacities and the availability of mentors due to Covid-19, the 2021 NanoExplorers program has been cancelled. Stay tuned for updates for summer 2022.

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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.