• The Rise of Nanotechnology Research at Notre Dame

  • Undergraduate researchers recap their summer nanotechnology projects

Notre Dame's Center for Nano Science and Technology

NDnano is a world-class, collaborative research center that includes faculty from seven departments across the colleges of Engineering and Science. The Center is focused on developing, characterizing, and applying new nanotechnology-based materials, processes, devices, and solutions that will better society.

NDnano’s mission is to promote, enable, and advance multidisciplinary nanotechnology education and research to include:

  • defining, manipulating, and controlling the properties of new nano-materials
  • collaborating with peer universities, industry, and government to accelerate advances in the field of nano science
  • developing solutions and applications that help address society's global issues while representing a force for good in the discussion on the ethics and possible societal impacts of the new science



NDnano Center Meeting


Location: 202 LaFortune


Prof. Pinar Zorlutuna
Assistant Professor, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Title:  "Muscle Cell-Based ‘Living Circuit’ Components"

Dr. Yuichi Hirai
Postdoctoral researcher, Hokkaido University (Japan)
Visiting Researcher in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Title:  "Molecular Design of Assembled Lanthanide(III) Complexes for Advanced Photophysical Properties"…

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ND/IEEE Symposium on Electronics and Photonics


Location: 202 LaFortune Student Center

We are pleased to announce the Notre Dame/IEEE  Symposium on Electronics and Photonics, which will be held Thursday, October 19 from 11:30 am - 5 :30 pm*.  This event is an excellent opportunity for researchers to share their latest results and to learn about research in the local community.

Registration and abstract submission for the symposium are now open; there are no fees to register or present at the symposium. The deadline for registration and abstract submission is

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