NSF Summer Institute on Nanomechanics, Nanomaterials, and Micro/Nanomanufacturing

NSF Fellowship




Hilton Garden Inn, 1818 Maple Avenue, Evanston, Illinois, 602010
June 10 – 12, 2013


Additive Manufacturing

Hilton Garden Inn, 1818 Maple Avenue, Evanston, Illinois, 602010
May 29 – 31, 2013


Novel Super-Resolution Methods for Bioimaging

Town and Country Hotel, San Diego, California
in Collaboration with
The International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films
April 27 - 28, 2013


The NSF Summer Institute is supported by the NSF CMMI Division.  Additional financial support is provided by the following units at Northwestern University:
Department of Civil Engineering
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Materials Research Center
Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center
Center for Surface Engineering and Tribology
National Center for Learning and Teaching in Nanoscale Science and Engineering

Previous Courses:

Materiomics—Merging Biology and Engineering in Multiscale Structures and Materials

Cancer Nanotechnology: Analysis, Imaging, and Treatment Over Multiple Scales

Energy Manufacturing: Principles and Recent Advances

Principles of and Advances in Laser

Micro/Nano Manufacturing Processes

Mechanics of Soft Materials

From Nanoparticals to Nanocomposites: Processing, Performance and Toxicity
held at University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Multiscale Science Based-Modeling and Simulation and Experimental Validation on Enabling Materials
held at Northwestern

High-Rate Nanomanufacturing
held at Northwestern
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Micro and Nano Scale Phenomena in Tribology

Energy Challenge and Nanotechnology
held at Northwestern

Inspiring the Coalescence of Fundamental and Application Specific Functional Nanomaterial Development
held at Northwestern

Foundational Interrogation Modalities and Novel Applications Forged at the Intersection of  Micro/Nanotechnology and Medicine
held at UCLA

Science Fundamentals for Nano-and Bio-Mechanics of Materials

Micro and Nano Devices with Applications to Biology and Nanoelectronics

Nanoscale Mechanics, Bio-inspired Hierarchical Structures, and Potential Applications

Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, and Green Manufacturing for Creating Sustainable Technologies

Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Nano Mechanics and Materials

Surface Engineering and Coatings

Nanoscale Mechanical Characterization - The Theory and Practice of Contact Probe Techniques

Nanoscale Design of Materials