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Holonyak Micro & Nanotechnology Lab: A jewel in The Grainger College of Engineering crown.

One of the largest university-based facilities working at the intersection of biology and engineering.

15 Cleanrooms, 46 General Purpose Labs, and a Large Biosafety Level-2 Complex all under one roof.

HMNTL is one of the country's largest and most sophisticated university facilities for conducting photonics, microelectronics, biotechnology, and nanotechnology research. Our 15 class 100 and 1000 cleanrooms, 46 general purpose labs, and 2,500 square foot biosafety level-2 bionanotechnology complex contain all the tools researchers need to conduct their work.

Device characterization lab (image of microscope)
Device Characterization Labs

Offers a variety of ultra-high-speed optical and electrical measurement and test equipment.

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A person conducts research in an HMNTL cleanroom.
Cleanroom Labs

Contains crystal growth capabilities and semiconductor fabrication tools.

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BioNanotechnology Laboratory

Allows interdisciplinary biological and micro and nanotechnology research experiments to be carried out simultaneously—all under the same roof.

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How To Use HMNTL Facilities

RESERVE ATRIUM/SEMINAR
Reserve space in the seminar room or atrium for an event.

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SCHEDULE TOOL USE
Find and schedule times to use the labs.

Schedule Tool Use

LAB SAFETY TRAINING
Sign up for safety training from the Division of Research Safety.

Safety Training

RATES & FEES
Review rates and fees for each lab.

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Director Search

The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks a new Director for the Holonyak Micro & Nanotechnology Laboratory who possesses broad intellectual insights, top-tier scholarly credentials, and the leadership and managerial capacity to actualize a bold vision for its future. 

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Upcoming Events

Oct 25, 2021 - Nov 1, 2021

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Environmental Chemical Exposures & Women's Reproductive Health

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Environmental Chemical Exposures & Women's Reproductive Health

Tamarra James-Todd, Phd Harvard University; Mark and Catherine Winkler Assistant Professor of Environmental Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology "Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Environmental Chemical Exposures & Women's Reproductive Health"

Tamarra James-Todd, Phd; Harvard University; Mark and Catherine Winkler Assistant Professor of Environmental Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84857389506?pwd=TW15ZmViVGpEQWJkVlhCb3NiMDdGUT09

Prelim Examination: Sidharth Gupta

Prelim Examination: Sidharth Gupta

Prelim Examination: Sidharth Gupta, October 26, 2021 @ 2:00 PM, Online, Exam Topics: Algorithms for phase retrieval problems

Soft machines powered by environmental humidity

Soft machines powered by environmental humidity

Professor Ho-Young Kim, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/89441907503?pwd=dzhQc3VLUVNLSlRsWWYxbXF3Rjh2QT09 Passcode: 596028

Reddit CTO Tech Talk
Shoshana Zuboff  - “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism”

Shoshana Zuboff - “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism”

Shoshana Zuboff

https://just-infras.illinois.edu/

Prelim Examination: Pankul Dhingra

Prelim Examination: Pankul Dhingra

Prelim Examination: Pankul Dhingra, October 27, 2021 @ 3:00 PM, 3003 MNTL, Exam Topic: Design, defect-reduction, and dislocation-tolerance of red lasers on Si (001)

3003 MNTL

TuSimple Tech Talk
Final Examination: Nilanjan Pal

Final Examination: Nilanjan Pal

Final Examination: Nilanjan Pal, October 28, 2021 @ 1:00 PM, Online, Exam Topic: Techniques for Integrated Energy-Efficient Power Converters

On the dynamics of finite-size fibers in homogeneous turbulence and its application to novel flow measurement techniques

On the dynamics of finite-size fibers in homogeneous turbulence and its application to novel flow measurement techniques

Professor Stefano Olivieri, Complex Fluids and Flows Unit, OIST Japan

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/82179657756?pwd=aFhGUEl5RDRvNkg3NkhubW1ibTQ4UT09 Passcode: 719631

Seminar: An introduction to designing accessible data visualizations
Apple Tech Talk - Unlocking Powerful User Experiences With Sensors And Software

Apple Tech Talk - Unlocking Powerful User Experiences With Sensors And Software

https://applemaster.avature.net/HWT2021TechTalkMyraOne?projectId=270

Tour the Bio and Nanotechnology Lab

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