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Holonyak Micro & Nanotechnology Lab: The hub for semiconductor research and training in the Grainger College of Engineering

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.

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.

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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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2030 STRATEGIC PLAN

Looking into the 10-year horizon, we envision that HMNTL, building on a legendary cross-disciplinary legacy, can become a national and world leader in several emerging research areas with the highest societal and technological impact.

The major research thrusts are envisioned in high-speed electronics, photonics, quantum technologies, nanoscale low-power computing devices, power electronics, translational biotechnologies and neurotechnologies.

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Upcoming Events

Jan 27, 2023 - Feb 3, 2023

Sustainable cleaning of surfaces using air bubbles

Sustainable cleaning of surfaces using air bubbles

Alireza "Navid" Hooshanginejad, Postdoctoral fellow at Brown University

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/82344366707?pwd=cUNIUWZpYmdoRlg5a2UyeWhjbHZqQT09 Passcode: 136834

Spatial Omics Initiative / Center for Artificial Intelligence and Modeling working group

Spatial Omics Initiative / Center for Artificial Intelligence and Modeling working group

The Spatial Omics Initiative / CAIM monthly working group brings together researchers from different disciplines to enable breakthroughs in genomic biology by developing new ways to embed omics data in space, and to facilitate the matching of biological problems to quantitative methods.

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

Prelim Examination: Mijung Kim

Prelim Examination: Mijung Kim

Prelim Examination: Mijung Kim, January 30, 2023 @ 12:00 PM, HMNTL 3003, Exam Topic: Growth of lattice-mismatched III-P for optoelectronic devices grown by molecular beam epitaxy

HMNTL 3003

Prelim Examination: Ayah Massoud

Prelim Examination: Ayah Massoud

Prelim Examination: Ayah Massoud, January 30, 2022 @ 2:00 PM, ECEB, Exam Topic: The Design and Analysis of a Linear Low Profile Ultra-Wide Band Tightly Coupled Microstrip Antenna Array

ECEB

Prelim Examination: Xiaodan Hu

Prelim Examination: Xiaodan Hu

Prelim Examination: Xiaodan Hu, January 31, 2023 @ 8:00 AM, ECEB 5070, Exam Topic: Hierarchical Multimodal Video Understanding

ECEB 5070

CANCELLED: Next-Generation Genome Editing Technologies and their Application for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

CANCELLED: Next-Generation Genome Editing Technologies and their Application for the Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

This event has been cancelled!

Thomas Gaj, PhD, Department of Bioengineering; University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

Acoustic Resonators in Standard Integrated Circuit Platforms

Acoustic Resonators in Standard Integrated Circuit Platforms

Professor Dana Weinstein, Elmore Family School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University

4100 Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering Building

Nonlinear Oscillators: Information, Dynamics, & Music

Nonlinear Oscillators: Information, Dynamics, & Music

Professor Edmon Perkins, Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/89970669742?pwd=dmduckp6R25lSlhLem90ekR5VzlUdz09 Meeting ID: 899 7066 9742 Password: 178561

HUG Mentoring Luncheon: Plan for Spring and Summer

Tour the Bio and Nanotechnology Lab

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