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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

Dec 2, 2021 - Dec 9, 2021

Prelim Examination: Andrew Conrad

Prelim Examination: Andrew Conrad

Prelim Examination: Andrew Conrad, December 2, 2021 @ 10:00 AM, Online, Exam Topic: Drone-based Quantum Position Verification (QPV)

Prelim Examination: Dufei Wu

Prelim Examination: Dufei Wu

Prelim Examination: Dufei Wu, December 2, 2021 @ 1:30 PM, Online, Exam Topic: High-speed Photodiode and Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser for Optical Communication over Extended Reach

Prelim Examination: Huozhi Zhou

Prelim Examination: Huozhi Zhou

Prelim Examination: Huozhi Zhou, December 2, 2021 @ 4:00 PM, CSL 114, Exam Topic: Interactive Learning in Non-stationary Environment

CSL 114

Sandia National Laboratory Virtual Event

Sandia National Laboratory Virtual Event

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84862793945?pwd=cnM3bWFnZFRSYXBwQk05RnluOWNGdz09

Prelim Examination: Chao Pan

Prelim Examination: Chao Pan

Prelim Examination: Chao Pan, December 3, 2021 @ 12:00 PM, Online, Exam Topic: DNA-based data storage techniques

Modeling interindividual effects of the environment on the sperm DNA methylome

Modeling interindividual effects of the environment on the sperm DNA methylome

Folami Ideraabdullah, PhD University of North Carolina; Associate Professor in the School of Medicine with a joint appointment in the Genetics and Nutrition Departments "Modeling interindividual effects of the environment on the sperm DNA methylome"

Folami Ideraabdullah, PhD; University of North Carolina; Associate Professor in the School of Medicine with a joint appointment in the Genetics and Nutrition Departments

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/86726709624?pwd=RTJUSnQ1bXZLdGJNTWJ2anEwMHJHQT09

Prelim Examination: Rong Guo

Prelim Examination: Rong Guo

Prelim Examination: Rong Guo, December 7, 2021 @ 2:00 PM, Online, Exam Topic: High resolution magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging at ultrahigh field

Trajectory Generation, Tracking, and Augmentation in Human-Centered Robots

Trajectory Generation, Tracking, and Augmentation in Human-Centered Robots

Professor Luis Sentis, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin

2005 MEL John Deere Pavilion

Future Manufacturing Series: Carbon-Based Felxible Neural Interfaces

Future Manufacturing Series: Carbon-Based Felxible Neural Interfaces

Professor Mostafa Bedewy, Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/86796666215?pwd=YTBZcmt4dm1iZUJJeGhrUk5oczBHUT09 Passcode: 091723

Prelim Examination: Siddhartha Nigam

Prelim Examination: Siddhartha Nigam

Prelim Examination: Siddhartha Nigam, December 8, 2021 @ 3:00 PM, TBD, Exam Topic: VERIFICATION AND VALIDATION OF MICROGRID CONTROL ARCHITECTURES ON A CONTROLLER HARDWARE IN THE LOOP TESTBED

TBD

Prelim Examination: Jose Sanchez Vicarte

Prelim Examination: Jose Sanchez Vicarte

Prelim Examination: Jose Sanchez Vicarte, December 9, 2021 @ 2:00 PM, TBD, Exam Topic: Attacks on Emerging Threat Models

TBD

Prelim Examination: Wenning Fu

Prelim Examination: Wenning Fu

Prelim Examination: Wenning Fu, December 9, 2021 @ 2:00 PM, TBD, Exam Topic: Attacks on Emerging Threat Models

TBD

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Lunch with the Core

Lunch with the Core

"Imaging molecular solvation structures at the angstrom scale" Yingjie Zhang, PhD Professor of Material Sciences and Engineering Featured Instrument: Cypher AFM To go lunches will be provided.

Yingjie Zhang, PhD Professor of Material Sciences and Engineering

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

Tour the Bio and Nanotechnology Lab

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