Research Facilities

MNTL 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.


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COVID-19

All University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign visits have been suspended indefinitely in response to proactive policies instituted by our university to protect the health and welfare of all participants and attendees amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. All cleanroom new user training is canceled until further notice as well.

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U Of I Researchers Developing Smartphone App For Coronavirus Testing

A team of University of Illinois researchers, including Holonyak Lab's Brian Cunningham, is working on a smartphone application that would detect the novel coronavirus within 30 minutes, without the need for a diagnostic lab.

The Grainger College of Engineering and Carle Health demonstrate working prototype of emergency ventilator for COVID-19 patients

The United States is expecting a severe shortage of ventilators to help people suffering from COVID-19. On March 16, 2020, a team of more than 40 engineers, doctors, medical professionals, designers, and manufacturing experts launched an Apollo 13-style project to help address that need.

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