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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.

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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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

Dec 2, 2022 - Dec 9, 2022

Prelim Examination: Zhengchang Kou

Prelim Examination: Zhengchang Kou

Prelim Examination: Zhengchang Kou, December 2, 2022 @ 3:00 PM, Zoom, Exam Topic: Optimizing hardware integration for ultrafast imaging and communications using ultrasound

Hyunseok Kim ECE Seminar

Hyunseok Kim ECE Seminar

Hyunseok Kim, Postdoctoral Associate, MIT

B02 CSL Auditorium

An Evolutionary Pyrrhic Victory: Sticklebacks' Gain and Loss of a Costly Immune Response to Tapeworm Infection

An Evolutionary Pyrrhic Victory: Sticklebacks' Gain and Loss of a Costly Immune Response to Tapeworm Infection

Daniel Bolnick, PhD University of Connecticut; Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology "An Evolutionary Pyrrhic Victory: Sticklebacks' Gain and Loss of a Costly Immune Response to Tapeworm Infection"

Daniel Bolnick, PhD, University of Connecticut; Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

What To Expect From NIH’s New Data Management and Sharing Policy

What To Expect From NIH’s New Data Management and Sharing Policy

Heidi Imker, PhD Director, Research Data Service (RDS) Elaine & Allen Avner Associate Professor in Interdisciplinary Research, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign "What To Expect From NIH’s New Data Management and Sharing Policy"

Heidi Imker, PhD; Director, Research Data Service (RDS); Elaine & Allen Avner Associate Professor in Interdisciplinary Research, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/89671429961?pwd=OWw5TExRRXdnTXUvdmxuekpqNEdoUT09&from=addon

Simulation-Based Study of Wave Effects on Turbulence in Water

Simulation-Based Study of Wave Effects on Turbulence in Water

Professor Lian Shen, Department of Mechanical Engineering and St. Anthony Falls Laboratory

4100 Sidney Lu Mechanical Engineering Building

Prelim Examination: Surya Bakshi

Prelim Examination: Surya Bakshi

Prelim Examination: Surya Bakshi, December 7, 2022 @ 1:00 PM, CSL 141, Exam Topic: Formalizing Smart-Contract Based Blockchain Protocols

CSL 141

Prelim Examination: Hongyu Shen

Prelim Examination: Hongyu Shen

Prelim Examination: Hongyu Shen, December 8, 2022 @ 10:00 AM, Online, Exam Topic: On Deep Learning Modeling for Gravitational Wave Analysis and Differential Metabolite Identification

Prelim Examination: Yanyu Xiong

Prelim Examination: Yanyu Xiong

Prelim Examination: Yanyu Xiong, December 8, 2022 @ 2:30 PM, TBA, Exam Topic: Photonics Crystal Enhanced Fluorescence

Final Exams Begin

Tour the Bio and Nanotechnology Lab

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