Resources for Researchers and Educators

This page provides links to resources for those working in nanoscience research and in nanotechnology education.  

Research Resources

Local Research Centers: in addition to the Nano Center, the University of Minnesota has a large number of specialized research centers that specialize in areas that can support nanoscience research.


Finding Faculty Experts: locate University faculty that are working in your area of interest.


National Nanotechnology Resources: Learn more about Federal agencies that can support nanotechnology research, development, and information sharing.

Education Resources

On Campus Programs: Find out about classes, lab tours, and demonstrations offered by the Nano Center that give visiting students the chance to learn more about nanotechnology at a grade-appropriate level.


Activities for the classroom: Download free classroom activities on lithography and nanofabrication.