Guided by theory and enabled by synthesis, the NanoTech Institute develops new science and technology exploiting the nanoscale.

2019 Events

Greater Texas Foundation—Alan G. MacDiarmid Removing Educational Barriers Scholarship

Applicants applying for this scholarship must be full time UT Dallas undergraduate students majoring in science, math or engineering and be either a graduate of the Nano Explorers Program or actively involved in research or programming with the MacDiarmid Nano Tech Institute. Each applicant must submit a letter of recommendation from the Director of the Institute or a faculty member from match, science or engineering. Preference may be given to those indicating financial need. The committee will weigh such factors as: educational achievement, work experience, community service, extracurricular activities and surmounting obstacles in the pursuit of higher education. The recipient must be a US citizen or permanent resident, or a student who has lived in texas for at least part of their high school experience.
Apply for the scholarship here!

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We invented carbon nanotube artificial muscles and have demonstrated that these muscles provide over 100X the force generation capability of natural muscles and 2X the rate capability.

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Check out our extensive facilities for synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials.

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Our publications start with “Straining to Expand Entanglements“.

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About Us

The Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute is a research center that attracts interdisciplinary scientists from around the world and is dedicated to original science and technological discoveries on the nanoscale.