Academic Programs

Fellowships and Experiences

Paid internships for science and engineering undergraduates from schools around the county to engage in full-time research with IIN students and faculty over the summer. Includes stipend, travel, and on-campus housing.

Fellowships that support a community of scholars dedicated to the exploration of fundamental nanoscale science and to advancing this knowledge into practical applications of benefit to society.

Funding support for outstanding postdoctoral researchers with immense future potential who are interested in being part of world-class nanotechnology research at Northwestern.

Funding support for research and travel to scholarly meetings for postdoctoral scholars within Northwestern's Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences.


Live Events

An exciting annual day-long showcase of presentations by world-renown scientists and engineers, including Nobel laureates, from institutions around the world. Designed to engage students, researchers, and non-scientists alike.

Presentations by renowned researchers who are making an impact in nanotechnology.

Opportunities for non-scientists to learn about the fundamentals of nanotechnology and its diverse applications from IIN faculty.

Additional Programs

Nano Boot Camp for Clinicians

Clinicians and medical students can learn about nanotechnology, recent advances in the field, and prospects for translating those advances to the clinic.

All Scout Nano Day

This annual event has brought over 1,600 Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Venturing Crew members to the Northwestern campus to learn about nanotechnology.