Research Foci

Nanotechnology Research at MSU

Answering the complex questions arising from nanotechnology research requires integration of science and engineering concepts from a wide range of academic disciplines and the ability to analyze systems over a wide range of length scales. MSU's longstanding tradition of interdisciplinary research provides an excellent setting in which to conduct such research.

Information about MSU faculty involved in nanotechnology research, classified according to the expertise and application area matrix shown below, can be found on the Participants page.


Life Sciences, Medicine

Energy, Environment

Electronics, Instrumentation

Defense, Homeland Security

Advanced Manufacturing























Devices, Systems














Theory, Modeling







Societal Aspects