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January 12th, 2022

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January 12th, 2022


IEEE NTC Facebook websites are linked below. It can also be linked to by the facebook option at the upper right corner of the front page of the NTC website.

NTC officers, members, conference/workshop organizers are invited to join it and post relevant information.

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January 12th, 2022


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May 11th, 2023

Nanocomputing is a term that is coined for the representation and manipulation of data by computers in the nanometer dimension; nanocomputing must rely on an in-dept investigation of nanotechnology for computing (NfC). All difficulties pertaining to computing at the nanoscale are also present when addressing NfC. At all levels, these considerations have led to completely new technological computational paradigms such as approximate, stochastic, probabilistic, neuromorphic, molecular, spintronic and bio-inspired. Over the last few years, NfC has started to play a significant role in the IEEE NTC (Nanotechnology Council) and a new NTC technical committee has been formed. The NTC is best positioned to take advantage of the technical diversity of the Council and its member societies. We have identified two types of new activities:

2022 Activity, The Advanced Research Meeting (ARM): in this event held in 2022 (October 21-22) in Heraklion (Greece), we have convened 23 experts from 13 countries. The technical program consisted of 5 sessions; moreover 5 panels (as round tables among all participants) were also held; session topics were nanodevices, nano computational schemes and circuits, nanoscale computing systems, emerging application techniques at nanoscales and nano neural networks. As a follow up to ARM, the following activities are currently being pursued:

  1. A compendium of the finding of the panels is being written for dissemination as an article in the IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine
  2. A Special Issue of IEEE TNANO has been distributed to all invited participants with the objective to have few review articles to cover past and current research as well as future directions of different topics of interest to NfC


2023 Workshop on NfC (WNfC): The two flagship technical meetings sponsored yearly by the NTC (NANO and NMDC) are organized by sessions (special and regular) with the involvement of the NTC Technical Committees. NANO and NMDC are single events with multiple parallel sessions. This arrangement has worked reasonably well over the years; however, technical conferences in the post COVID era must capture not only width but also depth. This is extremely important in nanotechnology, because the audience may be drawn from the physical sciences as well as engineering; hence such in-person yearly meetings must have a flexible organization to allow concurrent events (in this case a workshop) to be held. The WNfC will have its proceedings included as part of the host conference, i.e., NANO 2023 (Korea).

Therefore, the focus of this workshop is to highlight the most recent research developments on innovative technologies for the design and implementation of novel nanocomputing paradigms. It will provide a unique forum for the discussion of the latest research achievements in the multifaceted scientific field of nanocomputing, that may contribute to the future development of circuits, sensors and processors with improved performance compared to the current state-of-the-art. With the aim to enrich the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology 2023 (IEEE NANO 2023) program with a comprehensive overview of the latest technological achievements in this multidisciplinary research field, the proposed nanocomputing-centered scientific forum will host contributions from outstanding international experimentalists, engineers and designers, providing a unique opportunity to exchange ideas, share knowledge, identify open issues, and propose future research directions across a wide number of different areas, from material engineering, to device physics, from circuit and systems, to circuit design and architecture.


May 11th, 2023

NTC Summer School RFP 2023

Deadline May 1, 2023 Extended: June 1, 2023

Call for proposals: The IEEE Nanotechnology Council is requesting proposals for 2023 Summer School which should be organized along some of the themes typically covered in the call for abstracts of the yearly IEEE NANO meeting, the flagship IEEE Nanotechnology Conference. These include a wide range of nanoscience and nanotechnology topics, encompassing nanorobotics; quantum, neuromorphic, and unconventional computing; nanobiomedicine; nanosensors and nanoactuators; nano-optics/photonics/optoelectronics; nanoelectronics; spintronics; plasmonics; nanomagnetics; nano-acoustics; nanoenergy; nanoscale communications; modeling, simulation, and characterization of nanostructures and devices; nanofabrication, nanopackaging, and nanomanufacturing; nanomaterials; and other emerging nanotechnologies.

The IEEE Summer School on Nanotechnology should be geared towards senior undergraduates, graduate students, post-docs, and researchers and practitioners who could deepen and broaden their skills in nanoscience and nanotechnology. Based on the success of the previous Summer Schools, it is expected that the attendance at the school should be around 50 to 100 participants. The main objective is to stimulate future generations to stay abreast of these rapidly evolving fields and to foster participation in the adventure of research that will lead to the next generation of nanopioneers.

Dates and Length: The IEEE Summer School on Nanotechnology will be held in the Fall of 2023. The length of each summer school has typically been a minimum of 3 days to 1 week. Although we have retained the name “summer school”, the date of the school is not restricted to the summer season.

Format: A successful summer school will consist of lectures, seminars, discussions, and visits to local academic and industrial organizations. Lectures will be given by international scholars working in the areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology and focusing on a central theme among the typical topics covered during the IEEE Nano flagship conference.

Funding: The IEEE Nanotechnology Technical Council is able to provide up to $5K of funding for the summer school, to be used for such expenses to support the school. Local organizers need to provide partial support as well, and the participants (or their labs or supervisors) may need to pay registration (tuition) fees to compensate for inviting lecturers.

Benefits to Participants: In addition to acquiring an organized view of an important area of nanotechnology, the summer school participants will be able to interact with peer researchers and international scholars (especially young scientists) to discuss hot topics and ongoing research, and also to experience local industry and culture.

You are encouraged to submit a proposal to hold a 2023 IEEE Summer School on Nanotechnology. If the proposal is approved, the IEEE Nanotechnology Council will provide upon request a financial contribution to support the initiative. The co-funded amount depends on the available budget, the number of financed proposals, and the soundness of the school budget, but will not exceed $5,000. We recall that organizers can take advantage of other initiatives, e.g., the IEEE Nano Distinguished Lecture Program to further support the school (related regulations apply).

The IEEE Summer School Subcommittee will review the received proposals based on
1. The quality of the proposed technical program and topic balance
2. The soundness of the budget
3. The length of the school
4. The geographical balance of all funded summer schools (for future schools).

In writing your proposal, please address the following aspects:
1. Aim and theme.
2. Lectures and lecturers. Indicate if lecturers have agreed to participate.
3. Tentative program and schedule.
4. Local organizer(s). Brief bios of the School director and leadership.
5. Registration. Tuition.
6. Budget and financial sponsor(s). Expected number of participants.

Important Dates:

  • Eligible period: September to December, 2023
  • Deadline for submitting the proposal: 1 May 2023 1 June 2023
  • Notification of the outcome of the review process: 1 June 2023 1 July 2023

Please submit your proposal to the Summer School Subcommittee Chair, Prof. Lixin Dong at Potential hosts are encouraged to contact the subcommittee to express their interest and to work with the subcommittee so as to strengthen their proposals.

May 2nd, 2023


Download Call for Papers (PDF)

3M-NANO is the annual International Conference on Manipulation, Manufacturing and Measurement on the Nanoscale. It will be held on 31 July – 4 August 2023 in Chengdu, China. The ultimate ambition of this conference series is to bridge the gap between nanosciences and engineering sciences, aiming at technology opportunities and new markets. The advanced technologies for manipulation, manufacturing and measurement at nanoscale promise novel revolutionary products and methods in numerous areas of application. Scientists working in research fields related to 3M-NANO topics are invited to submit papers. All accepted full papers (presented at the conference and following IEEE format) will be submitted in IEEE Xplore database and Ei Compendex. Selected papers will be recommended for publication in the IEEE Trans. on Automation Science & Engineering, Int. J of Nanomanufacturing, IFAC Mechatronics, Int. J of Optomechatronics, J of Micro-Bio Robotics, Journal of Bionic Engineering, Light (Science & Applications), Optics and Precision Engineering and other SCI/Ei journals.


Location: Chengdu, China
Dates: 31 July – 4 August 2023
General Chairs: Zegao Wang, Email:
Secretariat: /


Full paper submission:                        1 June 2023

Special session proposals:                   1 June 2023


All accepted full papers (presented at the conference and following IEEE format) will be submitted in IEEE Xplore database and Ei Compendex. Selected papers will be recommended for publication in SCI/EI journals.

Special Sessions: Proposals for Special Sessions (5-6 presentations) with a session title and a list of presentations (title and authors) should be emailed to 3M-NANO Secretariat All speakers (senior researchers) in a Special Session will receive an Invited Talk certificate. Every Special Session organizer will benefit from the appreciation package offered by 3M-NANO council. Please contact 3M-NANO secretariat for further details if you are interested in organization of a Special Session.

For your travel planning, please find below IEEE 3M-NANO 2023 schedule at a glance:

31 July:                        Arrival and Registration

1-3 August:                   Conference program (Keynote talks and technical sessions)

4 August:                      Social Cultural Activities


May 2nd, 2023


18th IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference(IEEE-NMDC 2023) 22-55 October 2023, Paestum, Italy.

Conference venue: Ariston Congress Center Paestum, Salerno, Italy

IEEE NMDC is a flagship conference series of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC), focusing on research advances in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

The IEEE NMDC 2023 will be held in the pleasant environment of the ancient city of Paestum, one of the most important archeological sites of south Italy, UNESCO heritage since 1997.

NB: After a very successful first call for papers, and considering the many requests for an extended deadline, the Conference Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that the new abstract submission deadline is May 24th.

Conference Scope:

The conference focuses on the latest scientific and technological advances related to:

  • Nanorobotics & Nanomanufacturing
  • Nano-biomedicine
  • Nanofabrication
  • Nano-optics, Nano-photonics & Nano-optoelectronics
  • Spintronics
  • Nanoelectronics: Emerging material and device challenges in futuristic systems
  • Nanosensors & Nanoactuatuators
  • Nanomaterials
  • Nanometrology & Characterization
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Nanopackaging
  • Nanomagnetics
  • Nanoenergy, Environment & Safety
  • Nanoscale Communications and Nanonetworks
  • Nano-acoustic Devices, Processes & Materials
  • Quantum, Neuromorphic & Unconventional Computing
  • Emerging Plasma Nanotechnologies
  • Nanodiamond and nanocarbon structures: materials and devices
  • Education in nanotechnology
  • Commercializing nanotechnology
  • Fundamentals and applications of nanotubes, nanowires, quantum dots and other low dimensional materials
  • DNA Nanotechnology
  • Nano-fluidics and integrated bio-chips
  • Nanotechnology Ethics

Key Dates:

Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: May 24th, 2023

Full Paper Submission Deadline: July 15th, 2023

Early Registration Deadline: May 30th, 2023

Accepted full papers (4 to 6 pages) for IEEE-NMDC will be included into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) databases.

The IEEE NMDC 2023 will be the perfect stage to promote research from across the world.

General Chair:
Antonio Di Bartolomeo, University of Salerno, Italy


Filippo Giubileo, CNR-SPIN, Italy

Nadia Martucciello, CNR-SPIN, Italy

April 24th, 2023

IEEE NTC WIN News & Events of 2023

  1.  News: IEEE NTC WIN Celebrated International Women day with the pioneers (Prof. Celia Shahnaz and Ms. Jenifer Castillo):
  2. Upcoming events organized by IEEE Madhya Pradesh, India IEEE NTC WIN Chapter,
  3. Upcoming event : A special session with the Nanotechnology leaders(Prof. James Morris, Prof. Jim Spicer, Prof. Lan Fu, Prof. K.C Kim, Prof.Singh) at IEEE NANO, Jeju island, Korea, 2nd July to 5 July 2023, Details will be released soon
  4. News: IEEE NTC WIN is recruiting regional coordinators for R1, R2, R3, R4,R5, R6, R7, R9, please contact


Highlights of the year 2022 (Pervious year):

  • WIN community support WIE’s pledge of going beyond gender, and encouraging different race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age and socioeconomic class.
  • DEI aspect covered: Appointed two men Regional coordinators for Region 10 and Region 8, Dr.Pawan Kumar and Mr.Stephen Okwiri
    Flagship event: WIN Region 10 Chapter was newly developed and is organizing Symposium/Workshop
    Activities: WIN organizing the Leadership series  from 18th Aug
    Membership enhancement: WIN membership was recently increased from zero to 35
  • IEEE NTC WIN Webpage is updated with the Vision and Missions
  • WIN Activities added on WIN Page regularly
  • Visibility of LinkedIn page increase from 30 followers to 230 followers
  • WIN pledge: Women in Nanotechnology Pledges with IEEE
  • WIE to support diversity equity and inclusion, which is beyond gender to ethnicity/age/etc. Supporting to break the bias.


WIN Activities (Successfully Completed in 2022)

  • IEEE Kenya students and young professional congress 9th Nov to 11 Nov 2022, organized by WIN regional coordinator, Mr. Stephen Okwiri
    Dr.Kanika Singh, WIN representation in the special session as the Keynote speaker on DEI aspects
  • A new Chapter developed with IEEE NTC Women in Nanotechnology/DEI at Indore, MP, India and Researcher’s workshop was organized , Regional Coordinator: Mr.Pawan Kumar
  • IEEE NTC WIN Virtual Leadership series( featuring Ms.Kathleen Kramer, Prof.V.R.Singh, Prof. Ramgopal Rao, Dr.Ajay Agarwal etc.)was conducted August 18 and run through Sept. 5, 2022.
  • IEEE NTC WIN – Celebrating International Women’s Day 2022 with Prof. Pamela Norris and Prof. Celia Shahnaz.
  • Featured : IEEE TV link:
  • IEEE NTC WIN – Virtual Round Table, DEI Prospects and Challenges Fabrizio Lombardi, IEEE NTC President; Kanika Singh, IEEE NTC Women in Nanotechnology Chair; Jenifer Castillo R., IEEE WIE (Women in Engineering) Chair; Dalma Novak, IEEE Technical Activities Board (TAB) Committee on Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) Chair, 20th April 2022
  • Featured : IEEE TV; NTC News and IEEE System council newsletter
  • link:
  • IEEE NTC WIN Chair, Kanika Singh Invited talk, “IEEE NTC Women in Nanotechnology (WIN): Trends and Focus of DEI aspects” IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group at St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, India  are honored  to deliver a talk at the WOMEN’S FORUM, an international webinar series promoting IEEE STEM, 23/05/2022 at 8.00 pm IST to 9.00 pm IST.
  • Featured : IEEE Youtube Channel, link:
  • IEEE NTC WIN Chair, Kanika Singh Invited talk, NTC “ Diversity for sustainable future”; 28th May 9.30pm IST, at IEEE NTC Chapter, IIT Roorkee, India


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April 6th, 2023

April 6th, 2023

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) is seeking nominations for the following elected positions. Note the 2021 Governing documents update altered the election procedures for VPs by adding VP-elects and Members-at Large which we are phasing in starting 2022

(1) Election: VP-elect for Conferences (3-years: elect in 2024; VP 2025-2026)

(2) Election: VP-elect for Finances (3-years: elect in 2024; VP 2025-2026) [incumbent is eligible]

NOTE: NEW positions as of 2021 Bylaws Update:

(3) Election: Member-at-Large (MAL) (up to 3) (2024-2025)

Unless otherwise noted, all positions are two-year terms and start Jan. 1, 2024.

Nominations should include a statement from the candidate and a bio in IEEE format.

The deadline for nominations is May 15, 2023.

A position description and nomination form are in the attached NTC Nomination Package, which can also be downloaded here.

Duties for the positions are described in the Nomination package and also in the NTC Constitution which can be downloaded here, and other details in the NTC Bylaws which can be found here.

Eligibility: Officer candidates are nominated from current AdCom members or from those past members who have served as Member Society-appointed or ex-officio AdCom members within the previous five years. Review the AdCom roster at

MAL candidates serve as members of the AdCom and are to provide the Council with independent insights and positions that are in support of the global nanotechnology community, especially those involved in independent research, development and commercialization, to represent the Council positions and statements as needed to these global constituencies and to complete the specific tasks identified in their candidacy documents. MAL are NOT required to be members of Member Societies.

NOTE: Nominations may be made only by AdCom members (Society representatives and ex-officio; see website AdCom roster).

Note: An individual may not serve concurrently as both a Council officer and a Council Member Society representative.

Please email the nominations to Jim Morris NTC Nominations Committee Chair at by midnight (PT) 15-May-2022.

The election will be held at the NTC AdCom in Jeju, Korea on July 2, 2023.
Candidates are required to appear before the AdCom for the election, either in person or virtually.


March 30th, 2023

IEEE WIN takes the Opportunity to Celebrate Women’s Day 2023

IEEE NTC  Women in Nanotechnology celebrates the women’s day with the most celebrated women the two IEEE WIE chairs.   International Women in Engineering Day is an important opportunity to raise awareness on the growing need for women engineers. Women are world’s greatest inspiration. Let’s praise our muses and never forget how amazing and wonderful they are. Respect and cherish them every single day. Happy Women’s day!

Video: IEEE WIN takes the opportunity to celebrate Women’s day.

      1. Introduction message: Kanika Singh, IEEE WIN Chair
      2. WIE Chair message: Prof.Celia Shahnaz( email sent)
      3. WIE past chair message: Ms.Jennifer Castillor


March 14th, 2023

23rd IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO 2023)

2-5 July 2023, Jeju Island, Korea


IEEE-NANO 2023: Call for Papers – Submission Deadline Extended!

IEEE-NANO is the flagship conference series of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) since 2001, focusing on the promotion of advanced research in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Recent conferences were held in Palma de Mallorca (Spain, 2022), Montreal (Canada, 2021), Virtual (2020), Macau (China, 2019), Cork (Island, 2018), Pittsburgh (USA, 2017), Sendai (Japan, 2016), Rome (Italy, 2015), Toronto (Canada, 2014), etc.

IEEE-NANO 2023 accepts THREE types of papers/abstracts: (1) Regular “Full” papers; (2) Presentation “ONLY” abstracts; and (3) Special Invited Session proposals and abstracts.

Key Dates:

Regular “Full” Paper Submission Deadline is Further Extended to 15 April 2023!!

  • Deadline for Regular Full Paper Submissions: 15 March 31 March 2023 15 April 2023
  • Notification of Acceptance: 15 April 2023 10 May 2023
  • Final Full Paper Submissions: 15 May 2023 30 May 2023
  • Deadline for Presentation “Only” One-Page Abstracts: 15 April 2023 30 April 2023
  • Notification of Acceptance: 10 May 2023
  • Final Abstract Submissions: 30 May 2023
  • Special Invited Session Proposal Deadline: March 31, 2023
  • Special Invited Session Abstract/Paper Submission Deadline: April 30, 2023



March 11th, 2023

IEEE Journal on Exploratory Solid-State Computational Devices and Circuits

Special Topic on “Physics-based modeling and simulation of materials, devices and circuits of beyond-CMOS logic and memory technologies for energy efficient computing.”


Guest Editors

Aims and Scope
Standard Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) technology and its advanced flavors in the form of FinFETs have propelled the electronic industry to its extraordinary success. While the CMOS technology may continue to deliver its remarkably powerful performance to next-generation computing platforms, it is quite clear that in the longer term, it has major challenges in scaling, suffers from power consumption and power density limitations and may not be amenable to the new demands of the emerging applications. This will require beyond-CMOS technologies to step in and augment CMOS. Whether it is the design of energy efficient scalable switches for logic design, or non-volatile memory, or the integration of memory and logic functionalities for general-purpose computers and application-specific accelerators, the need for the application of quantum materials to realize these new microelectronic devices has surged.

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