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January 12th, 2022

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January 12th, 2022


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January 12th, 2022


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June 7th, 2023

The Technical Committee on Emerging Plasma Nanotechnologies of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council will hold its fifth online workshop on Monday June 26th at 8:00 pm CST (UTC-5, Chicago-Austin time zone), or Tuesday June 27th 2023, at 10:00 am JST (UTC+9, Tokyo time zone), and 3:00 am CEST (UTC+2, Berlin). It will be virtual with a very exciting program with speakers from academia and attendees from academia, national laboratories and industry. Attendance is free but registration is necessary.  See the attached link.

This time we have a diverse set of topics spanning energy storage/batteries and plasma nanostructure formation. Our speaker lineup this time includes:

  • “Plasma nanofabrication for energy storage applications”

Zheng Bo
Professor, IOP Fellow
Vice Director, State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilization
College of Energy Engineering, Zhejiang University

  • “Sodium-ion batteries for new generation electronic devices”

Yang Hui Ying
Professor at Singapoure University of Technology and Design

  • “Coupling simulations and experiments for plasma growth of large scale 1D or 2D nanostructures”

Oleg Baranov
Professor, Head of the Department of Theoretical Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering and Robotomechanical Systems
National Aerospace University “Kharkiv Aviation Institute”, Ukraine


Agenda: Talks 30 min + 5 min for questions

Welcome 3:00 am-3:05 CET 6/27 [10:00 am-10:05 JST 6/27, 20:00pm-20:05  CDT 6/26]
Prof. Zheng Bo 3:05-3:40 CET [10:05-10:40 JST, 20:05-20:40  CDT]
Prof. Yang Hui Ying 3:40-4:15 CET [10:40-11:15 JST, 20:40-21:15  CDT]
Prof. Baranov 4:15 – 4:50 CET [11:15-11:50 JST, 21:15-21:50  CDT]

Dr. Peter Ventzek
Prof. Uros Cvelbar
Dr. Kremena Makasheva
Committee Chair: Prof. Seiji Samukawa


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    June 5th, 2023

    The 16th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine&Engineering

    5-8  December, 2023, Okinawa, Japan


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    IEEE-NANOMED is one of the premier annual events organized by the IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) to bring together physicians, scientists, and engineers alike from all over the world and every sector of academy and industry, working at advancement of basic and clinical research in medical and biological sciences using nano/molecular medicine and engineering methods. IEEE-NANOMED is the conference where practitioners will see nono/molecular medicine and engineering at work in both their own and related fields, from essential and advanced scientific and engineering research and theory to translational and clinical research.

    Conference Scope

    • Nano and molecular technologies in medical theranostics
    • Nanotechnology in drug delivery
    • Biomedical imaging
    • Bio/Nano sensing
    • Biochips and Bio-MEMS
    • Biomechatronics
    • Biological interface Cells at the nanoscale
    • Frontiers in nanobiotechnology
    • Translational medicine
    • Biomicrofluidics and Bioprinting

    Important Dates:

    • Two-Page Abstract Deadline: July 15, 2023
    • Notification of Acceptance: Sept 10, 2023
    • Full-Paper submission Deadline: Oct 20, 2023
    • Early Bird Registration: Sept 30, 2023


    June 5th, 2023

    Date: June 27, 2023

    Topic: Atomistic TCAD Simulations
    Speaker: Philippe Blaise, Atomistic Senior Application Engineer, TCAD Division, Silvaco, Inc.

    Time: 8:00 PDT, 17:00 CEST, 00:00 JST

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    For designing the most advanced technological nodes, quantum effects become hard to approximate. This leads to the failure of using conventional TCAD tools that are essentially based on empirical laws. Therefore, engineers need new simulation tools at the 5 nm node and below that combine a more fundamental formalism with affordable performances and ease of use. During this webinar, we will briefly describe what is behind the non-equilibrium Green’s function (NEGF) formalism with simplified arguments. We will show how simulating nano-devices becomes easy, even without full academic knowledge of the NEGF theory. The quantum complexity is hidden inside the simulation tool “VictoryAtomistic” which benefits from years of development at the highest level. We will show two test cases: a silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Transistor (NWFET) and a 2D-TMD Tunneling FET (TFET) made of a layer of MoS2. Thanks to a combination of state-of-the-art band structure calculations with the NEGF, predictive, versatile, and fast simulations of these devices become accessible with an environment that provides a smooth transition for TCAD users.


    Dr. Philippe Blaise has been a senior application engineer in atomistic simulation at Silvaco’s TCAD Division for four years. Prior to joining Silvaco, Dr. Blaise was a senior engineer specialized in atomistic simulation of new memory devices and transistors at CEA/LETI for 15 years. He is a former member of the IEEE IEDM Modelling and Simulation Committee. He is co-author of more than 60 papers in peer-review journals in the field and 30 contributions to conferences and workshops, plus 5 patents and one book chapter. Dr. Blaise holds a Master’s degree in applied mathematics and a Ph.D. in solid states physics from the Université Grenoble Alpes, France.

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      June 5th, 2023

      IEEE Nanotechnology Council TC10 – Modeling and Simulation announces its 2023 webinar series.

      Organizer: Josef Weinbub, TC 10 Vice Chair,
      Format: 1 hour Webex webinars
      Announcements for each webinar will be posted with registration link to receive the link for that meeting.

      Webinar 1

      Date: June 27, 2023

      Time: 8:00 PDT, 17:00 CEST, 00:00 JST

      Speaker: Philippe Blaise, Atomistic Senior Application Engineer, Silvaco, Inc.

      Topic: Atomistic TCAD Simulations


      Webinar 2

      Date: October 12, 2023

      Time: 16:00 PDT, 1:00 CEST, 08:00 JST

      Speaker: Gerhard Klimeck, Professor and nanoHUB Director, Purdue University

      Topic: nanoHUB for Research and Education in Nanoelectronics


      Webinar 3

      Date: December 12, 2023

      Time: 23:00 PDT, 8:00 CEST, 15:00 JST

      Speaker: Tue Gunst, Senior R&D and Application Engineer, Synopsys QuantumATK

      Topic: QuantumATK Applied to Nanoelectronics



      June 5th, 2023


      IEEE Journal on Exploratory Solid-State Computational Devices and Circuits
      Special Topic on Steep Slope Transistors for Energy-Efficient Computing & More

      Guest Editor: Alan Seabaugh, University of Notre Dame,
      Editor-in-Chief: Azad Naeemi, Georgia Institute of Technology,

      Aims and Scope:

      Tunnel field-effect transistors (FETs) and low-subthreshold-swing steep-slope (SS) transistors hold promise to outperform complementary metal-oxide semiconductor technology (CMOS) at low voltage and realize more energy-efficient logic for computation. The aim of this special topics issue is to highlight experimental advances and ideas that make SS transistors attractive for integration with CMOS to realize better power-performance logic. Aspirational characteristics for n- and p-type steep transistors can be summarized as follows: drain currents exceeding 200 μA/μm at a supply voltage below 0.4 V, with SS less than 60 mV/decade beginning near 1 μA/μm and spanning more than 4 decades. Papers describing theory and modeling of transistors which can meet and surpass these goals are of interest, as are papers which assess the full design stack from devices to circuits and architecture to applications to identify system bottlenecks and inform technology development for computing, communications, or other applications. Materials approaches are not restricted to silicon CMOS and can be based on any semiconductor technology and incorporate multiferroic or other performance boosters. New approaches based on three-dimensional integration, heterogeneous integration, processing, or insights from manufacturing are also within the scope of this issue to advance understanding and progress in SS transistors.

      Topics of Interest:

      • TFET and other steep slope transistors with path to outperform CMOS at low voltage
      • Experimental progress
      • Theory and modeling
      • Si, III-V, III-N, two-dimensional semiconductors and heterojunctions
      • Multiferroic and other material/device design approaches
      • 3-D integration, heterogeneous integration, processing, manufacturing
      • Full-stack design to inform technology development

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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.

      The conference has received already more than 300 abstracts (included 9 plenaries, 30 keynotes and over 100 invited talks).


      Final abstract submission deadline: June 22nd, 2023


      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
      • MEMS/NEMS
      • 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  June 22nd, 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 (Previous 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.

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