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NTC Call for Applications for NMDC 2023 Support

Friday, August 18th, 2023

Call for Applications for NMDC 2023 Support

Deadline: September 7, 2023


The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) is pleased to call for applications for student and young researcher support to attend the 18th IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference on 22-25 October 2023, in Paestum, Italy. (

Eligibility: Candidates must be

  • Female, Ukrainian citizens, and currently resident in Ukraine
  • Students (usually PhD but not necessarily) currently attending an educational institution in Ukraine, OR Young Researchers (less than 10 years from PhD graduation) currently working in nanotechnology in Ukraine

Grantees will be required to submit a 2-page abstract in Papercept for presentation as a poster paper at NMDC.

Support will include:

  • Registration waiver
  • Hotel accommodation for 4 nights (October 22nd-25th)
  • Meals (including the Conference Dinner)
  • Travel expenses

Paestum is a World Heritage site south of Salerno which is south of Naples.

Email applications to Prof.James E. Morris at should include:

  • Verification of eligibility criteria
  • Short CV (2 pages but longer OK)
  • Travel budget
  • Title and short description of the poster paper (NOT the 2-page version, about 150 words OK)

Application deadline: September 7, 2023

IEEE NTC YP Canada – Meet the Editors Webinar

Monday, July 25th, 2022

On September 8th, at 12 PM (MDT, UTC-6) join us in our next free [Webinar] Meet the Editors. In this first event of our career development series, senior editors (associate and in-Chief) from different relevant journals focused on micro and nanotechnology will share some tips, DOs and DONTs, and general advice while answering some questions asked by the moderator. The audience will have the chance to ask questions during the Q&A session.

The event is free and open to all upon registration.

Register at


Dr. Charlotte Allard, Associate Editor of Nature Reviews Materials

Dr. Aaron Wheeler (University of Toronto), Editor-in-Chief of Lab on a Chip (RSC)
Dr. Deji Akinwande (the University of Texas at Austin)
Dr. Juewen Liu (University of Waterloo), and
Dr. Tery Odom (Northwestern University), Editor-in-Chief of Nano Letters (ACS)

Time zones:
12 PM (MDT), (UTC-6)
2 PM (EDT), (UTC-4)
8 PM (CEST), (UTC+2)
11:30 PM (IST), (UTC+5:30)
2 AM (CST), (UTC+8)

The event is free and open to all upon registration.
Sign up to receive the link for the meeting room:

This event is co-hosted by the IEEE Nanotechnology Young Professionals Canada and the uSask IEEE NTC Student Branch Chapter and supported by the University of Saskatchewan and IEEE NTC.


Student Research Symposium-22 at Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

Virtual Student Research Symposium (SRS-2022)
August 10-11, 2022
from Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India

“Emerging Nanotechnology in Electron Devices”

The objective of this Virtual Symposium is to provide a platform for the exchange of thoughts between distinguished guests and participants, coming from diverse fields of scientific research, renowned industries, entrepreneurs, and academicians with an emphasis on the technological requirements of the emerging industries in line with self-reliant India. The symposium aims to inspire and encourage the young researchers, and undergraduate and postgraduate student community to pursue a career in research and development. See flyer below.

The SRS-2022 is jointly organized by IEEE-NTC Student Chapter IIT Indore, IEEE Madhya Pradesh Section EDS Chapter, and IEEE Sensor Council Student Chapter IIT Indore.


2021 Outstanding Chapter of the Year

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022


The 2021 Nanotechnology Council Chapter of the Year Award goes to the IEEE Nanotechnology Student Branch Chapter at IIT Indore. See

“For creating an interactive platform to incorporate design, and development of nanotechnology and it’s scientific, engineering, and industrial applications”

The IIT Indore NTC Student Chapter is actively involved in the technical domain by organizing technical events such as Distinguished Lecturer Program, Mini Colloquia and sponsoring/co-sponsoring various conferences, webinars and workshops, membership drives, opportunities to network with peers, the Resource Center, environmental awareness campaigns and promotional activities with the objective of sustainable developmental growth.

The members of the Chapter are striving to create an interactive platform for young professionals like academicians, scientists, technologists and engineers to discuss, explore and collaborate in the domains of semiconductor, nanoelectronics, photonics, optoelectronics, photovoltaic, biomedical sensors and memory devices.


The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) Chapter of the Year Award is intended to encourage a successful and effective overall performance of the Chapter in terms of its activities. Exemplary Chapters must have a high number of activities and creativity.  The Chapter must consistently be active in organizing activities throughout the year.


TC-10’s (Modeling and Simulation) Summer Internship Program

Monday, May 30th, 2022

TC-10 Modeling and Simulation has started a IEEE NTC Modeling and Simulation Summer Internship program. 

This program is handled by Prof. Arindan Das (Eastern Washington University), Josef Weinbub (Technical University, Vienna) and M. P. Anantram (University of Washington). We are expecting 5 high school students to participate this summer for an eight week internship.

For details, please contact TC-10 Chair Prof. M. P. Anantram (


Workshop: Emerging Nanotechnology in Healthcare Applications

Friday, May 13th, 2022

IEEE IISc Nanotechnology and Sensors Joint council’s chapter in association with IEEE IISc student Branch 

Welcome all to the workshop on

Title:  Emerging Nanotechnology in Healthcare Applications
Date/Time: 30th -31st May 2022 | 9AM to 6PM (IST) each day
Venue: Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering, IISc Bangalore

​We are organizing an in-person two-day workshop on Emerging Nanotechnology in Healthcare Applications. This workshop aims to provide participants with an industry-academia exposure in the domain of Nanotechnology and its applications in Healthcare. We would be covering multiple avenues including, Immuno-engineering, Nano-propellers targeted drug delivery, Antibacterial surfaces, Organ-on-chip devices, and Microfluidic devices for diagnostics.


  • Talks from eminent personnel from both national and international leading academic institutes (Imperial College London, IISc Bangalore, In-Stem, and more) and industries (Siemens Healthineers, Finnadvance, Invitreo, Theranautilus and more)
  • Panel discussion with academia-industry on cutting edge nanotechnology and its applications
  • Hands on sessions on nanoparticle synthesis and its characterization for drug delivery and other healthcare application
  • Exclusive tour to National fabrication and characterization facilities NNFC and MNCF, IISc Bangalore

For registration:  Click Here

For detailed schedule please visit our website IEEE IISC NC SC JSC

Looking forward to having you all with us for an interactive and learning session!

Please feel free to reach out to us, in case of any queries on

Or contact us at:
Shubhangi Bhardwaj- 9845724659
Sagun Shekhar- 9582877251

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IEEE Student Engineering Team Challenge 2021

Thursday, December 9th, 2021

The IEEE Foothill and Orange County Joint Sections Nanotechnology Council Chapter organized the IEEE Student Engineering Challenge 2021 STEM event during the past year.

The IEEE SETC2021 was focused on students from socio-economic disadvantaged communities with the goal to stimulate interest in the STEM fields. This challenge was actively looking to include minority children of color. These students were invited to participate, along with a few of their peers, in this poster competition by displaying an original project proposal focused on a few targeted topics.

Students in High School and College considering College majors in science and engineering disciplines were encouraged to try their hand at meeting this team challenge by designing and displaying a solution for or an investigation into a problem area associated with one of the topical boundaries of this year’s challenge.

For some of the topical areas startup training and materials were made available. For projects that rise to the top of the challenge more equipment and support were offered and made available to foster completion of the proposal. IEEE Student Members were also available to train and assist as well.

Team projects that were inclusive and collaborative showcasing creativity and ingenuity were shared with an audience of academic and industrial technical experts who provided recognition and award prizes in several participant categories.

As of June 30, 2021 there were 27 Team submissions received.

As of August 30, 2021 there were 12 final submissions received with the total number of participants reaching 47.

Presentations were held online on August 31. Prizes that were awarded included one First Prize, one Second Prize, two Third prizes. Three entries were awarded Technical Excellence recognition and five were awarded Outstanding Presentation recognition. All of the participants will receive an embossed IEEE Award Certificate stating their accomplishments.

FIRST PLACE: Application of Labels Using Robotic Arm
SECOND PLACE: Titan Providence: Self-Navigating Drone
THIRD PLACE: UAV Flight Endurance Testing

See for descriptions.

There were 26 Engineers and Academics and Industry Professionals who served on the Organizing Committee and as Judges and as support persons in a number of ways and the IEEE SETC2021 is extremely grateful for their service.

Planning for additional STEM activities which build on the experiences gained in IEEE SETC2021 will begin later this year. The principal organizers were Chapter Chair Dr. Zhen Yu, Chapter Vice Chair Dr. Yu Bai and Chapter Secretary Nick Massetti.

Nick Massetti


Student Membership Discount

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

New and renewing IEEE students and graduate students can now save 50% on their membership dues. 

Students wishing to take advantage of the 50% discount can do so by using the promotion code FUTURE50 during the online check-out process for joining or renewing their IEEE membership.

Students who recently renewed or joined at full price can reach out to the IEEE Contact Center at: and request a credit on future membership dues.




Request for proposals for the 2019 IEEE Summer School on Nanotechnology

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Request for proposals for the 2019 IEEE Summer School on Nanotechnology

(Download PDF version)

History: The IEEE Nanotechnology Council ( sponsored its first Summer School Program on “Regenerative Nano-Medicine: From Advanced Delivery Systems to Electronic-Based Devices” at Tel-Aviv University, Israel, in June 2016. In the next years, Summer / Fall schools have focused on “N3: Nanomaterials, Nanotools, and Nanodevices” [Montreal, Canada], “Nanoelectronic technologies and devices: From basic principles to highly reliable applications” [Toulouse, France], “Nanotechnology: From Science to Systems and Beyond” [Bangalore, India], and “Nanotechnology for Energy” [Portland, USA]. These schools have been highly successful in educating and training a multinational audience of students, post-docs, and other early career researchers in their chosen topical area. Through this current announcement, the council seeks to continue this important initiative into its fourth year.

Call for proposals and its thematic areas: The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC), in partnership with member societies of NTC, the Electron Devices and the Circuits and Systems societies (EDS and CAS), is requesting proposals for its Sixth Summer School. The school is expected to maintain an educational focus on nanotechnology, which may range from fundamentals in nanomaterials, nanofabrication and nano-characterization to diverse application areas such as nanosensors, nanoactuators, nanobiology and nanomedicine, nano-optics, nanorobotics, nanobiology, nanoelectronics, nanophotonics, DNA nanotechnology, nanomanufacturing, nanopackaging, nanofluidics, nanomagnetics, nano/molecular heat transfer & energy conversion, nanoscale communication and networks, nano/molecular sensors, actuators, and systems, and spintronics.


IEEE Nanotechnology China Summer School: Nanomaterials for Energy

Sunday, May 13th, 2018


Summer School: Nanomaterials for Energy at Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), Xi’an, China

Is nano green ….?

WHEN: From August 6th to 10th, 2018

DURATION: 5 full days

WHERE: All activities at the Nan Yang Hotel in Xi’an. This hotel belongs to XJTU and is at short distance from XJTU campus

– Limited to 75-100 participants with a varied provenance from Asia
– Reasonable cost with food provided