A UAlbany student conducting research with nanotechnology equipment. A UAlbany student conducting research with nanotechnology equipment.

Nanoscale Science & Engineering

Skills for Success
A UAlbany nanotechnology researcher working on equipment in a cleanroom.

Through industrial internships with globally recognized organizations and academic research experiences, you will secure knowledge of cutting-edge technologies and develop the critical skills and techniques necessary to achieve lasting success in the dynamic world of nanoscience and nanoengineering.

Tools for Progress
The exterior of the Albany Nanotech building complex.

You will gain hands-on experience in cutting-edge research areas. By working with faculty and industry collaborators, you will use state-of-the-art semiconductor cleanroom facilities, wafer fabrication techniques, and bioengineering labs to prepare you for careers that bridge the microelectronics and biotechnology sector. It’s all located at the Albany NanoTech Complex – a state-of-the-art semiconductor wafer R&D facility with manufacturing-capable tools, including the only EUV lithography tool in a public-private setting.

Inspiring Faculty
UAlbany nanotechnology researchers working in a cleanroom.

At UAlbany, you'll learn from experienced, dedicated and internationally recognized experts in nanoscale-centered disciplines. Combined with small class sizes and a hands-on approach to learning, our faculty members provide you with the critical knowledge, skillsets and support for a lifetime of innovation-based career options.