Nanoelectronics Research Initiative

Thomas N. Theis, NRI Executive Director

Future generations of electronics will be based on new devices and circuit architectures, operating on physical principles that cannot be exploited by conventional transistors. NRI seeks the next device that will propel computing beyond the limitations of current technology.

Center for NanoFerroic Devices

The Center for NanoFerroic Devices (CNFD) is headquartered at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. More

Institute for Nanoelectronics Discovery and Exploration

The Institute for Nanolectronics Discovery and Exploration (INDEX) is headquartered in the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, University at Albany SUNY. More

South West Academy of Nanoelectronics

The South West Academy of Nanoelectronics (SWAN) is headquartered in the Microelectronics Research Center, University of Texas at Austin. More

NRI-NSF Research Centers with Supplemental Grants

NRI has teamed up with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund research projects at existing NSF Nanoscience centers and networks at universities across the country. More

Historical Center

Western Institute of Nanoelectronics

The Western Institute of Nanoelectronics (WIN) was headquartered in the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, UCLA. More

Historical Center

Midwest Institute for Nanoelectronics Discovery

The Midwest Institute for Nanoelectronics Discovery (MIND) was based in South Bend, Indiana at the University of Notre Dame. More

Historical Projects

NRI Projects

NRI united with various state agencies and universities directly to fund research projects at university centers across the country. The most recent such project was at the Virginia Nanoelectronics Center. More

New Report on Energy-Efficient Computing, the Result of Jointly Funded Workshop by SRC and NSF, Aligns with Nanotechnology Grand Challenge and National Strategic Computing Initiative

  1. press-release-thumbnail-src-nsf-logos 20-Oct-2015

    Report outlines key factors limiting progress in computing—particularly related to energy consumption—and novel device and architecture research that can overcome these barriers.

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NRI Metrics

  1. Current

    28 Research Themes
    28 Universities
    163 Students
    74 Faculty Researchers
    36 Industry Liaison Personnel
  2. This Year

    2 Contract Starts
    1 Theme Starts
    324 Research Publications
    7 Patent Applications
  3. Last Year

    4 Contract Starts
    3 Theme Starts
    346 Research Publications
    8 Patent Applications
    5 Patents Granted
  4. Since Inception

    70 Contracts
    105 Research Themes
    62 Universities
    625 Students
    296 Faculty Researchers
    115 Industry Liaison Personnel
    2,956 Research Publications
    53 Patent Applications
    17 Patents Granted
Updated: 24-Nov-2015 12:05 AM
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