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Nanoelectronics Research Initiative

"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." – Thomas N. Theis, Executive Director, NRI

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 Center

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

Call for Nominations for 2015 SRC Awards Now Open

  1. aristotle-trophy-thumbnail 9-Feb-2015

    The Call for Nominations for the 2015 Aristotle Award, Technical Excellence Award, and the Mahboob Khan Outstanding Industry Liaison/Associate Awards are now open.

    Nominations for all calls are due by Thursday, April 16, 2015. Please see each Call for Nominations for complete information, criteria and nomination forms.

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NRI Metrics

  1. Current

    34 Research Themes
    37 Universities
    158 Students
    96 Faculty Researchers
    42 Industry Liaison Personnel
  2. This Year

    1 Contract Starts
    52 Research Publications
    2 Patent Applications
  3. Last Year

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

    69 Contracts
    104 Research Themes
    62 Universities
    598 Students
    290 Faculty Researchers
    108 Industry Liaison Personnel
    2,684 Research Publications
    50 Patent Applications
    17 Patents Granted
Updated: 27-Mar-2015 12:05 AM
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