Be an MIT.nano tour guide; earn Tech Cash!

Volunteer to be an MIT.nano tour guide! Share the fascinating world of nanoscience and nanotechnology with facility visitors. Tours are being scheduled now for the spring semester and beyond. MIT.nano will provide a script and tour training, as well as Tech Cash for each completed tour.

Come to our next tour guide training on February 22! 11AM - 12:30PM in 12-3005. Lunch will be provided.

Use this form to volunteer.


MARC 2023: Registration now open!

MARC2023 will be held in-person at the Omni Mount Washington Resort in New Hampshire. After submission and review of abstracts, conference attendees will be asked to submit a poster and deliver a 60-second research pitch at MARC. ​Researchers are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Registration is now open!

Massachusetts Microelectronics Summer Internship Program—Apply by Oct. 15

Are you a first year or sophomore student interested in learning about microelectronics and hardware? Apply to the Massachusetts Microelectronics Summer Internship Program. No experience required!

The Massachusetts Microelectronics Summer Internship Program is looking for the next generation of microelectronics leaders.

This 10-week program will not only provide you with an impactful and fulfilling internship, but also with an industry mentor through the duration of your studies, weekly training modules on key topics of microelectronics and leadership, and an amazing cohort of like-minded students looking forward to lead the next revolution in technology.

The application deadline is October 15, 2022. Read more and apply: https://ma-microelectronics.org

Fall course—6.2540 Nanotechnology: From Atoms to Systems (formerly 6.S059)

Led by EECS Assistant Professor Farnaz Niroui, this undergraduate course introduces the fundamentals of applied quantum mechanics, materials science, and fabrication skills needed to design, engineer, and build emerging nanodevices with diverse applications in energy, memory, display, communications, and sensing. Focuses on the application and outlines the full progression from the fundamentals to the implemented device and functional technology. Closely integrates lectures with design-oriented laboratory modules. 

Read more and register.

J-WAFS Call for videos: MIT research for a food secure future

October 16th marks World Food Day, an annual reminder of food system challenges and the need to secure healthy and nutritious food for all. To acknowledge World Food Day 2022, J-WAFS is having a video competition showcasing the exciting food and agriculture research being conducted by students across MIT. The competition is open to MIT undergraduates, graduate students, post-docs, and recent alumni with research in this field!

Submit your video by September 27!

Job opening: MIT.nano seeks research specialist

MIT.nano is seeking a research specialist to join the state-of-the-art microscopy and characterization shared experimental facilities (SEF). This individual will be supporting the facility’s characterization capabilities for a broad range of applications and sample preparation. The main responsibility will be to support users in the day-to-day operations and hands on training in the advanced cleanroom metrology and imaging equipment.

Read more and apply.

The Engine Blueprint Program—Apply by Aug. 12

The Engine Blueprint is a nonresident program for graduate students, postdocs, and research scientists to explore the commercial opportunities of their scientific breakthroughs. The program is designed to give future Tough Tech leaders a chance to learn the entrepreneurial process from those who are living it, as well as provide a platform to crystallize the commercial potential of participants’ startup concepts.

Read more and apply.