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Welcome to the Shimadzu Institute Nano Technology Research Center.

The University of Texas at Arlington is home to the preeminent university-based nanotechnology research, development and teaching facility in North Texas.

The Nanotechnology Research & Education Center is an interdisciplinary resource open to scientists within and outside of the University. Research activities are conducted through mutually-beneficial associations of chemistry, electrical engineering, mechanical and aerospace engineering, materials science and physics faculty, graduate students and research assistants at UTA, as well as collaborative efforts with investigators at other universities and in the private sector.


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Move to encourage collaborationMove to encourage collaboration

UT Arlington’s Nanotechnology Research and Education Center will join the University’s Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies as of Sept. 1 in an effort to better support faculty research, lower operating costs and adapt to user needs. Click here to read the full article.


Philanthropic support for UT Arlington climbs to new recordPhilanthropic support for UT Arlington climbs to new record

Support for The University of Texas at Arlington has reached a new record with $18.9 million in gifts and commitments for the 2011-2012 fiscal year, an increase of about 48 percent from the previous year and the largest ever year-end total. Click here to read the full article.


TECH Fort Worth at UTATECH Fort Worth at UTA

The University of Texas at Arlington and TechFW, a Fort Worth-based technology startup initiative, have agreed to a multi-year partnership to commercialize University research and move innovation to the marketplace. Click here to read the full article.


Cooling electrons without external sourcesCooling electrons without external sources

A team of researchers has discovered a way to cool electrons to -228 °C without external means and at room temperature, an advancement that could enable electronic devices to function with very little energy. Click here to read the full article.

Now Open

Shimadzu Center for Nano Technology Research is open 24/7 for their users!

Nanofab Building (NANO)
500 S. Cooper St
Arlington, TX 76019- 0065

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