The scope of research in nanotechnology is growing at an astounding rate and leading
to new paradigms in science and engineering. Texas Tech is committed to carrying out
state-of-the-art research in nanotechnology. Areas of interest include fundamental
science and growth of advanced semiconductor materials for optoelectonic and CMOS
applications, and the design, fabrication, characterization and implementation of
MEMS. Research is supported by Federal, State, and Industrial grants. The center supports
education programs in nanoscience, microelectronics, and MEMS.