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Birck Nanotechnology Center is home to 300 resident students, faculty and staff who have access to all shared labs. The 186,000 sq ft. facility includes a 25,000 sq. ft. ISO Class 3-4-5-6 (Class 1-10-100-1000) nano­fabrication cleanroom – the Scifres Nanofabrication Laboratory – that includes a 2,500 sq. ft. ISO Class 6 (Class 1000) pharmaceutical-grade biomolecular cleanroom. Researchers from six academic colleges are at the forefront of nano electronics, photonics, energy, micro electro­mechanical systems, nanobio technology and nano­manufacturing and are helping to develop a local high tech ecosystem in collaboration with Discovery Park District and Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN) community internet of things (IoT) testbed.
– Ali Shakouri
Mary Jo and Robert L. Kirk Director of Birck Nanotechnology Center

Heat Transfer in Fabrics


by Aaditya Candadai

Hiking gear fabric has cooling effect that may make your next smartwatch more comfortable

May 28, 2021

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As smartwatches become more powerful, they will generate more heat. To prevent burns or rashes,...

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