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America’s Arctic Nanotechnology and Microelectronics Center


Kala Hansen

Andrew Winkleman and faculy mentor Nilima Hullavarad monitor equipment during a laser assisted synthesis procedure.

The Advanced Materials Group (AMG) at the Institute of Northern Engineering, University of Alaska Fairbanks is the largest research center in the areas of Nanotechnology and Microelectronics in Alaska. Our mission is to address key challenges through innovations in novel materials, processes and device configurations.

AMG has a highly rated research division with state-of-the-art clean room, material development, and advanced level characterization facilities to carry out research and technology development for Military, Aerospace, Space and Homeland Security (MASH) applications. Department of Defense cooperative agreements have facilitated the funding for research in Nanotechnology and Microelectronics areas.