Activities from National Nanotechnology Day 2020

American Chemical Society


Cerion Nanomaterials


Innovative Genomics Institute at UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco


Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Morristown High School, Morristown, New Jersey

Students in the classroom of Mariel Kolker, Ed.D., physics and engineering teacher at Morristown High School, created blog posts that included illustrations, infographics, and videos on the topic “How Small Is Small?”. Three of these blog posts are provided below:

- Robert Cappy

- John Lake

- Nina Mohs


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)


National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI)

NNCI-wide image contest: The winners below were announced on Oct. 16, 2020.


Most Stunning:

Most Unique Capability:


Most Whimsical:


Northwestern University's International Institute for Nanotechnology


Pharma Excipients


Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), United Kingdom

The RSC celebrated National Nanotechnology Day by showcasing two online article collections, which were put together by members of the Nanoscale Horizons Community Board (early career researchers who are affiliated with Nanoscale Horizons and act as ambassadors). These two article collections are:

- Horizons Community Board Collection: Biosensors

- Horizons Community Board Advanced Memory Technologies


University of Notre Dame - Notre Dame Nanoscience and Technology (NDNano)

NDNano organized a social media campaign to encourage people to run 100 Billion Nanometers and ask them to send pics/videos of them running it to


U.S. Department of Energy


* Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy


* The Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) at Argonne National Laboratory  – a U.S. Department of Energy Nanoscale Science Research Center


* The Molecular Foundry at Berkeley National Laboratory – a U.S. Department of Energy Nanoscale Research Center



* Jefferson Lab


* Oak Ridge National Laboratory


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


White House Office of Science and Technology Policy