2024 NNCI Etch Symposium

Advances in Micro – & Nanoscale Patterning of Strategic and Emerging Materials for Electronic, Photonic, Quantum, & MEMS Devices

April 24-26, 2024

Marcus Nanotechnology Building
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA


We extend a warm invitation to you and your organization to participate in the NNCI Etch Symposium at Georgia Tech. This event, scheduled for April 24-26, 2024, is organized by the National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI), a network supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

About NNCI

The NNCI comprises 16 central facility research sites and collaborates with 30 universities. Dedicated to micro- and nanoscale electronic and photonic device fabrication, materials characterization, and biological research, NNCI provides comprehensive resources, including advanced equipment and specialized expertise. (https://www.nnci.net/)

Symposium Focus

The symposium serves as a convergence point for students, post-doctoral fellows, engineers, and scientists, fostering an exchange of information and connections within and beyond the NNCI community. This year’s theme is “Advances in Micro- & Nanoscale Patterning of Strategic and Emerging Materials for Electronic, Photonic, Quantum, & MEMS Device.”


Talks/schedule are subject to change.

Symposium Schedule

Register here

(It is an hybrid event. The in-person registration is closed now and online registration remains open.)

Organizing Committee

Durga Gajula, Georgia Tech – dgajula3@gatech.edu
Ling Xie, Harvard University – lxie@cns.fas.harvard.edu
Lavendra Mandyam, Stanford University – lavendra@stanford.edu
Vince Genova, Cornell University – retired vjg6@cornell.edu

Student Research Poster Exhibition

We are excited to announce a unique opportunity for students to showcase their cutting-edge research through poster presentations at the NNCI Etch Symposium. This exhibition will serve as a platform for students to share their findings, insights, and innovations with the symposium attendees.

To recognize outstanding contributions, there will be a selection for the Best Poster. The winner will be rewarded for their exceptional work.

We encourage students to take advantage of this opportunity to share their research and engage with fellow participants. Your contributions are vital to the success of the symposium, and we look forward to celebrating the wealth of talent and innovation within the NNCI community.

Vendor Exhibits

Vendor exhibits at the NNCI Etch Symposium serve as a dynamic hub of innovation, collaboration, and knowledge exchange. They play a pivotal role in shaping the landscape of nanofabrication by showcasing cutting-edge technologies and providing a platform for meaningful interactions between industry experts and researchers.

STS – Elionix


Oxford Instruments

ULVAC Technologies



SUSS MicroTec


EFC Gases & Advanced Materials

SPTS Technologies

NOVA Electronic Materials

Intlvac Thin Film Corporation USA

Things to do near Georgia Institute of Technology

Transportation from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Georgia Tech

Distance: Hartsfield-Jackson Airport to Georgia Tech is approximately 14 miles.

Nearest Marta Station: Midtown (1 mile from Georgia Tech).

Tech-Trolly Service: Free shuttle service connecting Marta to Nanotechnology building and Georgia Tech Hotel.


Marcus Conference Room 1117-1118

Marcus Nanotechnology Bldg,

345 Ferst Dr NW,

Atlanta, Georgia 30332