The Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience - MC2 is a unique research department in the areas of micro- and nanotechnology, housing more than 200 researchers and PhD students. Efforts to make MC2 an innovative, research-focused environment are paying off. Success in research and meeting industrial needs are improved.
Today, MC2 is a strong contributor to industrial growth and technical and social development. MC2 has gathered several research areas together with competent and talented researchers to form a unique environment. This cross-disciplinary strategy will give interesting collaboration, and be a driving force for innovations, results and breakthroughs. MC2 has strong research activities and is successful with regard to attracting research funding.
We focus our research on the areas of on future nano- and quantum electronics, photonics, bio- and nanosystems. MC2 houses a cleanroom for micro- and nanofabrication with the latest equipment. Our work is often done in close collaboration with Swedish and international partners within academy, industry and society.
With a unique research competence we offer education at undergraduate level, postgraduate level and within three international master's programmes. The greatest extent of our educational instruction takes place as an integral part of masters and research school level programmes.
About 220 faculty members including PhD students, technical and administrative personnel.
Undergraduate students – about 40
Graduate students – about 70
Research organization at MC2
The department is divided into eight laboratories, of which seven are research laboratories and one is the Nanofabrication Laboratory.
Professors at MC2
MC2 Head of Department