We’ve developed world-first technology with the potential to spur global innovation
The three key research themes of QMNC include fundamental theory and development of nanomaterials, microsystems (microelectronics and micro electromechanical systems) and microfluidics. The research activities span across the disciplines of physics, chemistry, biology, applied mathematics and engineering.
Our research areas allow us broad scope to make major positive contributions to a variety of industries. Explore each of our research projects in more detail as well as our facilities, which help power our research.
Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre
The Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre (QMNC) was established in 2009 with core capabilities in microtechnology, nanotechnology and micro/nanosystems. Our expertise is in the fundamental theory of materials, materials development, microelectronics, micro electromechanical systems (MEMS) and microfluidics. Our research activities span across the disciplines of physics, chemistry, biology, applied mathematics and engineering.
Our state-of-the-art facilities include:
- Queensland Microtechnology Facility
- National Hydrogen Materials Facility
- Solid state physics laboratory
- Raman spectroscopy laboratory
- Synthetic laboratory.