AppNano Microscopy Laboratories

Our Mission

microscopic particlesResearch

We help to provide cutting-edge instrumentation to Western North Carolina for nanoscience and nanotechnology research.


We educate students here at ASU and in the surrounding areas to prepare them for the new nanotechnology workforce.

Young students visiting the laboratoryOutreach

With nanoscience and nanotechnology outreach activities, we inspire the scientists of tomorrow.


Spring 2009: AppNano receives NSF funding to purchase new atomic force microscopes.


Students at outreach table