Applications of micro- and nanotechnology, small things amuse big minds

General description

You are using it every day, even right now, without it your life would not be complete: Nanotechnology!

Want to know more about: nanobots, applications in cosmetic products, biomedical sensors...? or would you like to discuss "Size does matter!" for hours... ? Then, do not hesitate to join us in Eindhoven to enter the world of nanotechnology.

A good understanding of English is required to follow the academic programme. Prior knowledge about micro- and nanotechnology is not assumed, however, we expect you to be an active participant in both the lectures and the parties.

Expect an intensive event with a high quality academic programme and of course the world famous BEST Eindhoven parties!

Academic information

Content and topics:
A short introduction to micro- and nanotechnolgy will be given followed by a more detailed look into applications in different fields of studies. Topics range from micromechanical manufacturing, electronics and MEMS, to biomedical applications, micro-fluidics and even more.
Learning goals and objectives:
Basic understanding of nanotechnology. To familiarise with nanotechnology in the fields of biomedical, chemical and physical engineering. To work in groups on a case study.
Examination type:
By means of an oral presentation of the outcomes of the case study.
ECTS credits issued:
Not known yet

Information for applicants

Selection criteria:
Motivation letter, interest in topic and contributing to the atmosphere.

Practical arrangements

All of the following are covered by the event fee:

Student housing
The Dutch way!
  • Breakfast: sandwiches
  • Lunch: same as breakfast
  • Dinner: warm typically Dutch meal. But don't worry, we have lots of ketchup and salt!
By bicycle, expect a trained body after the course! Excursions of longer distance are done by train or bus.