IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC)

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Welcome to NMDC 2018

Friday, October 12th, 2018

The 2018 IEEE 13th Nanotechnology Materials & Devices Conference (NMDC 2018) will be held in Portland, Oregon, USA on 14-17 October, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Downtown hotel.

The NMDC 2018 conference will bring together key researchers from every sector in the nanotechnology research field, with a special focus on Materials and Devices.

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Call for Papers
Information for Authors
Information on Sponsorship & Exhibiting
Student programs

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Volunteers Needed for NMDC 2018

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Interested in being an event volunteer for NMDC 2018? We would love your help! Please fill the fields below and we will try to accommodate your preferences!

Please note that most of the volunteer roles will take place at the Embassy Suites Hilton hotel in downtown Portland. Other roles may require presence at PSU or travelling between the two locations, depending on the time you volunteer and your preference on role.


IEEE NMDC 2018 Late Breaking News Submission Announcement

Monday, August 6th, 2018

IEEE NMDC 2018 Late Breaking News Submissions

High-quality Late Breaking News submission is now open for IEEE NMDC 2018. Authors should submit 2-page extended abstracts for review. The paper template can be found here. Please note, due to time constraints, the extended abstract will be published as submitted, after review. Accepted extended abstracts will be included in the IEEE NMDC 2018 Proceedings and in IEEE Xplore but will not be indexed, to allow for subsequent submission of a full paper to a journal such as IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology.

For more details, please visit ​the conference website.

To submit your Late Breaking News extended abstract please visit

Key dates:

Late Breaking News paper submission deadline: August 12
Acceptance Notification: August 24
Deadline for Late Breaking News author registration: August 31



Early Registration Open for NMDC 2018

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Early registration is now open for the 13th IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (IEEE NMDC 2018).

The deadline for early registration for IEEE NMDC 2018 is Aug. 31st, 2018. (See After August 31 registration will still be available but at an increased rate.

Plenary speakers:

  • Jesus del Alamo, Director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Donner Professor and Professor of Electrical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Kaustav Banerjee, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Nanoelectronics Research Lab, UC Santa Barbara
  • Nader Engheta, 2018 IEEE Nanotechnology Council Pioneer Award Winner, H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor of Electrical and Systems Engineering and Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania
  • Tony F. Heinz, Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science at Stanford University,
    Associate Laboratory Director for Energy Sciences at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
  • Joseph M. Luther, Senior Scientist,  National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO
  • Ian A. Young, Intel Senior Fellow, Technology and Manufacturing Group, Director, Exploratory Integrated Circuits, Intel Corporation

See details on the plenary speaker talks here.

Invited Speakers:

Check out the list of our forty-three world renowned invited speakers.

Registration includes:

NMDC 2018 starts at 5 PM on Sunday, Oct. 14, with the opening reception, and runs through 8 PM Wednesday, Oct. 17, with the Conference Banquet & Awards.

There is a $50.00 fee for all cancelled conference registrations
No refunds after 3-Oct. Substitutions Permitted.


NSF Grant for Student Attendance

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

NMDC 2018 has been awarded a $10,000 NSF grant to support full-time student attendance at the conference, but limited to US citizens and attendees of U.S. institutions.

Priority will be given to accommodation support in the conference hotel but limited support for other expenses might be possible.


  • Grants are limited to full-time students, either attending accredited US institutions or US citizens studying abroad.
  • Student must be registered for the conference and apply before August 31st (early registration deadline).
  • First support priority: Full hotel accommodation for two eligible students sharing a room in the conference hotel, or half support for eligible sole occupancy.
  • Secondary support priorities (if funds available): Partial travel support (details required) or registration relief.

Applicants will be advised of their award result by September 15th.