Applications

  • Radio-frequency (RF) transistors
  • Field-effect transistors and nanodevices
  • Transparent electrical conductors and flexible electronics
  • Nanoelectronics, NEMS, and MEMS research
  • High-power batteries and supercapacitors
  • Opto-electronics and photodetectors
  • Sensors and biosensors
  • Heat dissipation layers and nanocomposites
  • Catalysts and nano-filters

Top Publications

The Rise of Graphene

Graphene is a rapidly rising star on the horizon of materials science and condensed-matter physics. This strictly two-dimensional material exhibits exceptionally high crystal...

AK Geim, KS Novoselov - Nature materials, 2007 nature.com

The Electronic Properties of Graphene

Carbon is the materia prima for life and the basis of all organic chemistry. Because of the flexibility of its bonding, carbon-based systems show an unlimited number of different…

AHC Neto, F Guinea, NMR Peres, KS Novoselov… Reviews of modern …,2009 - APS

News & Announcements

December 17, 2015

Job Title: Scientist/Sr Scientist

Number: STG-201601 Nanotech Biomachines, Inc. Location: Berkeley, CA Nanotech Biomachines (“Nanotech Bio”) is a San Francisco Bay Area startup developing a breakthrough sensor technology for therapeutic discovery applications. Our core technology combines advances in electronics, chemistry, biochemistry, microfluidics, engineering, and software.   Nanotech Bio is looking for an outstanding scientist to work on the Technology team. This position is a unique opportunity to work on a new form of analytical tool to enable desired discovery applications that were previously unachievable. This person will: (1) be a core member of the new Sensor Technology Group, (2) design and perform experiments of strategic value to the company, and (3) collaborate with marketing, engineering, software and chemistry groups to ensure products fit user needs and deliver promised results.   The right candidate must have: (a) extensive knowledge of bioconjugation techniques (b) assay development experience (ELISA or sensor based) (c) experience with early versions of instrumentation. This position will work closely with team members in chemistry, biochemistry, microfluidics, engineering, and software.   Key Responsibilities Development and optimization of biocompatible surface chemistry Development and optimization of methods for conjugation of surfaces to proteins and other molecules of interest Development of assays (quantitative and kinetic) on an early stage sensor Work closely with engineering team to assess instrument functionality and suggest improvements Troubleshooting of instrumentation, software, and assay issues Work with applications and marketing team to produce product documentation and publications Interface with key external scientists to promote publications and understand new product directions   Desired Skills and Background Required experience in chemistry, biochemistry or biophysical chemistry BS with 5+ years of experience MS with 3+ years of experience PhD with 2+ years of experience Surface modification for development of biocompatible surfaces Solid phase assay development (ELISA or sensors) Protein immobilization and protein conjugation experience Testing of bread-board and prototype versions of instruments Experience with optical biosensors, thin film interferometery, surface plasmon resonance, or other label free techniques preferred Excellent verbal and written communication skills Working as a member of a diverse team Highly independent and self-driven Ability to work in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment   Interested candidates should submit a complete resume and short cover letter to: careers@nanotechbio.com

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August 31, 2015

Job Title: Director of Technology

Number: 201502 Nanotech Biomachines, Inc. Location: Berkeley, CA Nanotech Biomachines (“Nanotech Bio”) is a San Francisco Bay Area startup developing a breakthrough sensor technology for therapeutic discovery applications. Our core technology combines advances in electronics, chemistry, biochemistry, microfluidics, engineering, and software.   Nanotech Bio is looking for an outstanding individual to lead its Technology team. This position is a unique opportunity to work on a new form of analytical tool to enable desired discovery applications that were previously unachievable. This person will: (1) lead the expansion of the new Sensor Technology Group, (2) direct experiments of strategic value to the company, and (3) work with marketing, business, and product development management to ensure products fit users needs and deliver promised results.   The right candidate must have: (a) A deep and broad expertise across label-free analysis, as well as extremely strong knowledge of binding technologies and their applications to bio-analytical assays in discovery and development operations, (b) Experience with semiconductor electronics and its bio-analytical physics, (c) Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, a burning desire to understand customer needs and mechanisms behind instrument performance, and the ability to communicate results clearly are essential. This position will work closely with team members in chemistry, biochemistry, microfluidics, engineering, and software.   Key Responsibilities Lead a group of scientists and engineers drawn from a variety of backgrounds including biochemistry, chemistry, biology, engineering, electronics, and materials science Optimize current assays and drive the expansion of applications on existing products through new protocols Direct experiments of significant strategic value Work with the marketing and support teams to understand product performance in the field and provide feedback to aid with product development decisions Interface with key external scientists to promote publications and understand new product directions Be accountable for prioritization of group’s activities and resources   Desired Skills and Background PhD in biological field or bioengineering (e.g. biology, biochemistry, chemistry, biophysics, or bioengineering) 5+ years extensive industrial hands-on experience with label-free technologies and discovery assays 5+ years industrial experience leading multidisciplinary groups of scientists and engineers to meet product development milestones and deliverables for bio-analytical and/or diagnostic tool customers Deep and broad knowledge of discovery and binding assays Exceptional analytical ability and facility with electronics hardware An obsession with making sure customers are satisfied and products are a good fit in the market Highly independent and self-driven Ability to work in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment Interested candidates should submit a complete resume and short cover letter to: careers@nanotechbio.com

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