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Latest Online Courses

Thermal Resistance in Electronic Device  (nanoHUB-U's first short-short course) Coming May 2016
Eric Pop, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
Mark Lundstrom, Don and Carol Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University


Welcome to nanoHUB-U

Transcending disciplines with short courses accessible to students in any branch of science or engineering.

Cutting-edge topics distilled into short lectures with quizzes, homework, and practice exams.

Self-paced courses

  • Learn at your own pace.

Instructor-led short courses

Coming Soon:

  • Nanophotonic Modeling (edX), October 2016, Sign up for this new free course!
  • BioDesign: Cellular Design Principles (edX), February 2017

Full semester courses in nanoHUB-U format

  • Learn about the fundamentals of nanoelectronics, solid state devices, and quantum transport in full semester courses in the nanoHUB-U format.


  • Use nanoHUB-U on your campus


  • nanoHUB-U currently offers certificates only for instructor-led courses offered through edX.

Q & A Forums

Faculty-curated Q & A pages for specific topics.

Visit a particular forum to get answers or to submit a question.

Transport Fundamentals - Bottom-Up Approach

Transport Fundamentals - Ballistic Conductance and Conductivity

Transport Fundamentals - NEGF


Lessons from Nanoscience

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nanoHUB-U courses

edX Courses

  • Nanophotonic Modeling (edX) COMING SOON, October 2016, Sign up now!
    Peter Bermel, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
  • BioDesign:  Cellular Design Principles (edX), February 2017
    Jenna Rickus, Professor of Biological Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
  • Muhammad Ashraful Alam, Jai N. Gupta Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University
  • Pedro Irazoqui, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Associate Head of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University

Self-Paced Courses

check out the courses page to see all nanoHUB-U offerings