In the News

Revolutionizing nanoscience with nanoHUB.

Mar
5
2014

In the last 12 months more than 13,000 people have run simulations and 309,000 have made use of tutorials, lectures, or seminars at nanoHUB.org, a science and engineering gateway made up of community-contributed resources. The gateway is geared toward educational applications, professional networking, and interactive simulation tools for nanotechnology read more...


Around the Web

Prof Klimeck recognized by Purdue Research Foundation for an awarded patent.

Nov
20
2013

Purdue Research Foundation hosted its ninth annual Inventors Recognition Reception Wednesday (Nov. 20) to recognize 54 Purdue University faculty and staff whose discoveries were patented during the 2012-2013 fiscal year. read more...


A Nature Nanotechnology article on nanoHUB titled "Learning and research in the cloud".

Nov
7
2013

A Nature Nanotechnology article titled "Learning and research in the cloud" claims that "nanoHUB ... is redefining research and education in nanoscience and engineering." read the article...


Nano is now

Oct
16
2013

Soon our devices will depend on transistors that are a few atoms wide. A tool developed by the Nanoelectronic Modeling Group will help design them. read more...


Prof. Klimeck named Reilly Director of the Center for Predictive Materials and Devices and Network for Computational Nanotechnology.

Oct
14
2013

The devices and technologies of the future will only be as good as the materials used to make them - and that's part of the problem. A new Purdue University research center hopes it can be a leader in finding solutions. read more...


Mehdi Salmani Jelodar wins "Best Session Award" at TECHCON2013, Sep 2013, Austin, TX.

Sept
12
2013

Mehdi Salmani Jelodar wins "Best Session Award" at TECHCON2013,Sep 2013, Austin, TX. for his paper entitled: " On the Scaling Issues and Solutions for Double Gate MOSFETs at the end of ITRS Roadmap", co-authored by SG Kim, K. Ng and G. Klimeck. read more...


NSF Award Highlights: Innovation Zips into Classrooms via nanoHUB

July
31
2013

The Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN) provides a wealth of software and virtual tools for nanotechnology research and learning through nanoHUB.org. read more...


NSF Award Highlights: Wide Reach for Internet-based Nanotools

July
31
2013

Using automated instrumentation as well as advanced Web analytics, nanoHUB.org has identified over 760 classes with 14,500 students at 185 institutions that use its research tools. read more...


NSF Award Highlights: Modeling Nanoelectronic Devices

July
31
2013

Nanoelectronic devices are based on structures whose material properties vary on an atomic scale. Modeling these devices presents a challenge because standard simulation tools for electronic devices do not incorporate physical effects that occur at such a small scale. read more...


Professor Klimeck writes for the Journal & Courier:"Guest column: What a supercomputer at Purdue means to you"

June
28
2013

Very few people pay attention to the international rankings of supercomputers, or care or understand what these powerful machines are for, read more....

Around the Web

$14.5M to take nanoHUB to the 'next level'

Feb
6
2013

According to the Feb. 5, 2013 news item on Nanotechnology Now, nanoHUB , online science and engineering gateway based at Purdue University, Indiana, is going to be receiving a $14.5M five year grant from the US National Science Foundation (NSF), read more...


Purdue researchers win $14.5 million NSF grant to take nanoHUB.org to next level

Feb
5
2013

Purdue University researchers have received a five-year $14.5 million National Science Foundation grant to expand its widely used nanoHUB.org online science and engineering gateway read more...


nanoHUB is listed as "Best of the web" in "Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News"

Jan
15
2013

nanoHUB is listed as "Best of the web" in GEN (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News) Biotechnology from bench to business. read more...


Purdue work ranked #29 on Discover Magazine's top 100 discoveries for 2012

Jan
10
2013

The Single Atom transistor Is ranked #29 on Discover Magazine's top 100 discoveries for 2012. read more...


Professor Gerhard Klimeck delivers Plenary Keynote at University of Michigan's CI Days Conference

Nov
30
2012

Professor Gerhard Klimeck delivered the Plenary Keynote at the University of Michigan's CI Days conference on Nov. 30th. The title of the presentation was "nanoHUB.org powered by HUBzero® – A Platform for Collaborative Research and Dissemination with Quantifiable Impact on Research and Education.", read more.

Professor Klimeck gives invited Keynote address to eScience conference

Oct
8
2012

Mythbusting Knowledge Transfer with nanoHUB.org: A software as a service cloud focused on end-to-end application users, application developers, and 24/7 service, read more.

Purdue Nanoelectronic Modeling students win 2nd prize in student poster competition

Aug
20
2012

Purdue Nanoelectronic Modeling students win 2nd prize in student poster competition at the Nanoelectronic Research Initiative (NRI) review of the MIND center (Midwest Institute for Nanoelectronics Discovery) at Notre Dame on Aug. 15, 2012. read more...


  • The authors are: Z. Jiang, Yu He, K. Miao, Y. Tan, M. Povolotskyi, T. Kubis, G. Klimeck
  • Title of the poster: Quantum transport in tunneling field effect transistors
  • There were 30 posters in the competition. The students have been using the NEMO5 tool to generate the results.

ECE Nanoelectronic Modeling (NEMO) students win 3 out of 6 Best Student Paper awards at IWCE

Jun
16
2012

ECE Nanoelectronic Modeling (NEMO) students win 3 out of 6 Best Student Paper awards at IWCE (International Workshop for Computational Electronics) in Madison.



  • Matthias Yui-Hong Tan wins 1 of 3 Best paper wards with his paper entitled: "Full-band Study of Ultra-thin Si:P Nanowires" co-authored by Hoon Ryu, Sunhee Lee, Bent Weber, Suddhasatta Mahapatra, Michelle Y. Simmons,, L. C. L. Holleberg, and Gerhard Klimeck
  • Yaohua P. Tan wins one out of 3 honorable mention with his paper "Generation of Empirical Tight Binding Parameters from ab-initio simulations" co-authored by Michael Povolotskyi, Tillmann Kubis, Timothy B. Boykin, and Gerhard Klimeck
  • Parijat Sengupta wins one of 3 honorable mention with his paper "Full band electron band structure calculation with empirical tight binding for topological insulators and broken gap devices" coauthored by Tillmann Kubis, Michael Povolotskyi, and Gerhard Klimeck

NEMO work highlighted on Purdue Home Page

Jun
16
2012

The work on the single atom transistor "One and done: Single-atom transistor is end of Moore's Law; may be beginning of quantum computing" showed up on the Purdue Home Page.
Read More     

Gerhard Klimeck interview on nanoHUB/HUBzero posted on Research Computing and Engineering (RCE) podcast

Jun
15
2012

Dr. Gerhard Klimeck, Director of the Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN), speaks with Brock Palen and Jeff Squyres about HUBzero and its implementation in nanoHUB.org..

Download podcast     

Professor Gerhard Klimeck and others represent Purdue efforts on the national Materials Genome Initiative at White House event and subsequent NIST workshop

May
14
2012

Professor Gerhard Klimeck and other professors represented Purdue's efforts on the national Materials Genome Initiative on May 14th at a White House event and subsequent NIST workshop.

Read More     

Multi-million-atom simulations and polarisation enable QD metrology

Apr
3
2012

Researchers have used a simulation of indium arsenide quantum dots, comprised an indium-rich central core surrounded by an indium-poor region. This model enables accurate reproduction of experimentally measured optical spectra

Read More      Related Article     

Zhengping Jiang wins prestigious IBM PhD Fellowship

Mar
5
2012

IBM awarded Zhengping Jiang a very competitive Fellowship for the academic year 2012/13. Zhengping works in the Nanoelectronic Modeling group of Prof. Klimeck. For his PhD he pursues the understanding electronic structure and electron flow in nanoelectronic devices that are described in an atomistic approach. He has been using NEMO3D and NEMO5 for his research extensively and plans to use these tools in joint research with IBM and his upcoming internship at IBM.

Read More     

Single Atom Transistor Modeled at Klimeck Research Group and Built in Australia

Feb
19
2012

Atomistic device modeling developed in the NEMO research group at Purdue enabled the experimental research group around Michelle Simmons in Australia to prove that indeed they have built a single atom transistor. around the web.

Press release      Read more      Around the Web

Nanotech and supercomputing team for advanced transistors

Jan
30
2012

Intel released a novel transistor last year, the Tri-Gate, which replaced a two-dimensional flat planar gate with a 3-D silicon fin. This latest advance was made possible, in part, by the Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN)

Read More     

Klimeck research group collaborates with experimental group in Australia to create the smallest silicon nanowire

Jan
05
2012

Klimeck research group collaborates with experimental group in Australia to create the smallest silicon nanowire. The silicon wire is 1 atom tall and 4 atoms wide and is as conductive as a metal. The Science article is covered in over 1,000 web pages around the web.

Press release      Read more      Around the Web

SungGeun Kim has won the Best Student Poster Award at the IEEE ISDRS conference

Dec
08
2011

Graduate Student SungGeun Kim has won the Best Student Poster Award at the IEEE ISDRS conference. The title of the paper is "Effects of Interface Roughness Scattering on RF Performance of Nanowire Transistors". The co-authors of the work are Saumitra R. Mehrotra, Mathieu Luisier, Timothy B. Boykin, and Professor Gerhard Klimeck.

Read more

Professor Gerhard Klimeck delivers Plenary Keynote at University of Michigan's CI Days Conference

Nov
28
2011

Professor Gerhard Klimeck delivered the Plenary Keynote at the University of Michigan's CI Days conference on Nov. 30th. The title of the presentation was "nanoHUB.org powered by HUBzero® – A Platform for Collaborative Research and Dissemination with Quantifiable Impact on Research and Education."

Read more Conference Agenda

Professor Gerhard Klimeck elected Fellow of American Physical Society

Nov
28
2011

Professor Gerhard Klimeck was elected Fellow of the American Physical Society with the citation: "For the development, application, and dissemination of atomistic quantum simulation tools for nanoelectronic devices."

Read more

Gerhard Klimeck wins Gordon Bell Prize

Nov
11
2011

Professor Gerhard Klimeck wins Gordon Bell Prize for Atomistic nanoelectronics device engineering with sustained performance up to 1.44 Pflops

Read more

Seung Hyun Park wins a best poster award at the IEEE NMDC conference on Jeju Isand, Korea

Oct
20
2011

The title of the poster is "Contact Modeling and Analysis of InAs HEMT Transistors". Co-authors and award winners are Hong-Hyun Park, Mehdi Salmani-Jelodar, Sebastian Steiger, Michael Povolotsky, Tillmann Kubis, and Gerhard Klimeck. There were 12 awards out of about 170 posters.

Read more

Professor Gerhard Klimeck and nanoHub are on the cover of EEWeb Pulse

Oct
19
2011

EEWeb is a premier electrical engineering community for hardware designers

Read more PDF


Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Publication

Sep
9
2011

"Strain effects on the phonon thermal properties of ultra-scaled Si nanowires" has been selected for the September 12, 2011 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology

Read more

Supercomputers model real-world quantum dot devices 'atom-by-atom'

Aug
12
2011

NEMO 3D results for quantum dots are highlighted in this article appearing on nanotechweb.org

Read more

Tunneling Transistors

Jul
6
2011

Quantum effects in "III-V" materials allow for faster, lower-energy nanotransistors

Read more

Professor Gerhard Klimeck is Featured Engineer on EEWeb

Jun
13
2011

EEWeb is a premier electrical engineering community for hardware designers.

Read more


Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology Publication

Mar
4
2011

"Tuning lattice thermal conductance by porosity control in ultrascaled Si and Ge nanowires," has been selected for the March 7, 2011 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology

Read more

Klimeck and McKinnis participate at White House NDEMC ceremony

Mar
2
2011

Gerhard Klimeck, director of the Network for Computational Nanotechnology and professor of electrical and computer engineering, and David McKinnis, director of the Technical Assistance Program and associate vice provost for engagement, participated in the March 2, 2011 White House signing ceremony marking the inception of the National Digital Engineering and Manufacturing Consortium (NDEMC).

Read More     

Good OMENs

Jul
22
2010

Purdue researchers match experimental results with simulations of nanoscale transistors using Ranger

Read more

NanoHub.org tops 100,000 users

Apr
23
2010

www.nanohub.org, an initiative of the Network for Computational Nanotechnology whose director is Gerhard Klimeck, now has over 100,000 users a year.

Read full article (PDF)

OMEN scaling to 222,720 cores

Nov
15
2009

OMEN, the Klimeck group's state-of-the-art NEGF solver developed by Dr. Mathieu Luisier, exhibits excellent scaling up to 222,720 cores. The latest simulations were run on the world's largest supercomputer, Jaguar, located in Oak Ridge TN.

Read more

Coates is up and running

Jul
20
2009

A freshly installed supercomputer at Purdue, names Coates, now tops the Big Ten's list of largest computers.

Read full article (PDF)

Klimeck becomes director of NCN

May
15
2009

Dr. Gerhard Klimeck was appointed director of the Network of Computational Nanotechnology (NCN). He succeeds Prof. Mark Lundstrom, who becomes Chairman of the NCN Executive Committee.

Go to NCN website...

TeraGrid and NanoHub featured on Christian Science Monitor

Oct
08
2008

The popular magazine Christian Science Monitor reports on worldwide computer grid, amongst which TeraGrid takes the leading position in the US. Gerhard Klimeck explains about NanoHub as a front-end application for researchers.

Read full article (PDF)

Klimeck group simulates quantum-dot molecule on atomic scale

Jun
26
2008

In a Nature Physics article, a collaboration between the Klimeck group and TU Delft reveals how a new, hybrid molecule could enable quantum computing.

Continue reading...

Purdue researchers help TU Delft in understanding FinFET structures

Jun
16
2008

The Klimeck group simulates the central part of a FinFET grown by TU Delft researchers, containing millions of atoms.

Read full article (PDF)

New supercomputer installed

May
1
2008

Purdue university installs a new supercomputer, named Steele, which becomes the Big Ten's largest computer so far.

Read full article (PDF)

Big Machines Model Small Wonders

Mar
10
2008

Gerhard Klimek is featured in the National Center of Computational Sciences Snapshot.

Read article (PDF)