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At The University and beyond...

Across UVA Grounds, throughout the Commonwealth and beyond, nanoSTAR strives to provide a collaborative platform for nanoscale research and commercialization of products, to provide excellence in teaching and to provide outreach that promotes science, education and collaboration. 

Our mission is to make The University the premier destination for students to pursue education in nano science and medicine and for people and organizations seeking nanoscale technologies to gain access to intellectual and material resources in order to advance science and technology. We collaborate with businesses and other universities to leverage resources and expertise. These partnerships enable the acceleration of research discoveries through technology transfer and commercialization.

Our Faculty

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Phone: ​434-924-1038

Baoxing Xu

Associate Professor

Research Areas
  • Engineering mechanics; Nanomanufacturing for wearable electronics; Engineering design for biomedical devices; Soft-hard integration mechanics; Thermal transport of mechanically deformed materials
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Phone: ​434-924-0020

Richard J. Price

Lawrence R. Quarles Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Professor, Radiology & Medical Imaging, Co-Director of the UVA Focused Ultrasound Cancer Immunotherapy Center

Research Areas
  • Drug and Gene Delivery
  • Medical and Molecular Imaging
  • Biomechanics and Mechanobiology
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Phone: ​434-924-6783

N. Scott Barker

Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Fellow, IEEE, Chair, IEEE MTT-S Publications Committee, Co-Founder and CEO, Dominion MicroProbes Inc.

Research Areas
  • Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Electronics
  • Radio-Frequency Microelectromechanical Systems (RF-MEMS)
  • Wireless and Optical Communication Systems
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