Welcome to nano@UMBC. This site is your portal to all things nano at UMBC. It highlights many of the cutting-edge research groups at UMBC with a focus on translational nanoscience. The research spans several disciplines and departments and represented the multidisciplinary research occurring on our campus. Current research efforts focus on, for example, the development of novel biosensor receptors for prolonged physiological sensing and pre-symptomatic disease diagnosis, the development of biocompatible nano-biomaterials for implantable medical devices, and the development of novel nanoparticle based theranostics to name a few. Stick around and explore the exciting research opportunities happening on campus. Meet the talented students and faculty that are performing this research or learn about the world class facilities on our campus.