R2R Nano is an initiative of the MassNanoTech Institute at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

University of Massachusetts Amherst
374 Lederle Graduate Research Tower
710 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9305 USA
(413) 545-2774
Fax (413) 577-0165

The MassNanoTech office is located on the north end of the UMass campus, near the corner of North Pleasant St. and Eastman Lane.
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Parking is available at the Campus Center Parking Structure or in the metered lot on the northeast corner of N. Pleasant St. and Eastman Lane.

Senior Researchers

James Watkins (Director)
Professor, Dept. of Polymer Science and Engineering
A616 Conte Polymer Research Center
(413) 545-2569
Macromolecular templates for functional device structures; materials synthesis and processing in supercritical fluids; phase behavior and transport in multi-component polymer systems; scalable fabrication of nanostructure materials
Kenneth Carter
Associate Professor, Dept. of Polymer Science and Engineering
A416 Conte Polymer Research Center
(413) 577-1416
Materials and processes for high resolution nanopatterning; synthesis and design of electroactive (OLED and bistable) polymers; controlled surface functionalization of nanopatterned polymer surfaces, bioactive surfaces and sensors; R2R processes with NIL
Jonathan Rothstein
Associate Professor, Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
16 Gunness Laboratory
(413) 577-0110
Dynamics of complex fluids; laminar and turbulent drag reduction; development and utilization of superhydrophobic surfaces; shear and extensional rheology of complex fluids; non-Newtonian fluid dynamics; microfluidics; nanotechnology; non-isothermal flows; hydrodynamic stability; polymer processing.


Jeffrey Morse
Managing Director, National Nanomanufacturing Network
316A Lederle Graduate Research Tower
(413) 545-5264
YuYing Tang
Director, Roll to Roll Processing Lab
Jacob John
Senior Research Scientist
Manager, UMass Nanoimprint Lithgraphy Laboratory