The Sydney Nanoscience Hub is the flagship building of the University of Sydney Nano Institute. The $150m world-class research facility includes some of the best controlled research environments in the world to pursue and harness knowledge at the nanoscale.
ASC members are invited for a 45-minute tour of the building and its facilities, meeting some of the researchers (depending on availability) working on diverse topics. These include DNA origami and nanorobotic systems for surgery, quantum computing research, investigation of nanomaterials to extract water from the atmosphere, nanoscale-designed batteries to safely store solar energy, investigation into organic solar cells, biomedical engineering of human skeletal regrowth.
The building is home to the Sydney Microsoft Quantum Laboratory, the Sydney Quantum Control Laboratory, the University’s nanophotonic laboratories and is the HQ of Q-CTRL, Australia’s first venture-capital backed quantum technology company. The Microsoft Quantum Laboratory represents the largest single investment in quantum technology in Australia. The tour will include a look at world-class cleanrooms and nanoscale semiconductor foundry and the new transmission electron microscope with resolution of less than 0.06 nanometres, the best in the country.
The tour will be hosted by Marcus Strom and will feature Professor David Reilly from the Microsoft Quantum Lab.
Numbers are limited to 15 per group.
1) 12min walk from Redfern Train Station
2) From Powerhouse Museum – 10min walk and 10min bus ride
3) 10min Taxi ride