The Laboratory for Dynamics and Control of Nanosystems (LDCN) is a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art research facility dedicated to the advancement of nanotechnology through innovations in systems theory and control engineering. The main goal of research in the laboratory is to develop methodologies, technologies, and the necessary instrumentation for fast and accurate interrogation and manipulation of matter at the nanoscale. LDCN's multidisciplinary research team pursues a dynamic and active research program that maintains a solid systems and control focus on a variety of emerging applications in nanotechnology.


Department of Systems Engineering
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080, USA

Ph: +1 972 883 4158
Email: Reza.Moheimani@utdallas.edu

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Workshop on Atomically Precise Fabrication of Solid-State Quantum Devices

LDCN is set to host the Workshop on Atomically Precise Fabrication of Solid-State Quantum Devices on March 13-14, 2023. The workshop will take place at the University of Texas at Dallas. To register for the workshop and see the full list of speakers, see the website: https://engineering.utdallas.edu/quantum-workshop-2023/.

Recent News


Afshin Alipour Defended Successfully
January 6, 2023
Afshin Alipour successfully defended his dissertation in December and graduated with a PhD in Mechanical engineering.
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Reza Moheimani Receives IFAC and ASME Awards
January 6, 2023
Reza Moheimani received the 2023 IFAC Industrial Achievement Award and the 2022 ASME Nyquist Lecture Award. https://news.utdallas.edu/campus-community/accolades-nov-2-2022/
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Hamed Alemansour Defended Successfully
October 14, 2022
Congratulations to Hamed Alemansour who, in September, successfully defended his dissertation titled "Development of Probe-based Devices and Methods for Applications in Micro/Nano Characterization and Fabrication". Hamed
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Nastaran Nikooienejad to join ASML
August 15, 2022
Congratulations to Dr. Nastaran Nikooienejad who will be joining ASML in September. We wish her much success for the future.
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Reza Moheimani is elected a Fellow of ASME
February 9, 2022
Reza Moheimani is elected a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for "Outstanding Contributions to Control of High-Precision Mechatronic Systems."
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Recent Publications

A. Alipour; E. Fowler; S. O. R. Moheimani; J. H. G. Owen; J. N. Randall

Atomic-resolution lithography with an on-chip scanning tunneling microscope Journal Article

In: Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B , vol. 40, pp. 030603 (5pp), 2022.

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N. Nikooienejad; S. O. R. Moheimani

Convex Synthesis of SNI Controllers Based on Frequency-Domain Data: MEMS Nanopositioner Example Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 30, no. 2 , pp. 767-778, 2022.

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A. Alipour; S. O. R. Moheimani; J. H. G. Owen; E. Fuchs; J. N. Randall

Atomic precision imaging with an on-chip STM integrated into a commercial UHV STM system Journal Article

In: Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B , vol. 39, no. 4, 2021.

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H. Alemansour; S. O. R. Moheimani; J. H. G. Owen; J. N. Randall; E. Fuchs

An ultra-fast method for scanning tunneling spectroscopy Journal Article

In: Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B , vol. 39, no. 4, 2021.

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M. Mahdavi; H. M. Nasrabadi; M. Soleymaniha; S. O. R. Moheimani

Modal Actuation and Sensing with an Active AFM Cantilever Journal Article

In: IEEE Sensors Journal, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 8950–8959, 2021.

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