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Nanotechnologies for Space Applications

Second Semester - Spring
  • Objectives of the course:
To know the differences about the macro and nanoscale behavior. To identify the special features of the nanoscale process and mechanisms, in order to design sensors, materials and space life support systems.


  • Description of the course:
  1. Nanotechnology introduction
  2. Molecular level matter behavior
  3. Nanotechnology role in space exploration
  4. Nanotechnologies space applications I: Sensors
  5. Nanotechnologies space applications II: Materials
  6. Nanotechnologies space applications III: Life support systems
  • Number of credits:

5 ECTS – Second semester

  • Faculty in charge:

Ignasi Casanova