The Sci|Art NanoLab is a highly competitive, 2-week summer program for high school juniors and seniors interested in collaborating with diverse and notable minds to challenge traditional, polarized perspectives of the arts and sciences.

This joint venture, between the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) and Department of Design | Media Arts and sponsored by the Art|Sci Center brings together two of the most competitive majors at UCLA. The Sci|Art NanoLab challenges the next generation to Imagine the Impossible!

2014 THEME: Sound & Vibration
DESIGN INSPIRATION: Cymatics, the study of visible sound—a subset of modal phenomena.


2017 THEME: A Decade of Intersections × Imagine the Impossible


2016 THEME: Networks


2015 THEME: Water
DESIGN INSPIRATION: H2O molecular structure / hydrogen bonds / hydraulic waveforms

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