NanoArtography Competition


Welcome to the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute NanoArtography Competition!

Present your research through an artistic image!


For further information, email Dr. Babak Anasori (competition chair) at

Quick Find Information:
Important Dates

Contest images, voting, and awards are announced on the NanoArtography Competition Facebook page.

2017 NanoArtography Competition Coming Soon!


2016 Competition Winners!

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The winners will be awarded cash prizes in U.S. dollars. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place awards and one People’s Choice award:
1st Place: $700
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $100
People’s Choice: $500
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place will be awarded based on Judge’s choice. People’s Choice will be selected as the image with the highest number of Likes on the competition Facebook page.

Important Dates

2017 Deadline: Will be announced soon
2016 Results:

Thank you to all who have submitted! We appreciate the artwork we have received from all over the world! 

People’s Choice selection: Entries will be posted on NanoArtography Facebook page for public voting. We will announce the images soon. Please continue to check our Facebook page for updates!

Contest winners were announced on November 14th, 2016 and were also featured on the A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute 2017 calendar.


This competition is open to all students and researchers (domestic and international) creating artistic scientific images in  the materials science and engineering and related fields.
  • Any kind of B&W or colorized microscopy images, computational simulations, or combination of both, etc.
  • No more than three entries are allowed per individual or team.
  • The submitting individual should also fill out and sign the image permission file and submit it with each entry.


If you are ready to submit, please go to



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