Nanotechnology is a field of growing scientific interest and technological importance. The technical minor in nanotechnology provides a core education in materials for nanotechnology, electronic properties of materials, physics of solids, physics and models of electronic devices, and chemical physics and bonding.

Lehigh alumni with a minor in nanotechnology work in the electronics/semiconductor industry, in materials science including textiles, polymers, and packaging, in the auto and aerospace industries, in biotechnology, in forensics, and for the military.

To obtain a minor in nanotechnology, a student must complete at least 15 credit hours.