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Maryland NanoCenter: Nanoscale Imaging Spectroscopy & Properties Laboratory (AIMLab)

Facility Location

1237 Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building

Brief Mission

The Maryland NanoCenter is the hub of a network of interdisciplinary researchers, faculty, labs, and organizations with the goal of advancing the knowledge and understanding of all things nano.  We strive to deliver high quality tools, advice and service to the entire mid-Atlantic region research community and beyond.

Hours of Operation

7 AM to 5:30 PM; Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays

UMCP users only: 24 hours; 7 days a week, access with staff permission

Services and Technologies Offered

NISPLab is dedicated to the characterization of the structure and composition of a broad spectrum of hard and soft materials and biological systems with nanometer resolution. These capabilities are used for research, and the teaching and training of students. The research performed in the laboratory is focused on the characterization of materials and structures in the areas of biomaterials, multifunctional and smart materials, nanostructured materials, nanodevices and geological materials.

Equipment Available

NanoCenter shared equipment


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Wen-An Chiou, Director
1234 Kim Engineering Building #225,
College Park, Maryland 20742
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 301-405-0541

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