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Programs and Projects
Our goal is to develop reliable tools and standards for measuring the properties of cells, biomaterials, scaffolds and tissue-engineered … more
Optical Characterization of Advanced Thin Films
A wide range of technologies are impacted by the performance of thin (<100 nm) layers of advanced materials. This is particularly true in the … more
Fluid Suspensions & Emulsions
We are trying to help take colloidal rheology understanding beyond uniformly charged spheres to particles with more complex interactions, through … more
Personal Body Armor
Our goal is to prevent the catastrophic failure of ballistic body armor by developing measurements and predictive models to test and determine the … more
Dimensional Metrology for Nanofabrication
Our goal is to develop measurements that quantify the shape, size, orientation, and fidelity of nanoscale patterns as a platform to quantitatively … more
Nanotube metrology improvement is a significant effort in the Particles, Tubes and Colloids project dedicated to improving the measurement methods … more
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