Michigan Technological University is well on its way to getting a $1.7 million, state-of-the-science transmission electron microscope (TEM), thanks to the National Science Foundation and a team of dedicated researchers led by Reza Shahbazian-Yassar. Shahbazian-Yassar is the Richard and Elizabeth Henes Endowed Professor in Nanotechnology in the ME-EM department. Co-principal investigators on the project are […]
The Vice President for Research Office has deemed the Applied Chemical and Morphological Analysis Laboratory (ACMAL) a Core Facility. This is an exciting development that will make new funding opportunities available to officially recognized Core Facilities. The Core Facility initiative is a change in direction for us to make expensive equipment repairs, purchase small equipment […]
Jessica Walitalo is the new lab assistant in the Electron Optics Facility, working under Owen Mills. My name is Jessica Walitalo I am currently an undergraduate student in Michigan Tech’s biomedical engineering program. I grew up nearby in L’Anse and am currently still living there while I attend school. I graduated from L’Anse High School […]
ACMAL now has a facility page for the newly acquired JEOL JEM-2010 TEM. The page provides specifications, a calendar link, and related resources for the instrument. There is no Electron Microscopy training module available for this instrument yet, but an external sample preparation guide is available from the CNRS (The National Centre for Scientific Research). […]
Jackson Blended Learning Winners In early November, the William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning invited faculty to submit proposals to support blended learning course innovations. Proposals were accepted at three levels ($1,000, $5,000 and $10,000), and a total of $50,000 was originally planned to be awarded during this cycle. The ACMAL team in […]
C2E2 Endowed Equipment Awards Announced Vice President for Research David Reed has announced the following Century II Campaign Endowed Equipment Fund (C2E2) awards at the recommendation of the C2E2 Committee. In ACMAL, Owen Mills was awarded $3,000 for a Backscattered Electron Detector. Read more at Tech Today.
EOF staff member Felicia Nip will be giving the student address for midyear commencement on December 14, 2013! After graduation, Felicia will work full time for Michigan Tech in SE Michigan as a regional advisor. In fall of 2014 she begins training in medical school. Congratulations to Felicia and all graduating students! Tech confers more […]
The Electron Optics Facility is pleased to announce the arrival of a new instrument: the JEOL JEM 2010 Transmission Electron Microscope. It is being installed now. The current TEM (JEOL JEM-4000FX) is still operational.