High tech instruments available for use by researchers from WVU, other higher education institutions, and government and private laboratories. Learn about Deans' InSPIRe, a pilot, seed program for eligible faculty in the About section of our site.See our instrumentation list
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MIna Azizha, Physics graduate student working with Prof. Matt Johnson and Emeritus Prof. Mohindar Seehra and a frequent user in the Materials Characterization Facilities, was named a finalist in the 2019 Intermag-Magnetisim and Magnetic Materials Conference's Magnetism as Art contest in Washington, D.C. Her work, "Magnetic UFO," features spikes of ferrofluid atop a clear watch glass with a strong magnet beneath. See the story online at the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences website.
When inspiration strikes, having access to scientific instrumentation can make the difference in being able to pursue a world-changing idea. Lack of funding should not be a barrier.
Meet with WVU Shared Research Facilities Managers and tour SRF facilities during its Winter Open House, January 25th from 2-5 PM at its locations on the Evansdale and Downtown campuses.
SRF Electron Microscopy Facilities Manager, Dr. Marcela Redigolo, has been named the Chemical Hygiene Officer for Shared Research Facilities. She is responsible for overseeing the annual chemical inventory update across all SRF laboratories on both the downtown and Evansdale campuses.
Qi Zeng, Ph.D. has been appointed as the Manager of the SRF BioNano Research Facilities. Dr. Zeng received her bachelor's degree in chemistry in 2009 from Renmin University of China and her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry in 2015 from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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I am Maria TorresArango, Ph.D. student in Materials Science and Engineering. I am interested in creating solutions for sustainability and smart living. My research focuses on nano materials for energy harvesting and recovery, solar cell devices, and thermo-electric materials. I use non-toxic and water-compatible materials to ensure the highest levels of safety from the laboratory scale, to the processing stage, to the user, to the environment when the device is disposed of or recycled. I consider research to be of paramount importance. In industry or academia, research is that common place where fundamentals meet applications for actual solutions to engineering problems, and I am excited to be part of it.