Student analyzing red light in a dark blue room


Surface Science Lab

  • Ultra-High Vacuum system with deposition and in situ characterization abilities
  • Tube Furnace
  • Park Atomic Force Microscope (on a vibration isolation slab)
    • Various speed modes and cantilevers
    • Thermal and Conductive AFM Heads

Magnetism Lab

  • Wet chemistry synthesis set-up
  • Electrochemical synthesis set-up
  • Quantum Design Physical Property Measurement System with 9 T magnet
  • Analog Magneto Optic Kerr Effect (MOKE) measurement set-up

Astrophysics Computing Lab

  • 2 iMac computers
  • iMac Pro
  • Mac Pro

Machine Shop

  • lathe
  • milling machine
  • band saw
  • drill press


  • 24-foot dome with an upgraded digital projector


  • Collection of Dobsonians used for astronomy labs, and a permanently mounted Meade 10-inch reflector in a roll-off shed, used for undergraduate research and public outreach.