Coordinated Instrumentation Facility (CIF)

The Coordinated Instrumentation Facility (CIF) is a university-wide department operating within the School of Science and Engineering for the management of shared research equipment. The CIF laboratory personnel maintain the equipment and assist researchers with method development and data collection. They also train students and researchers in the use of the shared equipment. By having trained professionals that are responsible for its day-to-day operation, the CIF and end-users are ensured that instrumentation is being well maintained, necessary supplies are on hand, and consistently reliable data are being generated.

CIF General Promo

Mission Statement

The Coordinated Instrumentation Facility will provide easy access to sophisticated research equipment, applications support for research instrumentation, and service support for scientific instruments. These services will be provided to the academic and industrial research communities.

Instrument Access

For general inquiries please contact Dr. Debby Grimm.

To request access to any of our equipment: