Laboratory for Advanced Materials (LAM)

The Laboratory for Advanced Materials (LAM) is in 8-102. It is a shared facility, designed for flexible use. Some lab subjects meet in the LAM.


  • DSC (TA Instruments)    
  • VSM (Vibrating sample magnetometer, ADE)
  • VCA (Video Contact Angle System)
  • Vickers/Knoop Microhardness Testers (LECO)
  • Hoods for you to set up your experiments


Alan Schwartzman

The Materials Project, an open database of properties allowing researchers to explore and select the right materials for their needs, is the brainchild of Professor Gerd Ceder.