DMSE's laboratory facilities include spaces and equipment for teaching, research, experimentation, and manufacturing. (Members of the DMSE community can view a list of available equipment, Touchstone protected.) 

Shared Experimental Facilities

  • Lab for Engineering Materials (LEM)
  • Lab for Advanced Materials (LAM)
  • NanoMechanical Technology (NanoLab)
  • Metallography Laboratory
  • Furnaces and Presses
  • Tensile Testing
  • SEM
  • Thin-Film Laboratory

Teaching Facilities

  • Undergraduate Teaching Lab
  • Metals Lab, including the Forge and Foundry
  • Glass Lab

Consult the links on the sidebar for information about equipment, use, scheduling, and associated costs.

Other Available Facilities

DMSE researchers make extensive use of MIT's NSF-supported Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC), which has state-of-the-art Shared Experimental Facilities for Analysis, X-ray Diffraction, Electron Microscopy, and Crystal Growth. Other facilities are available through the Edgerton Center, the Hobby Shop. Professional machining and fabrication services are available at the Central Machine Shop.

Members of the MIT community can use Mobius to locate and learn about shared facilities across campus.