Overview

The Materials Science Center (MSC):
  • Provides state-of-the-art instrumentation, support facilities, and expert technical assistance for research and education in materials.

  • Serves materials science research needs of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the state of Wisconsin, and the nation.

Faculty and staff with diverse expertise use the center and are available to help solve materials-related problems.

The MSC serves a wide audience representing over 40 departments and 5 colleges at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The MSC is also affiliated with the Soft Materials Laboratory, which specializes in polymer synthesis and characterization of physical and mechanical properties of polymers and other materials.
Upcoming Events

1. 2015 Image J User and Development Conference
Thursday September 3 - Friday September 4
H.F. DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
 

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The 2015 ImageJ User and Developer Conference hosted by LOCI at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery complements the EU meetings in Luxembourg and will offer workshops to improve software knowledge and usage covering both beginner/user and advanced/developer topics.

The conference will provide a community forum for ImageJ development over the past three years and will also feature shorter presentations highlighting case studies, plugins, and solutions to common problems.


2. 2015 Hans Ris Memorial Lecture with Kent McDonald, Electron Microscope Lab, UC Berkely

October 1, 2015: 2-3 pm, 1211 HF DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Building

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