Materials Science Center

MSC is a resource for instrumentation and expertise to characterize materials and nanostructures. The 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.

Contact Information

Jerry Hunter
Room 272 MS&E Bldg.
1509 University Avenue
Madison, WI   53706
Phone: (608) 263-1073

Diana Rhoads
Room 276 MS&E Bldg.
1509 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53706 
Phone:(608) 263-1795