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Laboratories & Users

UMass Lowell's Core Research Facilities offer 100 instruments and services to nearly 470 users, including other universities, government agencies and local companies.

Laboratories & Instruments

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Materials Characterization Lab

The Materials Characterization Laboratory (MCL) is UMass Lowell's central instrumentation facility for the characterization of materials. Learn more.
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Biomolecular Characterization Lab

The Biomolecular Characterization Laboratory (BCL) at UMass Lowell is a centralized location for chemical and biomolecule analysis. Check out our capabilities.
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New England Robotics Validation and Experimentation Center

The New England Robotics Validation and Experimentation (NERVE) Center is a dedicated research, testing, and training facility. See the facilities.
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Nanofabrication Lab

The Nanofabrication Lab Wing of the Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center offers clean-room facilities equipped to handle complex research projects that require micro- and nanoscale fabrication. Explore our equipment.
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Fabric Discovery Center

The UMass Lowell Fabric Discovery Center is dedicated space for design, prototyping, pilot manufacturing and testing of high-tech fabrics, flexible electronics and medical textiles. Learn more about next-gen textiles.
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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Facility

The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy Facility offers two-solution state Bruker NMRs. See the equipment.
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Radiation Laboratory

The Radiation Laboratory provides controlled radiation environments and analytical measurement services and facilities for proton, neutron and gamma environments. Explore the facility.
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Thermal Analysis & Materials Property Lab

Thermal Analysis & Materials Property Lab contains equipment including . A DSC, Q20; TGA, Q50; and a DMA, Q800 along with an ARES rheometer. Learn more.