MaCS Seed Grant

Designed to boost opportunities for students, faculty and staff scientists in the CAES community to conduct research in the Microscopy and Characterization Suite (MaCS). The program covers the costs of instrument time and MaCS staff time. The goal is to seed opportunities that advance the vision and mission of CAES, promoting research in all science fields and increasing the MaCS user base. MaCS is a state-of-the-art materials characterization laboratory that boasts a range of technologically advanced equipment, including a scanning transmission electron microscope and Local Electron Atom Probe, that provides cross-cutting capabilities in support of the CAES mission in a number of areas.