Contact

Minerals and Materials Building 6th Floor Entrance

ACMAL

Applied Chemical and Morphological Analysis Laboratory
6th Floor, Minerals and Materials Building
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295

Electron Optics, Scanning Probe Microscopy, and Surface Analysis Facilities

Elizabeth Miller

  • Director, Applied Chemical and Morphological Analysis Laboratory (ACMAL)
  • Staff, Materials Science and Engineering

Contact Liz Miller

  • If you are new to ACMAL
  • If you have an issue in the Electron Optics, Scanning Probe Microscopy, or Surface Analysis Facilities
  • If you have a question about tours, outreach, courses, grant-writing, or citations related to ACMAL
  • If you are unsure what instrument to use
  • If you need help identifying a research topic expert
  • If you have ACMAL-related publications, posters, and other outcomes you would like posted

Professional Staff

Erico Freitas

  • Research Scientist, Materials Science and Engineering

Contact Erico T. F. Freitas if you need training and access for the FEI 200kV Titan Themis STEM instrumentation.

Timothy Leftwich

  • Research Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Contact Timothy Leftwich if you need training and access for the Surface Analysis Facility instrumentation.

Student Staff

Aleister Kerr

Aleister Kerr
EOF Lab Assistant
awkerr@mtu.edu

 

Josh King
EOF Lab Assistant
jorking@mtu.edu

 

Keith Pickelmann
EOF Lab Assistant
krpickel@mtu.edu

Contact the EOF student staff if you are already authorized and need:

  • Basic technical assistance
  • Sample preparation
  • Coating

X-Ray Facility Manager

Edward Laitila

  • Senior Research Engineer/Scientist II
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Contact Ed Laitila if you need training and access for the X-Ray Facility.

Confocal Imaging Facility Managers

Marina Tanasova

  • Associate Professor, Chemistry
  • Graduate Program Director

Contact Marina Tanasova if you need training and access to the Cell Culture Lab and Attune NxT Flow Cytometer.

Contact Marina if you need a storage place for gloves, lab-coats, and other supplies or have general questions about the Confocal Imaging Facility.

Jerry Lutz

Jerry Lutz

  • Assistant Research Engineer / Scientist

Contact Jerry Lutz if you need training and access to the Olympus FluoView FV1000 Confocal Microscope.

Statistical Consulting Service

The Center for Applied Mathematics and Statistics (CAMS) is pleased to announce a free statistical consulting service provided to the MTU research community. The purpose of this service is to foster collaborations between members of CAMS and researchers from other centers, departments and colleges at MTU.

  • Help with experimental design (including power analysis and sample size determination).
  • Help with data analysis with appropriate and clean data sets.
  • Provide guidance and suggest statistical methods for data analysis and visualization.
  • Provide guidance on appropriate statistical language for manuscripts.