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UMBC NanoImaging Facility (NIF)

NIF offers the use of the following equipment to members of the UMBC community and to the research community at large for a fee. Users have to read and accept the laboratory policies and complete the registration form for UMBC or external users.  A work order form will need to be completed while using the equipment.  Please be sure to provide chartstring/funding information before your work is complete.  Please see your department’s business manager or principle investigator for valid chartstring information.

User Fees
Laboratory Policies
UMBC – User Registration Form
External User Registration Form
UMBC NIF Work Order Form

Available Equipment:

Nova NanoSEM 450 from FEI
Dimension 3100 AFM
Auxiliary Equipment


NanoImaging Facility Director
Tagide deCarvalho PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Manager of Keith R. Porter Imaging Facility
1000 Hilltop Circle
Biology Building, Room 079
Baltimore, MD 21250
Phone: 410-455-2296