Center for Microscopic Imaging and Analysis

Instrument Access and User Training

Faculty and Staff

Training required for independent usage by Faculty and Staff:

  • Attended SEM/EDS Manufacturers Training + 7 hours
  • In-house training for SEM/EDS + 15 hours
  • AFM training (on a case by case basis)

Students

SEM

Training Levels Student Type (Description) Level of Supervision
A
  • Graduate student research assistant/thesis work
  • Extended project (senior thesis
Unsupervised
B
  • Undergraduate research student working with faculty on short project
  • Graduate student working on short project
Trained faculty/staff or Level A student
C
  • Class project (Semester long)
Trained faculty/staff or Level A student

Student Training Requirements

Level A: (training for students requiring unsupervised usage)

  • Attended SEM/EDS Manufacturers Training + 7 hours supervised usage
  • In-house training for SEM/EDS + 15 hours supervised usage
  • AFM training (on a case by case basis)