Lab Facilities


Our labs are located in the basement of the FXB building, including 3 rooms (B210, B222 and B237) and 1 shared room (B211). Here we have special equipment and facilities for material processing, fabrication, characterization and testing. The following list shows the main equipment that we have in our lab.

Universal Testing Frame (Instron 5982)

Universal Testing Frame

Dynamic Fatigue Testing Frame (Instron E3000)

Dynamic Fatigue Testing Frame

Water Jet (ProtoMAX, OMAX)

Water Jet (ProtoMAX, OMAX)

Hot Press (Carver)

Hot Press



Customized 3D Printer (AGS1500, Aerotech Inc.)

3D printer

Thermal Analyzer (Q600, TA Instruments)

Thermal Analyzer

Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (Q800, TA Instruments)

Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer

Differential Scanning Calorimeter (Q2000, TA Instruments)

Differential Scanning Calorimeter

Fourier-transform Infrared Spectrometer (Nicolet iS50, Thermo Scientific)

Fourier-transform Infrared Spectrometer

Atomic Force Microscope (XE-70, Park System)

Atomic Force Microscope

Direct Metal Laser Sintering 3D Printer (M100, EOS)

Direct Metal Laser Sintering 3D Printer

Shaker (LDS V408, Brüel & Kjaer)


Optical Microscope (AZ100, Nikon)

Optical Microscope

Glove Box (Unilab, MBRAUN)

Glove box

Laser Cutter (Zing 16, Epilog)

Laser Cutter

Freeze Dryer (FreeZone, Labconco)

Freeze Dryer