Notre Dame’s Materials Characterization Facility supports researchers with state-of-the-art instrumentation, capabilities, and consulting services for over a decade

Author: Barbara Villarosa

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The Materials Characterization Facility (MCF) is a core facility at the University of Notre Dame, established in 2010 as an integral part of the Center for Sustainable Energy (ND Energy). The MCF delivers state-of-the-art analytical services, expertise, and instrumentation with unique capabilities to resolve some of the most relevant scientific problems facing researchers today.

We invite you to learn more about the MCF and why researchers view it as an essential and invaluable resource for their research.

Materials Characterization Facility


About ND Energy
ND Energy is a University Center whose mission is to build a better world by creating new energy technologies and systems and educating individuals to help solve the most critical energy challenges facing the world today. For more information, please visit the ND Energy website at or contact Barbara Villarosa, Business and Communications Program Director, at or 574-631-4776.


Originally published by Barbara Villarosa at on January 21, 2022.