The Materials Science Center (MSC):
  • Provides state-of-the-art instrumentation, support facilities, and expert technical assistance for research and education in materials.

  • Serves materials science research needs of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the state of Wisconsin, and the nation.

Faculty and staff with diverse expertise use the center and are available to help solve materials-related problems.

The MSC serves a wide audience representing over 40 departments and 5 colleges at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The MSC is also affiliated with the Soft Materials Laboratory, which specializes in polymer synthesis and characterization of physical and mechanical properties of polymers and other materials.
Upcoming Events

Facilities Day: Shared Instrument Facilities Open House

Thursday, Jan. 28th 9:00 - 4:00

Students and Post-docs! We would like to invite you to present a poster at the 2016 Facilities Days Open House. This poster should describe research that was done using instrumentation from one of the campus core facilities (MSC, SML, WCAM, or any other campus user facility), any special features on that instrument you used, etc. No specific poster format required...feel free to use a previously presented poster. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 posters!

Click here for more information and to register.