Office of Research

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NESAC/BIO's mission is to develop and apply new surface analysis technologies for biomedical research. Our surface analysis expertise combined with state-of-the-art instrumentation and data analysis methods allows us to expand the frontiers of biomedical surface analysis.

Core Services Offered

Core projects fall within the categories of: Standards and model systems, Surface chemical state imaging, Instrument and technique development

Funding Information:

National Institute of Health, Division of Research Resources 1983-2004.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering 2004-2014.

Reporting Structure:

Paul Yager, Chair, Department of Bioengineering, and Daniel T. Schwartz, Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering

Related UW Entities:

College of the Environment, School of Oceanography,
College of Arts & Science, Department of Geology, Department of Chemistry,
School of Medicine

External Partners:

University of California Berkeley
Portland State
University of New Mexico
University of Utah
University of Pittsburg
University of Arizona
University of Heidelberg
University of Paris
University of Nottingham
University Libre de Bruxelles
University of S Australia
University of Florence
ETH Zuri

Center Details

Director: Castner, David
Location: Benson Hall, Room 239
Year Started: 1983
Administrator / Program Manager: Lund, Mady
Administering College/School: College of Engineering 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Bioengineering 
Faculty Involvement: 10