Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT

Center for Research on Interface Structures and Phenomena (CRISP)


  • Material Research Science and Engineering Center partnered with Yale to promote innovative research and engineering in material science among a varied group of participants
  • Work to enhance education of future scientists, teachers, students, and general public

Industrial Academic Fellowship Program

  • Opportunity for students to work on interdisciplinary research teams with industry
  • Participants work within a team of undergraduate, graduate, educators, and industry professionals to develop experimental results while exploring the business-related aspects of technology
  • Provide access to research facilities at Yale and SCSU to work on nanotechnology based projects with industry professionals, and will train students with relevant equipment

Contact Information
Southern Connecticut State University Physics Department
Office: (203) 392-8959
Lab: (203) 392-7018
Fax: (203) 392-6466


Center for Nanotechnology


  • Collaborative with the CT state university system, UConn, Yale, Connecticut Community Colleges, and Charter Oak Community College for interdisciplinary research and educational programs related to nanotechnology
  • Center housed at SCSU
  • Part of Physics Department – Primary resource for material science and physics masters program
  • Inorganic and organic material work a strong focus for CNT
  • Some equipment available for survey work by fee per use of $2500 collaboration fee
  • SEM ,TEM, Thin Film, AFM Topography, Tunneling SPM, X-Ray Fluorescence, Nano-lithography
  • Bring in Companies to work with students (ex. Zygote, UTC, Aperture Optical, KX Technologies, Quantum Bipower)


  • SEM
  • TEM
  • Thin Film
  • AFM Topography
  • Tunneling SPM
  • X-Ray Fluorescence
  • Nano-Lithography



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