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MCST Research Operations

The Materials and Chemistry Science and Technology (MCST) Research Operations Center facilitates the impact of research and development (R&D) by building and strengthening the scientific infrastructure within MCST.

The primary responsibilities of the Research Operations staff are described below. Pete Sheldon is the Center Director.

MCST Directorate Operations Support.  

R&D Infrastructure Development and Strategic Planning

Facility and Capability Readiness

Laboratory Utilization

  • Custom Research Equipment Design-Build Capabilities. Add short description
  • Concept and Design
  • Design Requirements Assessment
  • Controls and Automation
  • Design-Build Services for simple to highly complex research instruments
      • Hazard assessment and mitigation
      • Electrical
      • Mechanical
      • High-purity process piping
      • Software integration
      • Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) S2 standard assessment
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)/Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID) Documentation
  • Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Coordination

R&D Equipment Preventative Maintenance and Repair

Informatics and Data Management

Project Management