The MCL offers services to:

  • University of Utah students
  • University of Utah faculty and staff
  • Researchers at other academic institutions
  • Government
  • Industry
  • Start-ups

The MCL has expertise in:

  • Biomedical materials & devices
  • Ceramics
  • Composites
  • Electronic materials & devices
  • Metals & metal oxides
  • Polymers

The MCL implements real-world STEM applications with:

  • Materials analysis, comparison, and identification
  • Microphotography suitable for advertising and training purposes
  • Routine analysis for quality control and assurance
  • Workforce training/education


August 2017

Congratulations to Ian Schwerdt and his teammates in the McDonald Research Laboratory on their recent publication in Talanta.

September 2017

The lab will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th.