In addition to the university’s first Class 100 clean room, Innovation Hall includes two Class 1,000 clean rooms. Through the Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute, these facilities will be available to faculty, students and industry partners.
“Nanotechnology research requires extremely clean environments because small particle contaminants such as dust can adhere to component surfaces, disrupting fabrication and testing,” said Mangilal Agarwal, IUPUI professor and director of the Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute. “Having this facility available to us readily, right here on campus, means we can better train our students as they prepare for their futures.”
School of Science Dean John DiTusa said Innovation Hall will provide students with a “first-rate atmosphere” that matches the level of instruction and mentoring IUPUI faculty provide.
“As you can imagine, we are…