Lab Tours

UMass Research Lab and Facility Tours  Friday Jan 18  2 – 4 pm

Start: ILC Check-in Desk. All locations are marked on your campus map. There will be CUWiP signage at the buildings to guide you. 

These venues will have faculty or grads available to you with posters, lab visits and discussions on ongoing research at UMass Physics. You can go to these venues in any order, depending on your interests. Plan to spend 30 minutes at each place and 10 minutes in transit. 

Physical Sciences Building  (PSB) Nuclear, Particle and Quantum Condensed Matter Experiment. Visit labs, see posters and meet faculty. The labs are in the basement area. Enter through the front of the West Experimental Station and follow signs to the lab area. 

Hasbrouck Laboratory 3rd floor: Soft Condensed Matter and Biophysics Experiment; 4th floor: Condensed Matter Theory. Enter through the entrance on North Pleasant Street and follow signs up the stairs or elevator to the 3rd and 4th floor. 

Lederle Graduate Research Tower (LGRT) High Energy, Nuclear and Gravitation Theory. Meet our theoretical faculty 2:30 – 3:30 pm only.  Enter through the main entrance and take the elevator to the 4th floorAstronomy cryogenic devices lab. Go up to the 6th floor, room 635.

Tour of central facilities  at the Life Sciences Laboratory (LSL) building. Visit the UMass core facilities for microscopy, nanotechnology fabrication and clean rooms. Enter LSL from the main entrance, go one floor up and join the group in the second floor lobby . This is the only limited capacity tour. Get a sticker from the registration desk to ensure a spot. Timed entry at 2:00, 2:40, 3:20. 

Campus Tour 3:45 to 4:45PM depart from the Integrative Learning Center. Meet at the lower level, near Peet’s Coffee (closed on that day).