The IMREL was established by the NSF Award HRD 1436120. Any publication or presentation resulted from research conducted at IMREL should include acknowledgement to this NSF award.
The instruments at IMREL were purchased with the awards listed in the table below. Any publication or presentation using the data collected using the instrument should include acknowledgement to the specific award(s).

Award Number


NSF HRD 1436120

Film Coater, Fluorescence Spectrometer, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer.

DoD ARO W911NF-14-1-0060

AFM/SPM, Bipotentiostat, EMS Sputter Coater/Carbon Coater, Keithley 6517B Electrometer, Ocean Optics Spectrometer, Shimadzu Hardness Tester DUN 211S, Shimadzu Universal Mechanical Tester AG-IC, Vacuum Furnace, XRD.

DoD ARO W911NF-09-1-0011

Denton Carbon Coater, Hydraulic Hot Press, JEOL JXA-8530F Hyperprobe EPMA, JEOL JSM-6510LV SEM, Metallurgical and Stereo light microscopes with CCD cameras, Precision Saw, Twin Grinder-Polisher, Vacuum Impregnation System.

DoD ARO W911NF-15-1-0566


NSF MRI Program DMR 1626376

Cathodoluminescence spectrometer on the microprobe.

The acknowledgement statement should contain the award number, such as  
"This work was supported by the National Science Foundation, award HRD No. 1436120"; or
"The instrumentation was supported by the U.S. Department of Defense grant W911NF-09-1-0011".