Education at MFC
We provide our clients with an extensive processing background to help them with their research & developement activity. We train users to safely operate our equipment. We conduct regular free workshops focused on certain capabilities of interest. We also support & assist faculty with lab courses requiring the use of the Center's facility and equipment such as ECE488/588 and MSE477L/557L. Our educational efforts in preparing students for industry were recently acknowledged by the Arizona Daily Star.
Research at MFC
Several Advanced research projects are currently underway at the Center. These include projects under the sponsorship of the National Science Foundation, SRC, and industrial sponsors such as Intel Corp. The Center is closely associated with the research activities under the SRC Center for Environmentally Benign Semiconductor Manufacturing.
MFC as an Industrial Resource
Companies in Southern Arizona and elsewhere have successfully utilized the Center's space, instruments, and staff expertise to obtain cost effective solutions to key technical problems. Local technology companies such as Araca Inc., Nmode Solutions Inc., SiO2 Medical Inc., and Tempronics Inc., are prime examples of how we can help companies achieve their manufacturing goals: Arizona Daily Star Business Section.