Research Laboratories and Equipment

Wind Tunnel and Materials Laboratory

Laser Laboratory



Fuel characterization and reacting flow laboratory
  • 5 pulsed Nd:YAG lasers
    10mJ-10J/pulse; 1064,532,266nm
  • 10mW continuous wave HeNe
  • 2 butterfly mounted tunable diode lasers
  • Laser-grade optical components
  • Digital oscilloscopes (Gs/sec), NI DAQ, CCD

Materials Physics



Solid-State Laboratory


Nano-characterization Laboratory
Solid State Laboratory
  • Rigaku SmartLab X-ray diffractometer
  • SQUID magnetometer
  • Vibrating sample magnetometer
  • Multiple-source sputter deposition system
Microwave Laboratory
  • Microwave network analyzer (500 MHz-110GHz)
  • Four-point probe
Nano-characterization Laboratory
  • Scanning electron microscope with lithography
Ultra-fast Optics Laboratory
  • Ultra-fast pulsed laser system
  • Far infrared spectrometer
  • Brillouin light scattering system
  • Magneto-optic Kerr Effect
Other
  • Two clean room facilities
  • Low-energy electron diffraction
  • Reflection high energy diffraction
  • Sylus profilometer
  • Auger electron spectroscopy
  • X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
  • UV photoelectron spectroscopy
  • Near-field scanning optical microscope
  • UV/Vis/IR spectrometer
  • Ferromagnetic resonance systems (10GHz,24GHz,35-55GHz)
  • Giant magnetoresistance
  • Molecular beam epitaxy
  • Evaporation systems
  • Nano-particles
  • Mask aligner
  • Argon etcher

BioFrontiers Center



AFM image of the surface of a hexafarrite crystal
  • Veeco di MultiMode V atomic force microscope
    1nm x 5nm resolution
  • Scanning near-field optical microscope
  • Confocal microscope
  • TIRF microscope
  • Fluorescence spectrometer
  • Spectrophotometer (UR-Visible-IR)
  • Low-field NMR spectrometer
  • Flow cytometer
  • Real-time PCR system
  • Coulter counter
  • Centrifuges + water purifier

Chemistry Laboratory (Chemistry & Biochemistry)

Data Center



EAS Computing Facility

The EAS IT department maintains a centralized data center to provide computational resources for both instruction and research. The DataCenter maintains a vCenter environment with the following clusters:

  1. CS Extended Study
    • 10 Hosts, HP ProLiant BL 460c Gen9
      6 CPUs x 1.598 GHz (Intel Xeon CPU E5-2603 v3 @ 1.60 GHz)
      32 GB of memory
  2. Instruction (EAS College, Instruction)
    • 7 Hosts, DELL PowerEdge R810
      24 CPUs x 1.994 GHz (Intel Xeon CPU E7540 @ 2.00 GHz)
      192 GB of memory
    • 4 Host, HP ProLiant BL460c G6
      8 CPUs x 2.4 GHz (Intel Xeon CPU E5530 @ 2.40 GHz)
      32 GB of memory
  3. Research Development
    • 8 Hosts, HP ProLiant BL460c G6
      8 CPUs x 2.4 GHz (Intel Xeon CPU E5530 @ 2.40 GHz)
      64 GB of memory
  4. Research Simulation
    • 6 Hosts, HP ProLiant BL460c G7
      12 CPUs x 2.66 GHz (Intel Xeon CPU X5650 @ 2.67 GHz)
      128 GB of memory
Datastores:
  1. EAS-NAS01..EAS-NAS06 (Instruction, MAE Research)
    • 9.09 TB storage space each (54 TB)
  2. Instruction
    • 16 TB storage space
  3. Operation (EAS IT)
    • 7.9 TB storage space
  4. VDI (CLaaS)
    • 4TB storage space
  5. EAS-DATA (EAS IT, College, Research)
    • 12 TB storage space

Address

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Osborne Center for Science and Engineering
1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Contact

Administrator: Stephanie Vigil
Office: OSCE A-437
Phone: 719-255-3243
Email: mae@uccs.edu

Links

College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
University of Colorado System