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Mack Carter, Program Manager - Phone:(206) 616-9320
Mack Carter received his Bachelors degree in Liberal Studies with a focus on "Global World" at the University of Washington. He coordinates the Center's weekly nanotech courses, fellowships, web development, and activities with outside groups. Mack has received numerous awards and certificates that include the Chemistry Department Distinguished Staff Award and UW Supervisory Certificate in 2001; a Certificate of Appreciation for his outstanding contributions to the Nanotechnology Seminar Series in 2002; UW Fiscal Management Certificate in 2004; and was recognized for his 10 years of service in 2009..
Alec B. Pakhomov PhD, NTUF Lab Manager - Phone:(206) 616-2118
Alec Pakhomov received his Ph.D. in 1991 from the A.F. Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences. From 1981-2001 he was with the Ioffe Institute, along with holding a few visiting positions (1992-2002). From 2002-2009 he was with the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, before joining the NTUF in 2009. His research background includes magnetic and electronic materials, spin-electronic phenomena, materials and device physics at nanoscale, thin films, nanoparticles, and nanostructures.
Dr. Pakhomov provides full oversight of NTUF operations and is responsible for user training on the AFM.
Paul Wallace, Research Engineer - Phone:(206) 685-6775
Paul M. Wallace earned his Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry at the University of Washington and became a research scientist in the Nanotech User Facility in 2007. His expertise includes optical microscopes and image processing. Dr. Wallace is responsible for user training on Raman and confocal microscopes as well as contract work for remote users.
Scott Braswell, Research Engineer - Phone:(206) 685-6774
Scott Braswell received his BS in Biochemistry at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 1998. He worked for six years as a Cytogenetic Technologist, employing bright field and fluorescence microscopy to characterize chromosome lesions. He received his Masters in Teaching from the University of Washington in 2007. Scott is responsible for user training in SEM Imaging, E-Beam Lithography, and Energy-Dispersive X-Ray Spectrometry (EDS).
Sharon Li, Operation Manager - Phone:(206) 685-1701
Sharon Li graduated from Chinese University in Beijing, majoring in International Economics. She started at the University of Washington in the Genome Center during 2000 and joined the Center for Nanotechnology in 2004. She manages administrative functions of Microfabricaion Facility (MFF) and the Nanotechnology User Facility (NTUF).