Micro/Nano Technology Center

The University of Louisville's Cleanroom and Supporting Laboratories

How to Become a Cleanroom User

If you are student or employee of University of Louisville


1. Send a request for Cleanroom Safety Training. During training you will become familiar with the safety protocol of the cleanroom.

2. Take the Safety Quiz. If you miss more than two questions then you will need to retake the quiz, so study carefully.  Also, you will need to have your  advisor sign your quiz and provide a speedtype number to pay for cleanroom equipment and usage Rates.

3. Schedule a process review meeting with the MNTC Cleanroom Manager. You will not be granted access to the cleanroom until your process is reviewed. This is to protect the equipment in the cleanroom and help avoid pitfalls that can save you time and money.

4. After the process review you will be granted access to the cleanroom and can request training on the tools you require using FOM (Facility Online Manager) software. To set up FOM account, click here.

 

If you are not affiliated with University of Louisville

1. Contact the MNTC Cleanroom Manager. She will review with you the Agreement for Use of Laboratory Facilities and Equipment Form, required Proof of Liability Insurance, conduct a process review and Rates for  equipment usage.

2. Once these documents are approved send a request for Cleanroom Safety Training . During training you will become familiar with the safety protocol of the cleanroom.

3. Take the Safety QuizIf you miss more than two questions then you will need to retake the quiz, so study carefully.

4. After these steps are completed you will be granted access to the cleanroom and can request training on the tools you require using FOM (Facility Online Manager) software. To set up FOM account, click here.