The MNTC, a non-profit facility supported solely by users, has an electronic logging system. Currently, 80% of the equipment in the cleanroom and imaging laboratory are controlled by the Facility Online Manager (FOM) system - an online accounting and instrument management software + online scheduler for all facilities inside of cleanroom. Only users who are granted access to the cleanroom or imaging laboratory will have a FOM account.
How to create a new FOM account:
Go to FOM website.
Click "I am a new user" to register a new user name.
Fill out the form to add your department/supervisor, Account number = Speed Type (this you should get from your supervisor/professor).
Instructions/SOP for users are here.
In order to properly track equipment usage, you are as a user required to:
LOG IN and LOG OUT to you FOM account when you use the equipment. You will be charged accordingly to the time recorder by FOM.
TRACK all your activity in the log book.
In case of any fee ERRORS, you must bring them to the attention of the managing as soon as possible.