Soft Matter Characterization Facility

The Soft Matter Characterization Facility (SMCF) is a core user facility of the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering. Located in the William Eckhardt Research Center, the SMCF maintains a suite of specialized instruments dedicated to study the structure, properties, and dynamics of soft materials. We are open to both internal and external users.

Our staff provides research support to users of all disciplines, from novices to experts. Lab contract services are also available for internal and external clients.

Contact us

Philip Griffin

Eckhardt Research Center
Room 105B
5640 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Stuart Rowan
Faculty Director

SMCF location
Soft Matter Characterization Facility
5640 S. Ellis Ave. | Lab 220
Suites 273A, 273B, 275B
Chicago, IL 60637