Welcome to the Materials Characterization Laboratory (MCL). The MCL has been a staffed, user research facility at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The lab has offered researchers access to a range of thermal analysis instrumentation and services for the better part of a decade. However, as with all research endeavors, programs evolve over time, and the MCL is now closing. All of the instrumentation will remain on campus, and will be housed in the research laboratories of faculty with expertise in Dynamic Mechanical Analysis, Rheology, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Differential Scanning Calorimetry, and Thermal Conductivity Testing.


We hope you will consider engaging in a research collaboration with our faculty. For more information on starting a project, please contact Dr. Katherine Weaver at 704-687-0299, kweaver@uncc.edu.