SEA supports and provides state-of-the-art research equipment capabilities for Rice University and the extended Rice community.
We provide sophisticated research equipment and facilities to all members of the Rice University community, as well as support and open instrumentation usage to outside companies, nano/bio/enviro start-ups and other universities upon availability.
We support more than 65 instruments.
SEA offers training and support for all of our state-of-the-art research equipment.
Prints full-color 3D models
Quantifying rheological and mechanical properties
Measure surface area and pore size distribution
Advanced CHNSO analysis and nitrogen/protein determination
Depth-sensing nanomechanical test instrument for SEMs
Nanomechanical & Nanotribological Testing
Nanoparticel tracking analysis
Stylus-based surface profiling (submicron to millimeter)
Study molecular events occurring on surfaces
Thermal analysis instrument, measuring both mass and heat flow as a function of temperature
Temperature-dependent mass change