Become a User / Obtain Lab Access

HOW TO OBTAIN LAB ACCESS FOR MIT USERS AND FOR USERS NOT FROM MIT
The steps to obtain lab access are simple, but must be completed prior to booking instruments.

1. REGISTER IN THE OUR MUMMS SYSTEM AT THE LINK BELOW (all users):
https://mrllms.mit.edu/mumms/registration.html

  • When you register, you will need to select the lab you'd like to use.
  • MIT users will be required to provide an MIT cost object to pay for services.
  • All users will need to complete the MRL Application for Use of Shared Facilities Form (see below).   

Notes for External Users:
If you are not from MIT, you will need to do the following:
Obtain an MIT guest ID number
Please send an email to sdalton@mit.edu with your full name and phone number.
You will be called to obtain your month and day of birth. The MIT ID number is needed to access the safety courses required to enter our labs.

User Application
Please follow the links below for the applications.
Your approved project number will be used to bill you instead of an MIT cost object. You will receive an email when you application is approved.

MRL Application for Use of Shared Facilities:
https://tinyurl.com/mrlmrsecapp

2. REQUIRED SAFETY COURSES (all users):
All users are required to take two online safety courses:

  1. Chemical Hygiene (Course #EHS0100w-A)
  2. Managing Hazardous Waste (Course #EHS0501w)

The link to EHS to complete your profile and take the courses is below:
https://ehs.mit.edu/site/ehs-training/about-training
 

3. READ THE CHEMICAL HYGIENE PLAN (all users):

  1. You must read the Chemical Hygiene Plan.
  2. Then check off in MUMMs that you have read it.

4. LAB SPECIFIC TRAINING (all users):

  • All users must make an appointment for lab specific training.
  • The lab safety and general equipment safety will be discussed at this time along with further instructions for booking instruments.

The link to the lab manager contact information is below:
Materials Analysis
Electron Microscopy
Nanostructured Materials
X-ray Diffraction

 

5. CONTACT US:
Please contact sdalton@mit.edu with any problems.