Davis Hall Electrical Engineering Cleanroom

Davis Hall Electrical Engineering Cleanroom.

The Electrical Engineering (EE) Cleanroom is among the most advanced in Western New York, allowing for electronic device research, processing and development, including study and fabrication of nanodevices. 

Completed in 2012, the EE Cleanroom offers cost-effective access to:

  • Class 1000 space
  • Class 100 space in laminar flow fume hoods
  • Seven bays of research space 


The EE Cleanroom is available for shared use by:

  • UB students
  • UB faculty
  • Researchers at other academic institutions
  • Government
  • Industry

Technical capabilities

  • Deposition
  • Etching
  • Microscopy
  • Metrology
  • Photolithography
  • Sample preparation
  • Surface science
  • Thermal processing & analysis


  • On-site technical support, training & assistance
  • Project consultation
  • Processing & process development
  • Cleanroom/laboratory space lease
  • Workforce training/education 

Fees are charged on an hourly basis.

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Hours of Operation

The Electrical Engineering Cleanroom is available for use 24/7

For additional information or lab access, contact:

Jeff Salzmann
Assistant Professor of Research, Cleanroom Manager
Shared Instrumentation Laboratories
(716) 645-2584

For information on scanning electron microscopes and e-beam lithography, contact:

Yueling Qin, PhD
Research Assistant Professor / Sr. Research Support Specialist
NYS Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics
(716) 645-8698


Located at UB’s North Campus (Amherst, NY), the electrical engineering cleanroom is a state-of-the-art facility that is among the most advanced of its kind in Western New York. It features class 1000 and class 100 space, as well as a "vibration-free" environment.