Walter Curlook Materials Characterization & Processing Laboratory

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Walter Curlook Lab User Fees

The Walter Curlook Materials Characterization & Processing Laboratory was established through a generous gift by alumnus Dr. Walter Curlook (MMS 5T0, MASc 5T1, PhD 5T3), a distinguished adjunct professor and former president of Inco Metals Company.

Complemented by sample preparation equipment, this lab serves students and faculty with their learning and research needs, as well as external academia and industry users seeking access to the advanced characterization facilities. The laboratory houses:

  • X-Ray Diffractometers (MiniFlex 600, D8 DISCOVER Plus)
  • Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectrometry (ICP–OES)
  • Thermogravimetric analysis / Differential thermal analysis / Differential scanning calorimetry (TGA–DTA–DSC) Analyzer
  • Laser Particle Size Analyzer

How to request service (non-UofT and industry users):

Complete the Service Request Form.

Send the PO and samples with the signed form to the following address:

Attn.: Walter Curlook laboratory
University of Toronto
Department of Material Science & Engineering
184 College Street, Suite 140
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E4


Raiden Acosta, PhD
Engineering Technologist