Our People

Surface Science Western may have some of the most advanced technology available, but it’s our people that will truly make your experience remarkable. Our facility is home to 15 award-winning interdisciplinary experts, professors and researchers from around the world that contribute immense knowledge to the materials and surface analysis fields Our team specializes in research across the science spectrum - from failure analysis to atomic force microscopy. 

Our track record in material and surface research speaks for itself. To date, Surface Science Western has produced over 500 publications and has been granted 8 patents including several specific to procedures and methods for applying surface treatments.

Our facility is in constant use by Western University professors and graduate students, ensuring our team has regular access to the latest research and knowledge available. We are actively involved in both sponsored and fundamental academic research projects and maintain relationships with our clients even after their projects are complete; providing a welcoming environment for researchers and a wealth of knowledge in the field of surface and material analysis.

Surface Science Western also has key certifications for the work we do, such as ISO 9001 - the first materials research centre among all Canadian universities to achieve this distinction. We are also ITAR compliant and therefore well positioned to work with government and industry subject to these international regulations.

Maintaining our reputation for excellence and results is our top goal, so with Surface Science Western you will receive unrivalled service and expertise. Just submit your research request and let us take care of the rest.