Centers, Institutes, and Resources


Centers and Institutes

CCBM: Center for Cellular and Biomolecular Machines

MACES: Merced nAnomaterials Center for Energy and Sensing

HSRI: Health Sciences Research Institute

UC Solar: UC Advanced Solar Technologies Institute

Center for Chemical Computation and Theory (ccCAT)
Center for Chemical Computation and Theory (ccCAT)


UC Merced’s compact campus includes four shared user facilities: the Imaging Microscope Facility, the Environmental Analytical Lab, the Molecular Characterization Facility, and the Stem Cell Instrument Foundry. All research groups campus-wide have access to the MERCED High Performance Computing Cluster.

In addition, some faculty have access to state-of-the-art instrumentation at Lawrence Livermore National Lab and the synchrotron facilities at Advanced Light Source and at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

NSF-NRT Training Program:
Data Enabled Science & Engineering (DESE)
Intelligent Adaptive Systems

Interdisciplinary Computational Graduate Education Program

MERCED High Performance Computing Cluster
MERCED Computer Cluster Photo

Imaging and Microscopy Facility
Imaging and Microscopy Facility

Environmental Analytical Lab

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Lab

Stem Cell Instrumentation Foundry/Microfabrication Facility
Stem Cell Instrumentation Foundry



Contact Us

Physics Department Chair
Ajay Gopinathan, Professor
Physics Graduate Group Chair
Sayantani Ghosh, Professor
Physics Undergraduate Lead
Carrie Menke, Associate Teaching Professor
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