The Nanomaterials Core Characterization Facility is located in the Institute for Engineering and Medicine at 620 West Cary Street on the VCU Monroe Park Campus.


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The closest parking deck to the NCC is the Main Street Deck. The closest parking lot near the NCC is the ZZ Lot, if you are a university or industry partner you can request a visitor pass here.

For more information regarding the equipment please contact Dmitry Pestov, Ph.D.





About VCU School of Engineering


Since its founding in 1996, the VCU School of Engineering has been bringing real-world education to Central Virginia. An innovation frontrunner in academics and research, the collaborative and multidisciplinary partnerships prepare undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students for leadership. Part of a premier research university, VCU Engineering enhances regional and global prosperity through cutting-edge development in tissue engineering and drug delivery, biotechnology, cybersecurity, mechanical systems and particle science.


About VCU College of Humanities and Sciences

The College of Humanities and Sciences is the foundation of educational and intellectual life at Virginia Commonwealth University, and houses the core disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. The College of Humanities and Sciences is home to two schools and nineteen departments and programs. Seven of the twelve largest undergraduate majors are in the Humanities and Sciences. Nearly 60% of VCU undergraduates have at least one major in The College of Humanities and Sciences.


About VCU and the VCU Medical Center


Situated in Richmond, Virginia’s capital city since 1779, VCU is a major, urban public research university that continues to grow in scope, stature and achievement. With more than 31,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students, the university offers 223 certificate and degree programs in the arts, sciences and humanities. Sixty-eight of the programs are unique in Virginia, many of them crossing the disciplines of VCU’s 13 schools and one college. The VCU Medical Center is an urban, comprehensive academic medical center in central Virginia established to preserve and restore health for all people, to seek the cause and cure of diseases through innovative research, and to educate those who serve humanity.


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Dmitry Pestov, Ph.D.

Manager of NCC



Phone: (804) 828-2143

Nanomaterials Core Characterization Facility

620 West Cary Street

Richmond, Virginia 23284

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