Contact Us

Finding Our Facility

The PNF is located in the Eckhardt Research Center on the University of Chicago campus

Pritzker Nanofabrication Facility
William Eckhardt Research Center (ERC)
5640 S. Ellis Ave., Lower Level 1
Chicago, IL 60637
+1 (773) 834-3548

Hours of Operation

Weekdays from 8 am to 5 pm

Staff Directory

Andrew Cleland

Peter Duda
Technical Director
+1 (773) 702-8903

Sam Kaehler
Equipment Engineer
+1 (773) 834-4143

Mike Medina
Equipment Engineer
+1 (773) 702-4741

Anna Mukhortova
Process Engineer
+1 (773) 834-7564

Wook Jun Nam
Process Engineer
+1 (773) 795-2297

Sally Wolcott
Business Manager
+1 (773) 834-3548

Getting to the PNF

Access to LL1 is limited, so please visit our business manager in ERC 105A for an escort.


Parking is available in the Campus North Parking garage at the southeast corner of 55th and Ellis. Take a ticket upon entering the garage. When exiting the garage, be sure to pay at the kiosk on the ground floor before you return to your car. There is also metered parking in the lot on Ellis Ave south of the garage, on Ellis Ave and on other streets on campus

Approximate travel times by car

  • 30 minutes from downtown Chicago
  • 45 minutes from Midway Airport 
  • 60 minutes from O'Hare Airport

For directions by car, visit the UChicago Maps website.

For futher information, please contact