Molecular Foundry User Survey, 2022


Section 1: Satisfaction

Which facilities of the Molecular Foundry did you use this year?

Imaging and Manipulation of Nanostructures (1st floor)

Nanofabrication (2nd floor)

Theory of Nanostructured Materials (3rd floor)

Inorganic Nanostructures (4th floor)

Biological Nanostructures (5th floor)

Organic and Macromolecular Synthesis (6th floor)

National Center for Electron Microscopy (NCEM)

What most impressed you about the Molecular Foundry?

What would you like the Molecular Foundry to do differently?

Are the training and safety procedures appropriate? If not, how would you change them?

Section 2: Molecular Foundry Culture

Please indicate whether you agree or disagree with the following statements about the culture at the Molecular Foundry.

Strongly agree Agree Neither agree nor disagree Disagree Strongly disagree Not Applicable
All users are made to feel welcome
All users and staff are treated fairly and with respect
I feel safe to speak up, share ideas, and contribute to discussions.
The culture at the Molecular Foundry is enriching and scientifically stimulating.
I feel like I belong at the Molecular Foundry.


Was your experience of the culture consistent for all facilities? Selecting “No” will give you the option to differentiate your responses to the questions above by facility.


Do you have any comments or suggestions on how can we improve in these areas?

For concerns about culture at the Molecular Foundry, you may reach out to:

The User Program Office, [email protected]
Shannon Ciston, User Program Director, [email protected]
Members of the Molecular Foundry's Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accountability Committee: [email protected]

What was the subject of your work at the Molecular Foundry this year?
(select the subject that best applies)
Basic Research
Applied Research
Developed a new or improved product, process or technology

How do you intend on communicating the knowledge gained at the Molecular Foundry?
(select all answers that apply)
Publish in peer-reviewed open literature
Present findings at professional society meeting
Acquire a patent

What additional benefits did you gain at the Molecular Foundry?
(select all answers that apply)
Obtained access to unique capabilities not available elsewhere (e.g., forefront experiments; one-of-a-kind instruments; distinctive materials or services)
Facilitated collaborative interactions (e.g., stimulated new ideas for future experiments, increased multidisciplinary work; enabled a new approach within your discipline)
Trained students (undergraduate, graduate or postdoctoral associate)
Furthered the goals of the Department of Energy

Optional: Please share any final thoughts.

Optional: If you would like to be contacted about your responses, please provide your name and email address.

Please contact Donald Lee ([email protected]) for issues or suggestions