Getting Here

The nanoFAB Centre main cleanroom facility and characterization lab is located in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Facility (ECERF), with extended characterization equipment located in the Chemical/Materials Engineering Building (CME).

Regardless of the equipment you wish to access, the registration procedure is the same. Once you become a registered user, we will guide you through the necessary steps required to access the equipment of services that are pertinent to you.

Basic Contact Info

Mailing Address

University of Alberta

nanoFAB Centre

W1-060 ECERF Building

116 Street & 85 Avenue

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2R3



Staff Contacts

Visit the Staff Directory for individual staff member contact information.

Information For International Visitors

Visiting from outside Canada – visit guidelines:

Here is some general information on customs and immigration.

  • Canada Customs @ Edmonton International Airport
    • Ph# (780) 890-4306
    • Visit their website for more information
  • If a service technician is coming with tools, the technician MUST supply a complete list.
  • Service visit must be traceable back to a contract.
  • Contract must state that the visit is a part of the contract.
  • Technician must bring a copy with him/her to get through customs/immigration.

Hotels & Accomodations (Short List)

Hotels & Accommodations

Below is a list of hotels that are relatively close to our facility. Please note that this list is not exhaustive by any means and there are many other options. Hotel locations can be found on the map located below.

Sawridge Inn Edmonton South


*This is a favorite for most of our visitors. It’s about a 15 minute drive to our lab, but it’s very easy to find when coming from the airport. Lots to do in the area (food, shopping, etc.)

Campus Tower Suite Hotel

(780) 439-6060

*As close as you can get to campus (10 minute walk to our lab).



*5 minute drive to our lab. Located right in the heart of Whyte Ave (trendy area w/coffee shops, pubs & shopping)

Metterra Hotel On Whyte

10454 82 Avenue Edmonton, AB T6E 4Z7 Phone: 780-465-8150 Fax:780-465-8162 Toll Free: 866-465-8150

*5 minute drive to our lab. Located right in the heart of Whyte Ave (trendy area w/coffee shops, pubs & shopping)

Sheraton Four Points

(780) 465-7931

*15-20 minute drive to our lab.

Holiday Inn Express Downtown


*5 minute drive to our lab

**there are many more hotels downtown