We offer both standard and customized tours of QI facilities and research labs designed to meet your group's specific interests and goals. By working closely with our Director of Tours, you will receive an in-depth tour highlighting the interdisciplinary research done at QI and get hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology. Specific demos should be requested in advance.
Tours are generally scheduled Monday-Friday from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Please visit our booking page here to schedule a tour.
Standard tours and demos are sufficient for a group of up to 12 people, typically last one hour and include:
- Demonstrations of VROOM Media Commons wall display system
- 3D SunCAVE virtual-reality environment
Customized tours can include visiting Nano3 and its nanofabrication cleanrooms, the Power of NeuroGaming Center (PoNG), the Art Gallery @ Calit2, the QI Innovation Space (QIIS) incubator, the Prototyping Facility, or a private tour of one of the many state-of-the-art labs located in Atkinson Hall.
**All tours are available on a recharge basis, pending approval and availability. Please view rate details here.
VROOM (LOCATED IN THEATER)
Media Commons data sets include high-resolution images derived from electron microscopy, telescopes, and multi-spectral photography. Popular sets for tour groups include Mars, Leonardo, new-media cultural analytics, oceanography and Yosemite.
3D IMMERSIVE VISUALIZATION LAB
Includes the StarCAVE, NexCAVE, TourCAVE and Alioscopy technology (see 3D without glasses!).
NANO3 CLEANROOMS AND LAB
Nano3 provides advanced capabilities for fabrication and characterization in a state-of-the-art cleanroom facility. The name reflects the synergistic nature of the facility, focusing on three fields of nanoscale research and development within the space: Nanoscience, Nanoengineering and Nanomedicine.