ETC was established as the Experimental Techniques Centre at Brunel University in 1979 in purpose built laboratories designed to accommodate high resolution electron microscopes and analytical equipment.
ETC is a highly regarded consultancy and research Centre for engineering, forensic and environmental investigations, including expert witness statements for legal purposes. UKAS accreditation has been obtained for many of the services offered.
Our Analytical Services include microscopical, chemical, mineralogical and surface analyses.
On the 9th of April ETC celebrates the addition of a brand new Jeol TEM to its facilities.
A full list of our investigation techniques can be found under Characterization Facilities.
See News for research project announcements, presentations and information on recent developments, and see more information on our staff and their individual research interests.
Our clients include local, national and international companies, as well as university research groups. Our research appears in highly cited, high impact journals and it is presented in international conferences.