Custom Instrumentation Solutions for Scientific and Engineering Challenges

About the Instrumentation Design Laboratory at the University of Kansas

The Instrumentation Design Laboratory at the University of Kansas is a University Core Resource Lab for instrumentation design and development.

Projects in the IDL are collaborations, primarily with researchers at KU-Lawrence, but also with other universities and with industrial partners.

This web site presents information on how to use the IDL and project examples from our recent history.

  • Capabilities -- Find examples of areas in which the Instrumentation Design Lab has demonstrated strength.
  • Resources -- What can the IDL bring to a project?  Knowledgeable and skilled personnel, tools and equipment, and a commitment to problem solving.
  • Project Roadmap -- How does the IDL team work with your team to produce a solution?  A typical roadmap can be your guide.
  • Representative Projects -- The IDL has been involved in a great variety of projects.  Some may trigger your next idea.
  • Current Projects -- A password-protected area, used to distribute custom software and documentation to current collaborators.
  • People -- Meet the staff of the Instrumentation Design Laboratory.

Please feel free to contact the IDL by email or phone at any time or stop by for a visit.

The Instrumentation Design Laboratory is a University of Kansas Core Research Resource Laboratory, part of the KU Office of Research at the University of Kansas - Lawrence.

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Change in the Directorship of the IDL

Effective January 13, 2018, Rob Young is Director of the Instrumentation Design Laboratory. 

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