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Jeff Farrer

TEM Lab Manager

Office: U184 ESC
Phone: (801) 422-9953
Lab: (801) 422-2013
Email: jeff_farrer byu.edu

Office Hours

  • By Appointment (801-422-9953)

Professional Bio

Director of the BYU Electron Microscopy Facility. At BYU since Oct 2003. Formerly with TexSEM Laboratories Inc. (TSL/EDAX) as Senior Applications Scientist. Received a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Minnesota. Studied solid-state reactions and migration of interfaces in oxide and nitride materials systems. Received a B.S. in Physics from Brigham Young University. Current research includes nanoparticle characterization, solid-state reactions, grain-boundary migration, transmission electron microscopy, orientation imaging microscopy.


Specialty: Electron Microscopy, electron diffraction, orientation imaging microscopy, interface migration, solid-state reactions