Colorado State University was founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College and is now among the nation’s leading research universities.

Our laboratory is located at the Darryl Simons Building at the Foothills campus of Colorado State University. On this campus, our labs are distributed in a dedicated laboratory, the Advanced beam Laboratory where our ultrahigh intensity lasers are housed and other specialized laboratories at the Darryl Simons building that houses the Advanced Thin Film Deposition lab, thin film characterization labs and extreme ultraviolet metrology labs.

The main office is at the Darryl Simons Building, Room B229. Group member offices are also located in this building.



Main Phone Number:
(970) 491-8371

Colorado State University
4451 Laporte Avenue
1320 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1320

  • Location: In northern Colorado at the western edge of the Great Plains and at the base of the Rocky Mountains.
  • Population: Fort Collins is a midsize city of approximately 150,000.
  • Award-winning: Fort Collins was ranked the fourth-healthiest midsize city in America in a 2013 Gallup survey.
  • Enrollment: About 23,768 undergraduate students, 3,962 graduate students and 567 Professional Veterinary Medicine students.
  • Faculty: About 1,600 faculty members.