- Lab Manager, Nanofabrication Facility
Shawn Kilpatrick joined the ASRC Nanofabrication Facility in November 2014. In his role, he keeps the cleanroom and its equipment operating smoothly and assists academic and industrial users in utilizing the equipment.
Shawn is a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa and attended the University of Iowa where he earned a BS in Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics and a BA in English and Philosophy. While at the university, he assisted with research in astrophysics fostering a lasting fascination with the subject. In his leisure he enjoys running, watching classic films and reading, with particular interests in the works of Thomas Pynchon, Kurt Vonnegut and Vladimir Nabokov.