Veeco Instruments Establishes Endowed Chair in Engineering Sciences at UCSB

Veeco Instruments of Plainview, New York USA, has established an endowed chair at UC Santa Barbara to support teaching and research of a pioneering scholar in engineering or the sciences. The company, a maker of metrology equipment, reported that the chair will support the work of renowned scholar in the College of Engineering or the Division of Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences who develops or uses scanning probe microscopy to advance nanoscale characterization in their field. Veeco said it will also donate a scanning probe microscope system to support the chairholder