To get started with an Instrument Design Lab (IDL) session, please contact Jennifer Medlin Bracken, the IDC Manager,
by email or by phone (301-286-5127)
to request support. The information you provide to the IDC Manager will:
The IDC Manager will begin the process of determining how and when
the Instrument Design Lab can assist you. A planning meeting will be scheduled to discuss your request with the Instrument Design Lab Team Lead. You can expect a decision on your request within
three working days.
Upon approval of your request for support, Tammy Brown, the IDL
Lead or Rachel Rivera, the Deputy IDL Lead, will contact you and determine a specific study schedule for your instrument. The schedule will
include dates for prework meetings, the actual dates of your study,
a date for a final presentation, and dates for postwork meetings (if
View the IDC study process.