Birck Nanotechnology Training

BNC 105 Lab Orientation
BNC 150 Fume Hood Safety Training
BNC 200 New User Process Meeting *
BNC 206 Cleanroom Training 
REM Biological Safety Review and Blood Borne Pathogens

* Prerequisites: BNC 105, BNC 150
Prerequisite: BNC 200

BNC 105 Lab Orientation

Intended Audience: Birck Laboratory Users

Prerequisite Skills: Pre-requisites for attending BNC 105:

  1. User signs up for iLabs access. It can be found at: https://purdue.ilabsolutions.com
  2. Receive 80% or better on the BNC-105 Blackboard online quiz:
    • 2a. Quiz found at http://mycourses.purdue.edu
    • 2b. Find the box titled "Non-Academic Course Catalog (Self-Enroll Courses)."
    • 2c. Click "Browse Course Catalog".
    • 2d. Search for a course name that contains BNC.
    • 2e. A list of courses matching your search will appear at the bottom of the screen. Hover over the course ID of the one you want, and click the drop-down arrow to enroll.
    • 2f. Click "Submit" on the self-enrollment page that appears.

Note: There is both an online quiz and a classroom portion of the training.  Please complete the online quiz at least 24 hours before attending the training class in the listed Birck conference room. The duration of the class is typically 1 hr and 30 minutes.

Course Description:
This course is for people who will work in the BNC laboratories and covers facility policies and procedures, safety information and the Right-To-Know program. This provides access to the general laboratories though additional training will be necessary for special hazards such as lasers, and biological laboratories. This training does not provide access to the cleanrooms. If there are no sessions listed or you need to schedule a session on a different day, then contact Ron Reger.

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BNC 150 Fume Hood Safety Training

Intended Audience: Lab Users

Prerequisite Skills: Pre-requisite for BNC 150; Complete Purdue University Laboratory Safety Fundamentals (LSF) online training: http://purdue.vividlms.com/ (You will need your Purdue Career Account login, password will be ID number to access the training.); Complete Purdue University Lab Safety Fundamentals Part 1-3 and take the fundamentals exam and pass with a minimum of 80%: Chemical Hygiene Plan and Hazardous Materials Safety Manual (all Guidelines and Policies located here).

You must bring a copy of the Certificate of Completion and the signed Awareness Certification form located on page 87 after reading the Chemical Hygiene and Hazardous Material Safety Manual to take BNC 150.

Course Description:
Safety policies and procedures for using chemicals in fume hoods. This is required before you may use chemical fume hoods in any laboratory or cleanroom in the Birck Nanotechnology Center. Missing a scheduled training session will result in immediate two week removal from all training calendars.

Sessions are typically scheduled for Thursday mornings at 11am in BRK-2261. If there are no sessions listed or you need to schedule a session on a different day, then contact Steve Jurss (sejurss@purdue.edu).

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BNC 200 New User Process Meeting

Intended Audience: Birck Cleanroom Users

Prerequisite Skills: Prerequisites for attending BNC 200:

  1. BNC 105 General Orientation
  2. BNC 150 Fume Hood Safety Training

Description:
All new users of the cleanroom are required to schedule a process discussion meeting prior to receiving BNC 206 Cleanroom Training. In this meeting, the new user will describe to the engineering staff their anticipated process requirements in detail. Bring a cross-section drawing of your final device and be prepared to discuss materials, thickness, and vertical device structures. The engineering staff will recommend processes and process tools that will facilitiate your device build-up.

Sessions are typically scheduled for Thursday afternoons at 1:00 pm. Contact Kenny Schwartz (kfschwar@purdue.edu) to schedule a meeting.

Please fill out the form below to describe your process.

Download: New Cleanroom User Questionnaire.docx

Here is an example of a completed form:

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BNC 206 Cleanroom training

Intended Audience: Birck Cleanroom Users

Prerequisite Skills: Pre-requisites for attending BNC 206:

  1. BNC 105 General Orientation
  2. BNC 150 Fume Hood Safety Training
  3. BNC 200 New User Process Meeting
  4. Advisor requests iLab login. https://purdue.ilabsolutions.com/account/login
  5. Receive 80% or better on the BNC-206 Blackboard online quiz:
    • 4a. Quiz found at http://mycourses.purdue.edu
    • 4b. Find the box titled "Non-Academic Course Catalog (Self-Enroll Courses)."
    • 4c. Click "Browse Course Catalog".
    • 4d. Search for a course name that contains BNC.
    • 4e. A list of courses matching your search will appear at the bottom of the screen. Hover over the course ID of the one you want, and click the drop-down arrow to enroll.
    • 4f. Click "Submit" on the self-enrollment page that appears.
  6. Please e-mail Sean Rinehart (srinehar@purdue.edu) the following prerequisite information:
    • Your Professor in Charge
    • Your Purdue Career Account ID
    • The dates you received BNC 105 and BNC 150 Training
    • Your BNC 206 online quiz score

Please complete the listed pre-requisites at least 24 hours before attending Cleanroom training.

Course Description:
This course is for users wishing to operate in the Birck Nanotechnology Center Nanofabrication Cleanroom. It covers cleanroom protocols, gowning, safety and emergency procedures. If there are no sessions listed or you need to schedule a session on a different day, then contact Sean Rinehart (srinehar@purdue.edu)

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REM Biological Safety Review and Blood Borne Pathogens

Intended Audience: Birck Bio Laboratory Users

Prerequisite Skills: Pre-requisites for attending: BNC 105, CHP1 and BNC 150

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