In order to establish your KNI lab membership, please fill out the relevant form below and submit to Tiffany Kimoto (firstname.lastname@example.org), then follow the next steps below. External users will be required to submit additional paperwork. You can find information on our usage rates here.
KNI Information & Billing Forms
- Caltech members
- Caltech SURF/WAVE students
- JPL members
- Non-Caltech Academic or Government members
- Industry/corporate members
Non-Caltech Academic/Government and Industry/Corporate members are considered external users. There are additional requirements to set up an external user's KNI lab membership:
- Facilities Use Agreement (FUA)
- Proof of Liability Insurance (COI)
- Purchase Order (PO)
Please contact Tiffany Kimoto (email@example.com) for full instructions and the required paperwork for setting up your external lab membership.
For all users: Once paperwork has been submitted, please contact Associate Director of Technical Operations Guy DeRose (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Lab Coordinator and Safety Officer Bert Mendoza (email@example.com), to schedule New Member Orientation and Chemical Handling training. Training will take about 3 hours total, including the in-lab Chemical Handling portion. Training is offered the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, starting at 9am and ending at 12pm.
NOTE: If you will be using the Tecnai TF-30 TEM only, you can bypass the general safety training requirement and contact Guy DeRose (firstname.lastname@example.org) directly to schedule instrument training.