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Access procedure

Access to the resources of the VIz Lab is available to faculty members of the University of Minnesota Duluth for themselves and their research groups who have established a research project at the specific laboratory. To establish a project, the faculty principal investigator completes the Access Request Form. Proposals should be sent to the Viz Lab coordinator, the principal investigator's Dean or Director, and the principal investigator's department head. When completing the request form electronically, email addresses for the dean or director and the department head will be requested. The completed form will be sent to them as well as the Viz Lab Coordinator automatically.

If submitting the form by paper, a copy should be sent to the Viz Lab Coordinator, the principal investigator's Dean or Director, and the principal investigator's department head.

Viz Lab Coordinator:

Lisa Fitzpatrick, Viz Lab Coordinator
UMD Viz Lab
MPAC 154
1215 Ordean Ct.
Duluth, MN 55812
Email: vizlab@d.umn.edu

Review Procedures

Access requests are reviewed by the principal investigator's Dean and the Director of ITSS, based upon the information requested in the proposal and on the following review criteria:

Relevance of the work to the lab's mission of imaging and visualization quality of the proposed research

Need for visualization and digital imaging lab resources and the efficiency of use of those resources

Principal investigator's ability as judged by past accomplishments

External funding or other evidence of successful peer review or future potential

Results of the principal investigator's past usage of visualization and digital imaging lab

Importance of the proposed work in its own field

Potential for continued research and development. Principal investigators may, if desired, include, as an appendix to this proposal, additional material relevant to these concerns for use by reviews