Bob Hafner

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Bob Hafner

Transmission Electron Microscopy, (TEM [including cryo and bio], cryo prep)


Malcolm Moos Health Sciences Tower
Room 17-164A
515 Delaware Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455


  • M.S. and Ph.D. in Science Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.S. in Biology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Professional Background

  • Imaging experience at SUNY Alfred's College of Ceramic Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison's Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering, and Northwestern's Biological Imaging Facility.
  • An accomplished career as a science educator (a dozen refereed publications regarding problem-solving performance in the sciences from an expert/novice perspective).

Scientific & Professional Societies

Minnesota Microscopy SocietyMicroscopy Society of America


Professional responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with TEM sample preparation and imaging in CharFac's Moos Tower EM facility
  • Working with the U of M's EM advisory Committee to help implement its initiatives
  • Training and instructional development.