Nanoscience Instruments combines expertise in microscopy and surface science instrumentation with real-world solutions. We partner with innovative instrument manufacturers around the world to help scientists and engineers solve complex problems leading to break-through innovations. Our team of scientists and engineers are passionate about solutions and connecting our customers with the right products and services to accomplish these goals.
Our customers across academia, government and industry benefit from our innovation and quality assurance. Our fast and responsive staff provides support and advice in instrumentation selection, installation, training, and service. We are committed to your success.
The Nanoscience Instruments diverse portfolio includes surface science and nanoscale microscopy instrumentation, including desktop scanning electron microscopes, quartz crystal microbalances with dissipation, contact angle meters and interfacial tension measuring instruments, sample preparation for SEM and TEM, electrospinning equipment, optical profilometry instruments, nanoindentation instruments, micro and nanomanipulation systems, portable AFMs & STMs, as well as consumables and accessories for these instruments.
As cofounder at Nanoscience Instruments, Mark has played a pivotal role in growing the company from its early inception to the dynamic and successful organization it is today. Mark’s strategic vision is the culmination of over 25 years of experience in both technical marketing and sales combined with his academic experience in scientific instrumentation. From his global marketing experience at multiple scanning probe microscope manufacturers, he’s developed and implemented a successful marketing program targeted to very sophisticated research customers.
Mark obtained a B.S. in physics and continued afterward in the Physics graduate program at Arizona State University.
As cofounder at Nanoscience Instruments, Sebastian is responsible for sales, business development and supplier relationships. He has leveraged his technical expertise in surface science & nanotechnology, and entrepreneurial business background to guide and support newcomers to the nanotechnology industry.
After finishing his Ph.D. in Switzerland, he moved to Phoenix and joined an Atomic Force microscope manufacturer and Arizona State University. From 2000 – 2004, he was Chief Science Officer of a Biotechnology Company in Rockville, MD.
He received his Master’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Freiburg and his Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistry from the Laboratory of Micro-and Nanostructures at the Paul Scherrer Institute and the University of Bern.