Staff Scientist, Electron Microprobe Technician
Karl Cronberger is the Lab Manager for the Analytical Science and Engineering at Notre Dame (ASEND) Core Facility. Within this role, he is responsible for overall operation of the Core Facility, including the maintenance, operation, and method development for the various instruments at ASEND. Karl also works as the Electron Microprobe Technician in the Materials Characterization Facility at ND Energy. In 2019, Karl graduated from the University of Notre Dame with his PhD. His thesis work focused on chemical and textural characterization of lunar basalts using microanalysis techniques and optical microscopy.