Aaron Payne joined Nanotech West in early August 2012 as a Laboratory Process Technician. At Nanotech West, Aaron is the primary contact for the Bruker Dimension AFM and the K&S dicing saw. He assists in MOCVD growth, reactor maintenance and epitaxial material analysis. He also conducts orientation and safety training for new users.
Prior to his arrival at Ohio State he worked in an analytical testing laboratory for the HVAC/R (heating, venting, air conditioning, and refrigeration) industry.
Aaron holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Hanover College.