Facility for Rare Isotope Beams
Michigan State University
640 South Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 355-9672

Employment information

FRIB Human Resources

Events contact

Bob Patterer, FRIB Chief of Staff
Phone: (517) 908-7573

Media contact

Karen King, Communications Manager
Phone: (517) 908-7262



Outside visitors arriving by car should park in the Shaw parking ramp, which is north of FRIB directly across Shaw Lane. Visitors should park in a metered space in the subterranean levels. There are no meters on the upper levels. Note: parking in the Shaw ramp is free (at unmetered spaces) overnight from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. and on the weekend.

Directions from Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW):

  • Exit airport toward freeways
  • Merge onto I-94 W 
  • Take I-94 W to I-275 N (exit 194)
  • Take I-275 N to I-96 W
  • Take I-96 W (toward Lansing) to I-496/US-127 N (exit 106)
  • Take US-127 N (3.2 miles) to Trowbridge Road (exit 9)
  • Drive east on Trowbridge Road (0.5 miles) to Harrison Road and turn left (north)
  • Turn right (east) on Shaw Lane (1 mile) to FRIB

Directions from Lansing’s Capital Region International Airport (LAN):

  • Exit airport by heading west on East Circle Drive toward West Commerce Road (0.2 miles)
  • Continue onto West Commerce Road
  • Turn right onto Capitol City Boulevard
  • Turn right onto Grand River Avenue 
  • Turn left onto North Waverly Road (3.4 miles)
  • Slight right to merge onto I-496 E (5 miles)
  • Take I-496 E to Trowbridge Road (exit 9)
  • Drive east (0.5 miles) on Trowbridge Road to Harrison Road
  • Turn left (north) on Harrison Road (0.4 miles) 
  • Turn right (east) on Shaw Lane (1 mile) to FRIB

Accessible accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services, and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested in advance by contacting FRIB Chief of Staff Bob Patterer at (517) 908-7573 or Requests received will be honored whenever possible.

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