FASE is hosted by the Department of Chemistry, and belongs under the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, with projects belonging to the Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology (SMN).
FASE is operative as of August 2012.
Professor Truls Norby heads the research group, together with Professor Reidar Haugsrud.
FASE is located at Oslo Science Park (Forskningsparken) and with anadministrative officer, Xuemei Cui. She is located at FASE in Forskningsparken and can be reached at + 47 22 84 06 64.