State-of-the-Art, Hands-On Learning

Students in the Department of Chemistry have the opportunity to engage in state-of-the-art, hands-on learning experiences that bridge theory with practical application, fostering a dynamic and immersive educational environment.

Technology At Your Disposal

As a chemistry student, you benefit from access to specialized, state-of-the-art, research-grade instruments. Our faculty mentors will guide you as you gain first-hand experience and expertise with the technology you’re likely to encounter as your career advances.

Check out our instrument list to see how you might continue your journey to better understand our world.

  • 400 MHz Fourier-transform nuclear magnetic resonance (FT-NMR) spectrometer
  • Multiple UV-visible spectrophotometers, including a temperature control option
  • Multiple fluorescence spectrometers, including a temperature control option
  • Atomic absorption (AA) spectrometer including flame and graphite furnace sources
  • Multiple high-performance liquid chromatographs (HPLC) with autosamplers
  • Multiple Fourier-transform infrared spectrometers (FT-IR)
  • Potentiostat system for electrochemical measurements
  • Gas chromatography/mass spectrometer (GC-MS)
  • Gas chromatograph (FID)
  • Nitrogen glove box with solvent purification system
  • Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) instrument with Nd:YAG laser
  • Organic solvent purification system
  • Additional instruments including a plate reader, laminar flow hood, microscopes, and others