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Chemistry, BS


Physical. Inorganic. Biochemistry. Whatever your focus, you’ll be able to use a wide variety of instrumentation for research projects. You'll train on top-of-the-line instruments that enable you to do meaningful science.

Major Instrumentation

  • 500MHz NMR Spectrometer: Bruker Ascend with AVANCE NEO console
  • UV-Vis-NIR spectrophotometer: Agilent Cary 5000
  • Diode array spectrometer: Hewlett Packard 8453 (4)
  • Spectrofluorometer: Horiba Scientific FluoroMax-4
  • FT-IR with FT-Raman spectrometer: Thermo Scientific Nicolet 6700/NXR 9610
  • Multimode plate reader: Perkin Elmer Envision
  • Atomic absorption spectrometer: Shimadzu AA-6650
  • Flash chromatography system: Buchi Reveleris X2
  • Gas chromatography: Varian 430 (4)
  • HPLC:  Agilent 1100 Infinity and Agilent 1200 Infinity (2)
  • FPLC: GE AKTA pure
  • GC/MS: Hewlett Packard 6890 GC & 5973 MS
  • Potentiostat/galvanostat: Pine Instrument Company WaveNow (2)
  • Isothermal titration calorimeter: TA Instruments Nano
  • Glove box: Labstar Pro SP MBraun Anaerobic Glovebox (1800/780)

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Learn By Doing

Use advanced instrumentation to learn the skills needed for postgraduate education and your future career. In addition to learning experimental techniques in laboratory courses, you have the opportunity to conduct research with faculty members in the department.

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