Facilities

The Department of Chemistry and Physics occupies two floors of the new Science Hall. Renovated and expanded in 2017, the building contains modern facilities for teaching and research. Teaching spaces include two physics labs, three chemistry labs, and the brand new Advanced Chemistry Laboratory. This collaborative space was designed for our integrative and research-based advanced lab sequence. We also have six research labs, for student-faculty research collaborations. The Science Hall also has a large Instrument Center, which houses almost a half million dollars of scientific instrumentation, all for student use.

Advanced Lab, Chemistry

The department's instrumental holdings include:

  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrophotometer with proton, C-13 and F-19 capabilities
  • Fluorescence Spectrophotometer with temperature control cells
  • Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
  • Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrophotometers with temperature controlled multi cell capability
  • Polarimeter
  • CEM MARS and Biotage Initiator research microwave reaction systems
  • Biotage Flash Chromatography system
  • Bomb Calorimeter
  • Two controlled-atmosphere glove boxes
  • Ultra-high performance liquid chromatograph (UPLC) with photodiode array detector connected to a  triple quadrupole mass spectrometer
  • Gas Chromatograph - Mass Spectrometer
  • Cyclic voltammetry
  • Preparative scale high performance liquid chromatography for large samples
  • Bio-Rad Gel Doc EZ
  • NanoDrop 2000c Spectrophotometer