Chemistry Facilities & Instrumentation

Coming in summer 2020, a 50,000-square foot addition to the Hoffberger Science Building will create modern lab and learning spaces.

Learn more about the Hoffberger Science Building Renovation


The chemistry department occupies the entire second floot of the Hoffberger Science Building, with some labs on the first floor and the NMR facility on the ground floor. 

  • General Chemistry Lab

  • Organic Chemistry Lab

  • Biochemistry Lab


The department contains many pieces of high quality instrumentation.  All undergraduates taking chemistry classes and doing research with chemistry faculty members get hands-on experience with our instruments.

  • Bruker DRX 400 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer

  • Shimadzu QP-5000 Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer

  • Shimadzu Prominence LC20 High Performance Liquid Chromatograph

  • GE Akta FPLC, GE Storm 340 Phosphorimager, BioRad MJ-Mini Thermal Cycler, Photon Technologies, Inc. Fluorescence spectrometer with lifetime attachment

  • Thermo Evolution 600 UV/VIS Spectrometer, Shimadzu Multi-Spec 1501 Diode-Array Spectrometer

  • Shimadzu UV-2400 UV/VIS Spectrometer, Dupont Sorvall Preparative High-Speed Centrifuge

  • Jasco J600 Circular Dichroism Spectrometer

  • Jasco V530 UV/VIS Spectrometer (3)

  • MBraun.Inc. Inert Atmosphere Glovebox

  • Princeton Applied Research Model 263A Potentiostat/Galvanostat

  • Thermo Elemental Model S4 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer

  • ThermoNicolet Avatar 370 Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR)