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Our analytical chemistry program is especially well known for students and faculty developing new instrumentation and measurement strategies. Strong departmental support has been the foundation during our 75-year history.

The Jonathan Amy Facility for Chemical Instrumentation assists these efforts. Facility personnel have diverse backgrounds in chemistry, electrical engineering, and systems programming.

The Center for Analytical Instrumentation Development (CAID) helps to develop innovative “machine tools of science” that enable discoveries across a broad spectrum of life science. These activities will lead to routine, point-of-need devices for use in drug discovery, clinical diagnostics, environmental monitoring, and the fight against chemical and biological terrorism.