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Facilities & Equipment

The Department of Chemistry is located in the Pell Hall/Life Science Building on the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University. Building facilities include research and classroom laboratories, equipment rooms and storage facilities. Laboratories are used for both faculty and undergraduate research projects. At C.W. Post, we are committed to providing our chemistry students with hands-on experience using sophisticated technology and equipment. Please see the list below of instrumentation and equipment for students taking chemistry courses or pursuing the bachelor’s degrees in chemistry or forensic science. Access to state-of-the-art equipment prepares students well for graduate school or their first job.

Forensic Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis Laboratory (Pell Hall, Room 316)

  • Agilent 6850/5975C Gas Chromatograph/Mass Selective Detector System
  • HP 5890 GC-MS System with 5972 Series Mass Selective Detector
  • Anasazi Eft-GENII Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer
  • Dionex ICS-1000 Ion Chromatography System
  • Shimadzu AA-6200 Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
  • Varian 800 FT-IR Spectrophotometer
  • Thermo Nicolet 380 FT-IR Spectrophotometer
  • Shimadzu UV-1650 Spectrophotometer
  • Shimadzu UV-1800 Spectrophotometer
  • Beckman DU640 UV-VIS Spectrophotometer
  • Two HP 5890 Gas Chromatographs with Flame Ionization Detectors
  • Three Perkin Elmer 8000 Series Gas Chromatographs with Flame Ionization Detectors

Organic Chemistry Instrument Laboratory (Pell Hall, Room 330)

  • Nine Gow-Mac Series 350 and 400 Gas Chromatographs
  • Three Perkin Elmer Spectrum RX1 FT-IR Spectrophotometers
  • Three Perkin Elmer 1600 Series FT-IR Spectrophotometers

(Every student who takes the two-semester Organic Chemistry sequence receives hands-on experience with the above instruments.)

General Chemistry Laboratory Suite (Pell Hall, Rooms 301-307)

  • Thermo Spectronic 20D+ Spectrophotometers
  • Mettler Toledo and Thermo Orion pH Meters

(Every student who takes the CHM3&4 General Chemistry sequence gets hands-on experience with the above laboratory instruments.)

All of the above instruments are available for individual student research, in addition to others located in research labs (e.g., Polarographic Analyzer and HPLC).

For information please contact:

Neil Edwards
Laboratory Manager
Department of Chemistry
C. W. Post Campus
Long Island University
Phone: 516-299-2017
Fax: 516-299-3944