Western Kentucky University


The Department is located in the Thompson Complex Central, North Wings and in Snell Hall. State-of –the –art instrumentation is one of the hallmarks of the graduate program. Students benefits from direct interaction with faculties and can be personally trained in the operation of a wide range of instrumentation including:

  • NMR spectrometer (JEOL, 500 MHz)
  • ATIR spectrometer (Spectrum One)
  • Fluorescence spectrometer
  • UV-visible spectrometer
  • Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
  • GC/MS
  • Micro and macro-elemental facilities
  • Thermogravimetric analysis facilities (TGA)
  • Differential scanning colorimetric analysis facilities
  • X-ray powder diffraction facilities
  • TEM (JEOL, 100CX,equipped with an IXRF energy dispersive X-ray analysis system)
  • SEM (JEOL 5400LV)
  • AKTA-Plus-FPLC
  • HPLC purification systems


 Last Modified 7/22/13