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Welcome to the Shimadzu Center for Advanced Analytical Chemistry.

The laboratory was established in 2012 due to the generous support of Shimadzu Scientific Instruments and the University of Texas at Arlington. The $6 million mass spectrometry and analytical chemistry research center includes a large number of mass spectrometers, as well as state-of-the-art supporting peripheries (e.g. chromatograpy and sample preparation) and other spectroscopy instrumentation.


Center News


Well water contaminants highest near gas drillingWell water contaminants highest near gas drilling

A new study of 100 private water wells in and near the Barnett Shale showed elevated levels of potential contaminants such as arsenic and selenium closest to natural gas extraction sites, according to a team of researchers that was led by UT Arlington associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry Kevin Schug. Click here to read the full article.


Research to benefit quality, flow in 150-mile integrated pipelineResearch to benefit quality, flow in 150-mile integrated pipeline

A UT Arlington environmental engineer has been awarded a $394,300 grant from the Tarrant Regional Water District to ensure water quality and flow in the new facilities of the 150-mile Integrated Pipeline Project. Click here to read the full article.


Insights into analytical instrumentation of the futureInsights into analytical instrumentation of the future

Forecasts of dramatic increases in the world’s population have triggered efforts worldwide to find new sources of energy and more effective ways of exploiting conventional energy sources. Click here to read the full article.


New research could improve pharmaceuticals testingNew research could improve pharmaceuticals testing

A UT Arlington chemistry professor, renowned for his work in the area of chemical separations, is leading an effort to find a more accurate way to measure water content in pharmaceuticals – a major quality issue for drug manufacturers. Click here to read the full article.

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The Shimadzu Center for Advanced Analytical Chemistry is open 24/7 for their users!

The Chemistry & Physics Building
700 Planetarium Place
Arlington, TX 76019- 0065

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