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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


NAI names UTA Researchers as Fellows NAI names UTA Researchers as Fellows

Two University of Texas at Arlington professors known for their innovation in the world of chemistry have been named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. Click here to read the full article.


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.


sensitive estrogen detection developedsensitive estrogen detection developed

Scientists at the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies have collaborated to develop a new method for detecting trace amounts of estrogen in small samples that holds the potential to improve research into cancer and other diseases. Click here to read the full article.


Water quality questionsWater quality questions

The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District is seeking water well owners in Parker, Wise, Montague and Hood counties to participate in a groundwater quality study in partnership with University of Texas at Arlington researchers through a private firm. Click here to read the full article.

Now Open

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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