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Welcome to the Shimadzu Center for Environmental, Forensics, and Material Science.

The Shimadzu Center for Environmental, Forensics, and Material Science harnesses the power of the most up-to-date technology for the study of major and trace element analysis, contaminant detection, and material structures. Instrumentation includes multiple X-ray platforms and electron microprobe analyzer; atomic absorption, inductively coupled plasma emission and fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Further enhanced by particle size analyzers from the nano- to micro-scale and total organic carbon analyzers. The facility has applications in homeland security, environmental science, geological science, and material engineering. This facility will be available for use in the spring of 2014.


Center News


$25.2 million research partnership$25.2 million research partnership

The University of Texas System Board of Regents today allocated $7.5 million from the Permanent University Fund toward the formation of the Institute for Research Technologies at UT Arlington, a $25.2 million endeavor that will transform research capabilities and STEM education throughout the UT System and Texas. 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.


TECH Fort Worth at UTATECH Fort Worth at UTA

The University of Texas at Arlington and TechFW, a Fort Worth-based technology startup initiative, have agreed to a multi-year partnership to commercialize University research and move innovation to the marketplace. Click here to read the full article.


Science advances with ShimadzuScience advances with Shimadzu

The University of Texas at Arlington offers students a new level of experience with the most sophisticated scientific instrumentation this fall with the opening of two new teaching laboratories as part of the Shimadzu Institute for Research Technologies. Click here to read the full article.

Now Open

The Shimadzu Center for Environmental, Forensics, and Material Science will be open soon in a new facility located in the Life Science Building!

Life Science Building (LS)
501 S. Nedderman Dr.
Arlington, TX 76019- 0065

Click here for directions