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Research Facilities

The Department of Chemistry maintains a broad selection of state-of-the-art research instrumentation. A key feature of all our labs is the availability of skilled and dedicated technical staff members who keep the instruments well-maintained and help students with user training, sample prep, data interpretation, and instrument scheduling. There are four research instrumentation facilities within the chemistry department:

  • Chromatography
    • Location: 1001 Hahn Hall South
    • Contact: Mehdi Ashraf-Khorassani (
  • Crystallography
    • Location: Integrated Life Sciences Building (ILSB) in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center (CRC)
    • Contact: Carla Slebodnick (
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR)
    • Location: 006 Hahn Hall South
    • Contact: Ken Knott (, Murthy Shaniah (
  • Surface Analysis Lab
    • Location: 008 Hahn Hall South
    • Contact: Nicholas Popczun (

Technical Support

  • Electronics Shop (IT and Instrument Support)
    • Location: 1107 & 1111 Hahn Hall South
    • Contact: Larry Jackson (, Steve Breeding (
  • Stockroom
    • Location: 174 Davidson Hall
    • Contact: Sharelle Carbaugh (
  • Poster Printing
    • Location: 480 Davidson Hall
    • Contact: EMillie Shephard (, Greg Atkins (

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Email our Facilities Manager, Kenny Smith, with any maintenance requests.

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Kenny Smith, Facilities Manager