The Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of Memphis is housed in the J. M. Smith Chemistry Building, a 125,000 sq. ft. five-story structure. 

  • Recently acquired equipment from NSF funding:
    • Varian flame AA and Varian graphite furnace AA instruments (CCLI, DUE 0088534)
    • Bruker AXS D8 Advance X-Ray Diffractometer (MRI, DMR 0521226)
    • Varian DirectDrive 500 MHz NMR spectrometer (CRIF, CHE 0443627)
    • ThermoElectron LCQ Advantage liquid chromatograph mass spectrometer (MRI, CHE 0619682)
    • Aviv 410 spectrometer with circular dichroism, absorbance, and fluorescence detection with titration, stopped flow, and temperature control accessories (MRI, CHE 0722973)
  • Substantial Computational Chemistry Infrastructure and Computing Facilities (see CROMIUM and HPC websites)
  • Other on-campus facilities are available in these research centers and labs:
    • Bioinformatics
    • Biosurface Center
    • Biomaterials Lab
    • FedEx Institute of Technology
    • Feinstone Center for Genomic Research
    • Ground Water Institute
    • High Performance Computing
    • Integrated Microscopy Center
    • Musculoskeletal Industry Resources