Here are some of the instruments within the chemistry department.
Shiyue Yan using HPLC (high performance liquid chromatography) to examine the amount of vanillin in vanilla extract.
Elizabeth Clemons determining sodium in tap water using AA (atomic absorption spectroscopy).
Charlotte Tay analyzing lead in soil samples by AA.
Using a Schlenk line to make an air-sensitive compound in the advanced inorganic lab. (Our magnetic susceptibility balance is on the desk in the background.)
Sonia Lyle inserting samples into the autosampler of the GC/MS (gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer).