The Department of Chemistry is located in the Natural Sciences Complex (NSC) NSC provides more than 160,000 square feet of modern research space, is home to over two dozen faculty-directed research groups, and houses a full complement of instrumentation and support facilities. NSC is also home to our department’s teaching laboratories and a number of lecture halls and classrooms.
Our department is in close proximity to UB’s Silverman Library, which has an extensive collection of electronic journals, databases, and books.
In addition to state-of-the-art instrumentation available in individual research groups, our department maintains the Chemistry Instrument Center and the Magnetic Resonance Center, which contain a range of shared instrumentation for chemical and physical characterization. These centers are managed by Ph.D.-level instrumentation specialists and are available to researchers from throughout UB and the broader community. The department also maintains an electronics shop, a glassblowing shop , and a chemistry stockroom. The College of Arts and Sciences Instrument Machine Shop provides design and fabrication support for laboratories in the Department of Chemistry and other departments within the College.