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Ogden College Instrumentation

Having access to instrumentation opens research opportunities across all of Ogden College.

Notable Instrument Acquisition Efforts in the Past Year:

  • Atomic Force Microscope
  • GC-MS
  • Fluorescence Microscope
  • Thermal Analyzer
  • Thermal Mechanical Analyzer
  • Flood Telemetry System
  • BET
  • EEG
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • Stereo Fluorescence Dissecting Microscope

Dr. Bangbo Yan and Pauline Norris with Chemistry Instrumentation

The WKU Advanced Materials Institute (AMI) houses instrumentation for characterizing materials, separations, x-ray diffraction, and thermal analysis.

OCSE Equipment Data (PDF)

Since 2009, Ogden College faculty have received over $6.2 million in instrumentation and equipment grants for the use of our students in research and classes.  Some of our new instrumentation includes:

Ogden College has a strong history supporting research and project infrastructure at WKU, both through the academic departments and through the many interdisciplinary ARTP centers.  Students, faculty, staff, and independent contractors should contact the individuals responsible for each piece of equipment if they have a need to use it.

A list of all available instrumentation can be found here (PDF).  Each department and center maintains additional equipment that might meet your needs.

Questions regarding instrumentation not on this list are directed to the Associate Dean for Research, Cathleen Webb.

Dr. Cathleen Webb
Dr. Cathleen Webb
- Professor, Associate Dean for Research, Ogden College of Science & Engineering, Director, ARTP


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 Last Modified 8/22/23