Analytical Division

Analytical Division

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Contact Information:

Chemistry Laboratory Building Room 210
PO Box 117200
Gainesville , Florida 32611-7200
Phone: (352) 392-1369
Fax: (352) 392-4651

Division Head

About the Division:

The Analytical Division consists of over a dozen faculty has been consistently rated in the top 10 Analytical Divisions in the United States during the past 25 years. Multiple national and international awards have been received by several members of the Analytical Division. The Analytical Chemistry Division consistently receives major funding (~3M$) each year from federal grants. The Division has about 80 students in the PhD program and graduates about 15-20 PhDs per year. Between 15 and 20 postdoctoral associates and visiting scientists are present each year. The Division is well-equipped in major instrumentation, including optical spectrometers, lasers, fluorimeters and absorption spectrometers, electrochemical instruments, surface analysis instrumentation, lithographic techniques, mass spectrometers, nanoparticle processing equipment, atomic spectrochemical analysis instruments, Raman spectrometers, etc.

Faculty & Staff

John A. Bowden

Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine and Joint Faculty, Chemistry


Y. Charles Cao



Ping Lin



Charles R. Martin

Crow and Distinguished Professor


Nicolo Omenetto

Research Professor


Nicolas C. Polfer

Associate Professor


Boone M. Prentice

Assistant Professor


Anna Brajter Toth

Associate Professor


Xueying Zhao

Teaching Lab Specialist II





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