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Do you need access to analytical instrumentation to support to your R&D activities?

BCIT’s Chemistry Department offers a range of services for companies or academic institutions looking to carrying out chemical analysis but without the budget to purchase the instrumentation required.

Instrumentation available includes:

  • Inductively Coupled Plasma -Tandem Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS/MS)
  • Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
  • Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS)
  • Gas Chromatography (GC)
  • Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
  • Ion Chromatography (IC)
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR)
  • Ultraviolet (UV) / Visible Spectroscopy
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR)
  • Fluorescence Spectroscopy
  • Automated Solid Phase Extraction
  • Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS) and Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (GFAAS).

For more information, please contact the Chemistry Program Head, Kevin Soulsbury at 604-456-8131.

Staying ahead

This last year, BCIT Chemistry Instructor Jimmy Lowe immersed himself in industry so he could bring a relevant and fresh perspective to his colleagues and students in the classroom. “It was a great learning experience.”

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Do you need to improve your analytical chemistry skills?

Technological advances have resulted in an evolution from traditional chemistry to sophisticated processes using computerized instruments. BCIT’s Chemistry Department can offer a range of special workshops in analytical chemistry and instrumentation, for companies looking for some extensive applied training to further develop industry standard techniques in the laboratory.

Training can include:

  • Introduction to Analytical Chemistry
  • Gas Chromatographic Techniques
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatographic Techniques
  • LC/MS and Applications
  • GC/MS and Applications
  • and others

For more information, please contact the Chemistry PTS Coordinator, Jimmy Lowe, at 604-412-7487.

Expanding Knowledge

“This was a good introduction to many of the most commonly used techniques in analytic chemistry. The instructors were knowledgeable and helpful, and the lectures were fast-paced and interesting. The course was useful in expanding my knowledge and range of skills in the chemistry lab.”

Marusha Taylor
Analytical Chemistry Student