Shimadzu opens centre for scientific exploration

April 13, 2012

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Shimadzu has announced that they will establish the Shimadzu Centre for Advanced Analytical Chemistry at the University of Texas at Arlington, USA.

Shimadzu has announced that they will establish the Shimadzu Centre for Advanced Analytical Chemistry at the University of Texas at Arlington, USA.

The centre will be located in the university’s chemistry and physics building and will feature $6 million worth of state-of–the-art chromatography, mass spectrometry and spectroscopy equipment. The equipment will be used for research into illnesses such as cancer and malaria, as well as in the development of nanofabrication materials for industry.

James D. Spaniolo, UT Arlington President, commented, “We are honoured that a company with the worldwide reach of Shimadzu has chosen to invest in UT Arlington’s research programme.”

In addition to the opening of the centre, Kevin Schug, UT Arlington associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been named the Shimadzu Distinguished Professor of Analytical Chemistry.

Shuzo Maruyama, president of Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, said, “Kevin Schug is one of the leading young scientists in the country, and it will be a pleasure to work with him and the entire team at UT Arlington on future projects.”

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