The support staff in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering offers clerical and technical expertise for virtually every aspect of teaching and research. Instrument facilities such as the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD), Electronics Shop, Mechanical Shop and Chemical Stores are managed by our dedicated and knowledgeable technical staff. In addition, the undergraduate laboratories are fully staffed by qualified Chemical Technologists and their Assistants.
These people are well-qualified and are available for advice in many areas. Our knowledgeable Administrative Assistant and Technical Officer provide great support for cadets, graduate students and visitors guiding them through unfamiliar territory, in purchasing supplies and equipment, as well as with academic and personnel queries including safety and security.