Geneva’s Chemistry Department is located in the Roy M. Adams Chemistry Center in the newly renovated Science and Engineering Building. The completely renovated teaching laboratories for organic and inorganic chemistry are equipped with separate ventilation hoods for each student. Two additional large laboratories provide separate renovated space for physical chemistry and for major instrumentation. A separate large renovated laboratory is specially equipped for chemical research. In addition, the department has a lab classroom, two smaller instrument laboratories, a shop, and four stockroom storage areas.
A listing of the department’s major equipment is given below.
In addition, we have a wide variety of smaller instruments and equipment including electronic balances, pH meters, single-beam spectrophotometers, refractometers, polarimeters, rotoevaporators, ovens, furnaces, stirrers, hotplates, thermostat baths, etc…
Computers are an integral part of nearly all of the major instruments in the department, being used for instrument control, data acquisition, data processing, and data display. In addition to dedicated computer laboratories, S&E building has wireless access for internet connectivity.
Geneva engineering students compete in national competitions including the Solar Splash, Steel Bridge Building and the Society of Automotive Engineers Baja Competition.