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Jahn Laboratory

With its distinctive glass façade, Jahn Laboratory is the high-tech home for the College’s world-renowned chemistry program. Among its many attributes, the building has a 40-station organic teaching lab, computational chemistry lab, polymer processing lab, a variety of research laboratories, culture rooms, a laser spectroscopy lab and a rooftop atmospheric sampling station.

  • Jahn Laboratory

    Jahn Laboratory

  • Students on Computer

    Reviewing experimental results

  • People in Hallway

    Jahn hallway

  • Lab Research

    Jahn hosts both instruction and funded research

  • Lab Experiment

    Jahn hosts both instruction and funded research

  • Front of Jahn

    Jahn entrance

  • Blue Chemicals in Flasks


  • Student Conducting Research

    Graduate student at work

  • Laboratory

    One of many labs in the building

  • Chemicals

    Research in progress

  • Reflective Windows

    Jahn's signature glass facade

  • Students Using Cover

    Ventilated work stations

  • Lab Machine

    High tech research

  • Students on Computer

    High tech research

  • Illick from the Front

    Jahn Lab

  • Students Conducting Experiment

    Experiment in progress

  • Students in Lab

    Undergraduates at work

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Jahn Laboratory

Formal Name: Edwin C. Jahn Laboratory

Dedication Date: 1997

Gross Area: 82,260 SF

Original Cost: $22,000,000

Primary Use: Teaching; Research; Service

Program Units

Named Facilities:

  • Walter P. Smith Laboratory
  • William D. Gooden Laboratory
  • Niagara Mohawk Laboratory

Program Support Facilities:

  • Cold rooms
  • constant temperature room
  • clean room

Specialized Equipment: Mass spectrometers with liquid gas and chromatography inputs; nuclear magnetic resonance instruments (300, 600 and 800 MHz)