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The Hub

The Applied Science Hub, where Concordia's scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs innovate to accelerate next-generation research.

The Lab

Our lab, equipped with six spaceous 6-foot fumehoods and instrumentation listed below.

Student Offices

Student offices and amenities include a quiet space to work, with kitchenette including fridge, microwaves, coffee machine, etc.


Rigaku MiniFlex 6G

A multi-purpose benchtop powder X-ray diffractometer with 8-position autosampler and option to perform variable temperature PXRD to 450 °C.

Micromeritics Tristar II Plus

Two fully automated surface area and porosity analyzers that deliver rapid high throughput analysis with high accuracy.

Micromeritics Smart VacPrep

Two gas adsorption sample preparation devices. Advanced six-port system that utilizes vacuum to prepare samples by heating and evacuation.

Micromeritics 3Flex

High precision gas adsorption analyzer for surface area and porosity measurements with vapour sorption capabilities.

Micromeritics AccuPyc II 1345

Gas displacement pycnometry system for determining the true density of powders, solids, and slurries.

Vacuum Desiccator Cabinet

35L Bel-Art vacuum desiccator cabinet.

Vacuum Desiccators

Two Bel-Art™ SP Scienceware™ Lab Companion Round Style Vacuum Desiccators

Critical Point Dryer

Samdri®-PVT-3D, a manual critical point dryer with advanced auto-pressure and temperature control.

Gravity Convection Ovens

Six 65-L VWR gravity convection ovens with a temperature range of 50-250°C.

Vacuum Oven

Fisherbrand™ Isotemp™ Model 281A Vacuum Oven

Temperature Programmable Oven

Carbolite PN 60 Natural Convection Oven with Touch Screen Controller


Two Eppendorf Microcentrifuges 5430

Compound Microscope

Laxco™ LMC-2000 Compound Microscope System with magnification of 4X, 10X, 40X, and 100X (oil).

Analytical Balances

Sartorius Entris and Quintix Analytical Balances

Schlenk Line