Research Instrumentation Center

Overview of Services

The Research Instrumentation Center is a core facility in the Department of Chemistry that oversees the shared departmental instrumentation and the mass spec service. RIC is open to users outside the department as well as outside of Purdue.


Patricia Bishop, Ph.D.



Location and Hours of Operation

Hours Location

Chemistry users 24/7                                                   

Non-Chemistry users 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, M-F


BRWN 3154, WTHR 145

Department of Chemistry

Purdue University

Getting Started

Please refer to RIC User Policy.


**To submit samples for mass spec analysis click on the "Request Services" tab and look for "Submit samples for mass spec analysis"


**For Purdue students: First-time users should click "Register" in upper right.  Returning students will click "Sign In"

**For Non-Purdue individuals: Before you register, you must be assigned a Business Partner Number and given Purdue credentials to register/login.  

Please contact the center manager for further information.


Links and Resources

For more information, visit the Research Instrumentation Center website.



Name Role Phone Email Location
Patricia Bishop
(765) 494-7188
BRWN 3154
Hartmut Hedderich
Staff Scientist
(765) 494-6543
BRWN 4165B
Ryan Hilger
(765) 494-5234
BRWN 4135B
Mike Everly
Staff Scientist
(765) 494-5232
BRWN 4151B
Arlene Rothwell
Staff Scientist
(765) 494-5469
WTHR 145