Analytical NMR Service & Research Center

Contact: Consultation; project planning; sample submissions, and campus user training.


Fu Chen, Ph.D.
Director of NMR Center
FAX: 301-314-9121
NMR Office: Rm. B0130 Building #91.  


Sample submission and Campus User training Forms:

Samples and request forms can be submitted during office hours to staff memebers in the Room B0130. (see map below for more direction)

IF your group is new to use our facility, please complete the New Account Form, the current service rate is disclosed in the table listed below.

For all samples, please fill out the Sample submission form at the time of sample submission.


New Account Form

For research groups either from academic or from non-academic institutes.


The form requires either a PO# or departmental FRS number to set up a new account for six months of NMR & EPR Analytical Services.
  Sample submission form For each batch of samples with the same PO# or FRS#
  Basic NMR access and Training For UM research group with existing account to sponsor its student for Practical NMR training.

This is only applicable for users who use the facility at least once every two months. Different user rates apply.

  NMR observation only For visiting students who would gain access but not operating the spectrometer.
  NMR workshop

For advanced 1D or 2D NMR training


Shipping Address: Campus Map.

  Atten: Fu Chen  
  University of Maryland  
  Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry  
  Building #91 Chemistry Receiving  
  8051 Regents Dr.  
  College Park  
  MD, 20742.  


Driving and parking Direction:

From Capital Beltway, take US Route 1 South, College Park Exit.
  • About 2 miles south, just pass MacDonalds and Ford Car Dealer, you come to the three lane wide intersection.
  • Take right hand turn at traffic light onto Campus Drive.
  • Bear right, within 40 feet, right turn onto Paint Branch Drive.
  • Go straight, pass One Stop sign , next block, left turn onto Paint Branch Drive Visitor Park Lot.
  • Walk back one block, turn right to Stadium Drive, walk one short block .
  • Chemistry Building is on your left across the street, enter through the first entrance (Wing 1) at the street side of the Building.
  • Walk down to the basement , NMR labs are near the end of the hallway


Facilities Locations in Building 91:

  • NMR Office and repair shop ( B0130 A&B)
  • NMR Lab I (spectrometers: AV600, SS500, AM400 and Console500)--- B0128-124, Wing 1 Basement of Chemistry Bldg #91.
  • NMR Lab II (spectrometers: NMR400 and CHEM400) ---B0117, wing 1 Basement in Chemistry Bldg #91.


Last update: Feb, 2020 FC