The department hosts state of the art facilities to conduct solid/ liquid/ gas phase analysis for guiding fundamental and applied chemical engineering research. The Analytical Laboratory of the department houses sophisticated instruments having a wide variety of applications like Particle Characterization, Concentration Measurement, Titration, Rheological property analysis etc.

Facilities Available in Analytical Lab
  • Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer (AAS)
  • Auto-Titrator
  • BET Surface Area Analyzer
  • Chemisorb
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
  • Delsa Nano
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
  • Gas Chromatograph (GC)
  • Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS) [Status: Not Working]
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatograph (PerkinElmer)
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatograph with RI detector (Shimadzu)
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatograph with UV detector (Shimadzu)
  • Karl Fischer Titrator
  • Microscope
  • Microwave Reactor
  • Laser Particle Size Analyzer (LPSA) 
  • Lyophilizer 
  • Millipore Water Synthesis Unit
  • Mercury Porosimeter 
  • Rheometer 
  • Spinning Drop Tensiometer 
  • Tensiometer 
  • Thermo Gravimetric Analyzer (TGA)
  • TOC-Analyzer 
  • UV Visible Spectrophotometer (PerkinElmer) 
  • UV Visible Spectrophotometer ( Shimadzu)
DST-FIST funded Analytical Instruments
  • Ellipsometer 
  • Gas Chromatograph
  • High Pressure Thermal Gravimetric Analyzer (HPTGA)
  • Interfacial Rheometer
  • Time Resolved Stereoscopic PIV
  • X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)
Auxiliary Instruments
  • Centrifuge (Model No. :2-16P, Make: Sigma, Germany) 
  • Chillers (Model No. : F32, Make: Julabo, Germany Model No.: TC 45, Make: Huber, USA)
  • Digital Balance (Model No.: ME204, Make: Mettler Toledo, Switzerland) 
  • Circulating Baths (Model No.: RW-2025G, Make: Lab Companion, USA) 
  • Conductivity Meter (Model No.: 51E, Make: Electronics, India 
  • Dehumidifier (Model No.: Oº, Make: Origin: Mumbai) 
  • Digital Balance (Model No.: ME 204, Make: Mettler Toledo, Switzerland) 
  • High Resolution Microscope (Model No.: Axiostar plus, Make: Carl Zeiss, Germany) 
  • pH Meter (Model No.: pH 700; Make: Eutech Instruments, Singapore) 
  • Polarimeter (Model No.: 14-8.5-100-6.0, Make: Rudolph, USA) 
  • Rotavapr (Model No.: R 300, Make: Buchi, Switzerland) 
  • Sonicator (Model No.: 3.5 L/00H/DTC, Make: PCi, Mumbai)


Click here to view instruments details available for analysis and their typical applications

In charge of the Lab Lab Address
Dr. Omkar S. Deshmukh
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of  Technology Guwahati
E-mail    :  
Phone    : +91 361 258 3547
Fax        : +91 361 258 2291
Location : Room No: 209 (New Annex)
Analytical Lab
Department of Chemical Engineering
Indian Institute of  Technology Guwahati
Email              : analyticallab@iitg.ac.in
Phone             : +91 361 258 2294
Location          : Analytical Laboratory, 1st Floor.

The instruments in the Analytical Laboratory are available for analysis to other Departments and Centers within IITG as well as other Institutes and External Agencies.

Note: Prior permission is mandatory through email for the external sample (s) aspirant before sending it to analyze. Otherwise, it may return without assigning any reason

To request an analysis with any of our instruments:

Internal User (from Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati) : Is required to register through the online portal. click here
Internal User (for other Department, IIT Guwahati) : click here
Internal User (for work after 5 PM) : click here
External User (outside IIT Guwahati): Please click here for the form
External User (outside IIT Guwahati): Please click here for  fee details.
Please Contact: HoD Chemical Engineering:  03612582251 or 
Chemical Engineering Office -  0361 2582300/ Analytical Lab - 0361 2582294.