Instrumentation and Equipment

Scientists working on drug delivery research at IPHL have access to the newest technologies and innovations.

Instrumentation and equipment at IPHL include:  

  • Biotek Plate reader
  • Circular dichroism spectroscopy
  • Agilent, Waters and Shimadzu HPLC systems
  • HPLC with DAD and FC detectors
  • LCMS with triple quad MS capability
  • FTIR
  • Shimadzu UV spectrophotometer with software
  • Differential scanning calorimetry and modulated differential scanning calorimetry
  • Thermogravimetric analysis
  • Isothermal titration calorimeter
  • Scanning electron microscopy
  • Microscope with size and shape software
  • Hot stage microscope
  • Brookfield Viscometers
  • Malvern Zetasizer
  • SDS page electrophoresis
  • PACE capillary electrophoresis system
  • Autograph for tensile, compression, impact, and hardness measurement
  • Carver press
  • Automated ELISA equipment
  • Stokes single station tablet press
  • Multi-station rotary tablet press with B and D tooling instrumented for compression, pre-compression, and ejection forces
  • Fluid Air Pharmx high shear granulator
  • Quadro Comil
  • Fluid Air model 002 fluid bed coater and dryer with Wurster insert
  • Schleuniger tablet hardness tester
  • Distek Friabilator
  • Erweka disintegration tester
  • Distek dissolution apparatus with auto samplers
  • VirTis lyophilizer fully programmable
  • Buchi spray dryer
  • 3-D printer
  • Mini extruder
  • Retch mill and jet mill for micronization and nano-sizing
  • Stability chambers
  • Ultra freezers for sample storage
  • Sonifiers and homogenizers
  • Regular and ultra-centrifuges
  • Software: WinNonlin, Metabolomics, Analyst for MS


Dr. Pardeep Gupta
Director, Industrial Pharmacy Lab


McNeil Hall, Room 103