Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)

Science & Technology for National Development

Science for Society : Innovation for Prosperity

Analytical Service Centre

SANY0680

Chief

Dr. Gan B. Bajracharya

(Senior Scientific Officer)

Contact

gan.bajracharya@nast.gov.np

ganbajracharya@yahoo.com

Asst. Chief

Dr. Ramchandra Paudel

(Senior Scientific Officer)

Contact

ramchandra.poudel@nast.gov.np

ramc_poudel@yahoo.com

 

Introduction 

Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) has established an integrated analysis facility in its Analytical Service Centre (ASC) in 2020 with a vision of providing of excellent and recognized analytical services to public, academia, industries, and governmental, non-governmental and private organizations. ASC is committed to provide a highest quality analytical, consultancy, and research and development services.

Objectives

1. To provide analytical services.

2. To provide research environment for scientists and researchers.

3. To strengthen the research capacity.

4. To generate resources and funds.

5. To fulfill national needs in science, technology and innovation.

Instruments

The Analytical Service Centre is equipped with various analytical instruments such as X-ray diffractometer, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, elemental analyzer (CHNS), infrared spectrophotometer, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, high performance liquid chromatography, DNA sequencer, flame photometer, etc.

X-ray diffractometer

(Bruker D2 Phaser)

AAS

(Agilent AA5-200 Series)

GC-MS

(Agilent 5975 Series MSD)

Elemental Analyzer

(EuroVector Euro EA)

IR

(Shimadzu IR Tracer-100)

UV-Vis

(Agilent Cary 60 UV-Vis)

HPLC

(Shimadzu LC-20 AD)

DNA Sequencer

(Applied Biosystems 3500XL)

Flame photometer

(Toshniwal Instrument Chemito 102)

 


Services

  • Organic analysis
  • Inorganic analysis
  • Pharmaceutical and herbal products
  • Water analysis
  • Microbiological and toxicological analysis
  • Physical and chemical analysis
  • Citrus disease diagnosis
  • DNA sequencing

Sample Submission

Customers are requested to submit their sample(s) with a covering letter and enough information at the reception office. The sample submission should be acquired with a filled ‘Sample Analysis Request Application Form’ (2 pages) (download from here). All sample analysis will be charged with nominal service fees (see service charges). Analytical services, with a discount price in physical and chemical analyses of pure samples (e.g. X-ray, AAS, GC-MS, CHN, IR, UV-Vis, HPLC, etc), especially for the self-paying research students, can be provided. For which, please ask with the receptionist showing your valid identity card and/or providing a formal requesting letter from the institution. For further detail information, please contact with a staff.

Sample Analysis Request Application Form [download]

Service Charges [download]

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