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Rose M. Beeler

Director of Laboratories


Rose Beeler is the Director of Laboratories for the Chemistry Department. The major functions of the Director of Laboratories are to oversee the facilities for the Department of Chemistry; to plan, coordinate and implement the logistics needed for the operation of both instructional and research laboratories; to administer departmental operating budgets for laboratory operation and maintenance and to oversee departmental research and instructional operating expenditures; to help plan long-range building space needs; and to administer all phases of building and personnel safety and security.

Facilities of the Chemistry Department overseen by the Director of Laboratories include the instructional and research laboratories, scientific glass-blowing shop, machine shop (shared with Physics), an electronic design and repair shop, three instructional support supply rooms, a research laboratory supply center, and miscellaneous offices, conference rooms and storage rooms. These facilities currently support 26 faculty, 2-3 temporary instructors, 4-8 post-doctoral fellows, 60-70 graduate students, and over 7,000 undergraduate students each year. The Director supervises the departmental technical staff and is responsible for coordinating laboratory and classroom room scheduling.


  • Nanosys, Inc. (2010-2017)
  • M.S. (2009), University of Nevada, Reno (Ana de Bettencourt-Dias)
  • B.S. (2007), Sacramento State University