Laboratory Instruments

Custom Glass Fabrication
Lori works on a custom large vessel
Featured Research: Glass Shop
Scientific glass blowing allows researchers to customize tools of the trade
Manifold repair in the Glass Shop Details

Glass Shop Work Request Form (Note: Work outside from outside the university is charged at the cost of material plus $100/hr.)


The school's Glass Shop is responsible for fabricating and repairing intricate pieces of glassware and apparatus, as well as constructing complete high vacuum systems.  Lori Neu, Scientific Glassblower brings a unique set of skills to the role at Pitt.  Read more in the University Times article "Glass Class: Teaching the Basics of a Vanishing Skill."

Shop Location....Allen Hall Room 519, 3941 O'Hara St.

Shop Hours........M-W 7:00-3:00

News & Announcements

Glass Shop closed through mid-February

Due to unforseen circumstances the glass shop will be temporarily closed through mid-February. Sorry for the inconvenice.

Lori brings home the Wale Award!

Lori Neu, our scientific glassblower has been received the Wale Award from the American Scientific Glassblowers Society.  The award is presented annually by Wale...