Shawn Artman new Machine Shop Supervisor

Congratulations to Shawn Artman who will be assuming the mantle of Machine Shop Supervisor.  Shawn has over twenty years of machining experience, the last eight of which are with Pitt, and has... View »

Welcome Ryan Tate!

Ryan Tate has joined Shared Research Support Services as our new Scientific Glassblower.  Ryan has over ten years’ experience in scientific glassblowing and comes to us from Navcour Glassware.  We... View »

Welcome Fontaine!

Fontaine McFeaters joins Shared Research Support Services as our new NMR assistant!  Fontaine received her BS in Chemistry from Gettysburg College in 2019 and comes to us from contract work as an... View »

Jeremy Biroscak New DSS Stockroom Manager
A close up of Jeremy standing in the stock mothership

Please join Pitt's Shared Research Support Services (SRSS) and Dietrich School Scientific (DSS) Stockroom teams in welcoming the new DSS manager, Mr. Jeremy W. Biroscak.  

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Welcome Dr. Sergei Sheludiakov

Dr. Sergei Sheludiakov has join Shared Research Support Services and the Department of Physics as our new Director of Cryogenics.  Sergei will oversee our helium recovery program and coordinate... View »

Mike Barrett retires
MIke's socially distanced retirement celebration

Please help us in thanking Mike Barrett for his many years of service with University.  Mike's leadership was essential across many initiatives in the last few years.   He was instrumental helping... View »


The Plastics are in the catalog with COVID mitigation PPE and supplies.

The University of Pittsburgh PantherExpress Purchasing Services, and DSS Stockroom are working with ThermoFisher... View »

Dr. Lin Yao Leaves
New Electronics Shop Engineer

Welcome to Brandon Eubanks as the Electronics Shop new Design Engineer.

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Approval to open

All SRSS facilities have been given approval to reopen.   Individual facilities will be sending updates to their users as the are ready to open to them.  Please make sure you review each facility'... View »

Restriction in University of Pittsburgh Research Operations

We are acting in accord with the Restriction in University of Pittsburgh Research Operations to Only Essential Work on Campus directions from Dietrich School Dean Blee and Senior Vice Chancellor,... View »

Throwback: Glassblower Lori Neu

I blow glass because I cant type, joked Neu, who has worked as a scientific glassblower for 20 years, most recently at Kodak in Rochester, N.Y., before arriving at Pitt last September... View »

COVID-19 Update
Open for business sign

All Shared Research Support Services facilities remain open for business while university research operations are ongoing.  We have instituted daily cleaning regimens of commonly used surfaces in... View »