Analytical Services

The TEAF facility may accept contracts for analytical services from academic, industrial, and government customers. All contract request will be considered for feasibility by the facility staff and faculty. Please contact the laboratory manager, Tatiana Trejos with any questions regarding analytical services in the facility (305.348.0001 or

Elemental analysis of solid materials


Trace elemental analysis sample preparation.

Specific analytical services include:

High magnification imaging using an SEM of a wide variety of materials.

EDAX elemental analysis of materials.

Elemental analysis and comparisons of materials using LA-ICP-MS.

Elemental analysis of material by ICP-MS.

Paint evidence examination and comparisons.

Fiber evidence examination and comparisons.

Glass evidence examinations and comparisons.

Fire Debris Analysis for the presence of flammable and combustible liquid residues.

Tailored workshops and short courses in different areas of forensic chemistry.


Tailored workshops of forensic analysis

  Trace Evidence Analysis Facility, Florida International University.
11200 SW 8th Street, OE 109. University Park, Miami, FL 33199