Welcome to LUCAS

Lakehead University Centre for Analytical Services or LUCAS operations have a proven track record in producing timely and accurate reports, allowing users to maintain productivity by responding quickly to production problems.

LUCAS facilities are multiple use, providing advanced testing services to regional as well as international clients using the latest in research equipment. The laboratories also welcome Lakehead University's brightest students providing the necessary training and hands-on access to the technologies of the future allowing them to develop essential skills to further their research careers or to secure jobs in fields that directly impact on Northern Ontario's economic future.

Accessing the university's analytical testing labs can save industry and other external users time and money by utilizing the unique capabilities and skills in place at the university.

LUCAS' analytical testing laboratories, located in Thunder Bay, combine experienced technical staff, internationally recognized researchers and unique technology of the university, offering a wide range of testing, training and consulting services in a single location.

Users are encouraged to visit or call the member laboratories to discuss provided services and laboratory testing results. Proprietary information will be kept confidential as required. All proceeds from LUCAS testing laboratories are used for the non-profit activities of research and teaching at Lakehead University.