The Scientific Laboratory Department (SLD) is one of the six departments of the College of Science (CS), Sudan University of Science and Technology. The Department represents the nucleus of the College of Science, as well as the College od Medical Laboratory Science (CMLS). SLD was first stablished in 1971. At that time it was named Department of Laboratory Technology as a department in the College of Scientific and Engneering Studies. In 1990 it became department in CMLS till the year 2003 when it return back to CS. SLD offers courses leading to B. Sc. (Honors) in four years program. SLD supplies the market, the scientific establishments, the research centres, etc. with highly qualified graduates to fill the gap in this fields. SLD now contains two specializations: Physics and Chemistry, but it looks forward to have a third section (Instrumentations).