Key research in the Department of Chemistry focuses on issues that affect the environment. Researchers are working on the creation of new energy efficient and environmentally friendly batteries; figuring out the impact nanoparticles have on the environment; and capturing excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. These are just some of our scientists' important research initiatives.
April 7, 2015
Two cobalt metals work together to catalyze nitrogen silylation
Researchers have discovered a dicobalt complex that catalyzes the silylation of of nitrogen to N(SiMe3)3 in high turnover numbers. Read More
April 2, 2015
Will Isley and Becca Mackenzie honored with Overend Award
William “Will” Isley III and Rebecca “Becca” Mackenzie have received 2014-15 Overend Awards for Graduate Research in Physical Chemistry. The award honors outstanding physical chemistry graduate student researchers. Read More