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.
March 3, 2015
ACS symposium honors research contributions of Donald Truhlar
The spring 2015 National American Chemical Society Meeting in Denver, March 22-26, features a symposium honoring Regents Professor Donald Truhlar. Read More
February 27, 2015
Sharing green chemistry at science teachers’ conference
Professor Jane Wissinger and Richard Harris, an undergraduate chemistry major, recently shared their expertise in green chemistry at the Minnesota Science Teachers Association conference. Read More