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Research at the Department of Chemistry

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.

Research News

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


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Research Centers

Please visit our Centers and Facilities page for descriptions of the various centers associated with the Department of Chemistry. Here is a short listing of them.

Undergraduate Research

Research Facilities