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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

August 3, 2015
PrOF NMR in the undergraduate teaching laboratory
NSF grant enables protein-observed fluorine NMR research to be incorporated into undergraduate organic chemistry curriculum and summer research. Read More

July 14, 2015
Two DOVE Fellows begin research and graduate studies
The Department of Chemistry has an unprecedented number of Diversity of Views and Experiences fellows starting as first-year graduate students this fall, and performing research this summer—Amani L. Lee and Kang Xiong-Hang. Read More


Research Links

Research by Faculty Member | Research by Chemical Focus

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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