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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 29, 2016
Pentadehydro-Diels-Alder Reaction featured in Nature
In the April 28 issue of Nature, Teng Wang, Reddy Naredla, and Severin Thompson, researchers in the laboratory of Professor Thomas Hoye, have announced a new variant of a Diels-Alder-like net cycloaddition. Read More

April 28, 2016
Ten graduate students receive Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
Ten of the Department of Chemistry's top doctorate students—Jacob Brutman, Ryan Cammarota, Debanjan Dhar, Evgenii Fetisov, Chad Hoyer, Jingo Hu, Shaohong Li, Mohammadreza Nasiri, Kailey Soller, and Andrew Urick—received 2016-17 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship program awards. 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