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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

January 26, 2015
 
Identifying materials to improve biofuel & petroleum processing
A team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota has identified potential materials that could improve the production of ethanol and petroleum products. Read More

 
January 13, 2015
 
MRSEC funding renewed: $17.8 million over six years
National Science Foundation renews grant funding for the Materials Research Science and Engineering Center. The new six-year grant is $17.8 million. 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