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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

May 25, 2016
Graduate Student Research Symposium, Tuesday, June 7, 2016
This year’s annual Graduate Student Research Symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7. It will be conducted at the Walter F. Mondale Hall (Law School), 229 19th Ave. S., on the West Bank. Read More

May 24, 2016
Grant helps researchers look at low-cost renewable electricity
A collaborative team of researchers, including Laura Gagliardi, Eray Aydil and Chris Leighton, have received a research grant to explore pyrite iron disulfide as a low-cost solution for renewable electricity. 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