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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

February 4, 2016
 
Lithium battery material found to harm key soil microorganism
The material at the heart of the lithium ion batteries that power electric vehicles, laptop computers and smartphones has been shown to impair a key soil bacterium. Read More

 
January 20, 2016
 
Pomerantz selected as for McKnight Land-Grant Professorship
Assistant Professor William “Will” Pomerantz has been selected as a recipient of the University of Minnesota McKnight Land-Grant Professorship for 2016-2018. Read More

 

Research Links

Research by Faculty Member | Research by Chemical Focus

Related Graduate Programs

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