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The Department of Chemistry is dedicated to:

providing a world-class education through its classroom and laboratory teaching; and creating new scientific knowledge through research aimed at solving some of society's most important human health, energy, and environmental problems.

March 27, 2015
Professor Pomerantz receives Kimmel Scholar Award
Professor William “Will” Pomerantz has received a Kimmel Scholar Award from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research. He will receive a two-year grant totaling $200,000. Read More

March 19, 2015
Iron-promoted hydroxylation of n-Butane by O2
Researchers demonstrate the hydroxylation of n-butane under ambient conditions by the reaction of oxygen with an iron complex that mimics the active site of the enzyme TauD. Read More

March 18, 2015
Jinbo Hu chosen to present research at Bell Labs
Jinbo Hu is one of 10 graduate students chosen to present their research at Bell Labs’ Nobel Prize Celebration and U.S. Future X Days, April 7-8. Read More

March 17, 2015
Isosorbide-based polymer research published and marketed
Researchers in the Center for Sustainable Polymers have synthesized sugar derivatives that can be polymerized and incorporated into block polymers. Read More

March 17, 2015
New material may aid in destruction of chemical weapons
Researchers make significant breakthrough with new material that could destroy toxic nerve agents. Read More

March 11, 2015
University-based center's research featured in energy newsletter
The work of the Inorganometallic Catalyst Design Center, led by Professor Laura Gagliardi, is featured in March energy newsletter. Read More

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Tuesday, March 31
Departmental Seminar: Philip Dawson

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