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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University. We have an international reputation for excellence in research across a broad array of disciplines, including analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, materials and physical chemistry. Ph.D. graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge (and often interdisciplinary) research projects, and are employed at all levels of academia and industry around the globe. The faculty also enjoy an award-winning reputation for teaching excellence. Undergraduate students benefit both from access to this classroom expertise and from a long tradition of substantive undergraduate participation in research. The Department’s research efforts are supported by a state-of-the-art Central Instrument Facility that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.


Chemistry Club named an outstanding chapter by American Chemical Society

This year, CSU’s Chemistry Club was honored as an outstanding chapter by the American Chemical Society – the highest category of achievement recognized by the ACS.

Chemistry graduate Annalise Maughan, Ph.D. receives prestigious Directors’ Postdoctoral Fellowship

Annalise Maughan, Ph.D., a recent graduate from Colorado State University’s Department of Chemistry, has been awarded with the prestigious Directors’ Postdoctoral Fellowship with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

Chemistry graduate student receives AVS National Student Award

Angela Hanna, a Ph.D. student with the Department of Chemistry was recently awarded with the American Vacuum Society’s Dorothy M. and Earl S. Hoffman Scholarship Award.

Chemistry graduate student receives 1st place at the 2018 BioInterface Workshop and Symposium

Chemistry graduate student Hailey Hibbard was awarded the 1st place prize at the 2018 National BioInterface Workshop and Symposium Poster session, which was held on October 1-3, 2018, in Boulder, Colorado.


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