The Department of Chemistry has 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.

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CSU professor leverages ‘Data Revolution’ to solve current issues in chemistry

Part of three projects chosen nationally this year by the National Science Foundation, Robert Paton and his team will create a new generation of “data chemists.”

Undergraduate student supports and promotes chemistry on a national level

Chloe Beardsley of the Department of Chemistry helps Access Sensor Technologies win competition alongside starting a new national honor society chapter for women in chemistry.

Graduate student awarded Division of Medicinal Chemistry Travel Award

Hailey Hibbard of the Department of Chemistry is one of three students awarded with all-expenses-paid travel to the ACS fall meeting for the Division of Medicinal Chemistry.

CSU chemistry professor receives prestigious Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

For the first time in 20 years, a Colorado State University professor is the recipient of one of the nation’s top teaching and research prizes in chemical sciences, which includes a $100,000 research grant.

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