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. Undergraduate students benefit 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.

Research Groups

Bandar Group

Bandar Group Slide

Borch Group

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Chen Group

Chen Group slide

Crans Group

Crans Group Slide

Fisher Group

Fisher Group Research Slide

Henry Group

Henry Group Slide

Krummel Group

Krummel Group slide

Levinger Group

Levinger Group

McCullagh Group

McCullagh Group

McNally Group

McNally Lab Slide

McNaughton Group

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Miyake Group

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Neilson Group

Neilsong Research group

Paton Group

Paton Group Slide

Prieto Group

Prieto Group Slide

Rappe Group

Rappe Group

Reynolds Group

Reynolds Lab

Sambur Group

Sambur Group Slide

Shores Group

Shores Group Slide

Szamel Group

Szamel Group Slide

Van Orden Group

Van Orden Group Slide

Williams Group

William Research Lab slide

Zadrozny Group

Zadrozny Lab slide

RESOURCES

Research News

Newly developed molecule to improve pharmaceuticals draws inspiration from nature’s toolbox

With the help of quantum mechanical computation, new CSU faculty member Robert Paton helped to develop a new catalyst that could improve medicines and medical imaging.

‘Infinitely’ recyclable polymer shows practical properties of plastics

CSU chemists have made another major step toward waste-free, sustainable materials that could one day compete with conventional plastics.

CSU chemistry professor Garret Miyake named Cottrell Scholar

Colorado State University Assistant Professor of Chemistry Garret Miyake received the Cottrell Scholar Award for his polymer research.

Solving the problem of plastics with CSU research

Chemistry brought us plastics, and chemistry is now challenged to save us from these synthetic materials and their unintended environmental consequences. Enter CSU polymer researchers.

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