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.
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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.”
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.
Newsweek features chemistry professor fighting infection with new bacteria-resistant materials
Researchers have devised a potentially major improvement to the tinting speed and durability of smart glass by providing a better understanding of how the glass works at the nanoscale.