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Department of Chemistry Resources & Information: chem.colostate.edu/covid-19-faq/.
Main Office Contact Information: 7:45 a.m.–4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday: chem-info@colostate.edu or 970-491-6381

Professor Farmer addresses need for clean air over clean surfaces on NPR's national morning edition.
Scholarships Propel Chemistry Grad to Leadership Position
Justin Sambur and Joseph Zadrozny awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Debbie Crans And Garret Miyake Win Awards at Celebrate Colorado State
CSU Chemistry Club achieves American Chemical Society’s highest student chapter award

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 Analytical Resources Core that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.

Kill it with fire: CSU researchers seek solution for pervasive PFAS pollutants

CSU researchers Jens Blotevogel and Anthony Rappé recently received a $474,000 U.S. Department of Defense grant to study and improve the incineration process, so PFAS can be permanently removed from the environment without producing hazardous byproducts.

Inaugural cohort of CSU Leadership Fellows announced

The inaugural cohort of Colorado State University Leadership Fellows includes Associate Professor Amber Krummel, Department of Chemistry.

SCIENCE STRAIGHT UP - CHEMISTS AMBER KRUMMEL AND NANCY LEVINGER FEATURED IN RECENT PODCASTS

Associate Professor Amber Krummel is featured in Science is Human Because Humans do Science—Why Diversity Counts on July 8 and Professor Nancy Levinger provides her expertise in The Big Chill: How Cryopreservation Will Change Our Way of Life on July 22.

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Kate Kostenkova receives the Society of Bioinorganic Chemistry Flash Presentation Award

Kate Kostenkova, a fourth-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University, received the Society of Bioinorganic Chemistry Flash Presentation Award at the 1st Electronic Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference

Andrea Westlie receives DSM Bright Science Award for PhD Students at ACS National Meeting

Ph.D. student Andrea Westlie of the Chen Group was selected as the Grand DSM Prize Award winner of the ACS Polymer Division DSM Bright Science Award for Ph.D. students at the fall ACS

Chern-Hooi Lim named C&EN’s Talented Twelve

Dr. Lim, Founder and CEO of New Iridium, has been named one of C&EN’s Talented Twelve.  C&EN’s Talented Twelve will host a free, two-day virtual symposium on September 27 and 28, 2021. 

Kill it with fire: CSU researchers seek solution for pervasive PFAS pollutants

CSU researchers Jens Blotevogel and Anthony Rappé recently received a $474,000 U.S. Department of Defense grant to study and improve the incineration process, so PFAS can be permanently removed from the environment

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Liliana Gallegos combines organic chemistry and computer modeling

Liliana Gallegos is a Ph. D. student in CSU’s Department of Chemistry. She is researching ways to use computer modeling to make organic chemistry reactions more efficient and has also been awarded a Frontera Computational Science Fellowship.

Scholarships propel chemistry grad to leadership position

Andy Koppisch, a chemistry graduate from CSU, credits much of his career success to scholarships and undergraduate chemistry classes.

Department of Chemistry brings in record number of awards for spring 2021

Nine students and two faculty are recognized for outstanding efforts.

Pandemic creates opportunity to create a Computational & Theoretical Chemistry Suite

CSU theorists and computational chemists move to top floor of Chemistry building, creating a collaborative, energy efficient and safety-focused space

UPCOMING SEMINARS & CALENDAR

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