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Breathe in, breathe out: Scientists continue probing chemistry of indoor air
Celebrate! Colorado State University Awards 2022
Scholarships Propel Chemistry Grad to Leadership Position
Justin Sambur and Joseph Zadrozny awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER Award
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.

TEACHING-FOCUSED FACULTY POSITIONS IN CHEMISTRY


The Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, CO, seeks to hire at least two non-tenure track Assistant Professors with interest and experience in large lecture course instruction, for continuing 9-month appointments. Exceptional candidates with teaching experience in general and/or organic chemistry are encouraged to apply. For more information, see our employment opportunities.

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.

NEWS SPOTLIGHT

Chemistry Student Honored

Elise Hadjis is double majoring in chemistry and merchandising and was honored for her fashion collection by the College of Health and Human Sciences. Read the article to see how she is

Chemistry Graduate Student Receives AAUW Fellowship

Graduate student Kelly Nieto has been selected to receive an AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship for the 2022-23 award year! The American Association of University Woman, AAUW, is a non-profit organization that was

Learning Assistants in Chemistry

Learning Assistants are changing the way students learn in some of our core chemistry classes, and the results have been overwhelmingly positive.   Learning Assistants are undergraduate students who assist a professor in

NEWS

Ram Legacy: Patty and Peggy Contreras

Scholarships helped Patty and Peggy Contreras go to college – now they want to level the playing field for other students by giving back.

Outstanding Grad: Beth Trent-Ringler, College of Natural Sciences

“I feel proud of all I’ve learned and all the challenges I’ve overcome in these few years. Of course, the pandemic gave everyone a whole host of additional challenges, but it does feel really rewarding to get to the other side and earn my degree.”

Breathe in, breathe out: Scientists continue probing chemistry of indoor air

Delphine Farmer led a Sloan Foundation-funded indoor air chemistry experiment along with about 40 collaborators across 12 institutions.

Energy and materials chemist Justin Sambur named 2022 Sloan Research Fellow

The fellowships honor extraordinary U.S. and Canadian researchers whose “creativity, innovation and research accomplishments make them stand out as the next generation of leaders.”

UPCOMING SEMINARS & CALENDAR

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