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Professor Farmer addresses keeping the Coronavirus at bay indoors
Chemist Garret Miyake seeks to build a better way to make COVID-19 drug, using light
Chemist and atmospheric scientist, A.R. Ravishankara, is part of team suggesting new steps in ending ozone layer depletion
Professor Henry helps develop at-home Coronavirus test with results in less than 30 minutes
Forbes puts 2 CSU Chemistry alum on 30 Under 30 list

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.


CSU Chemistry Club achieves American Chemical Society’s highest student chapter award

Out of 10 Colorado schools, CSU is the only to have an ACS student chapter receive a national award this year.

Ravishankara named a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy

University Distinguished Professor recognized for achievements in science spanning four-decade-long career.

Revising climate models with new CSU field data

Aerosol particles play a large role in how much heat is absorbed or deflected by the atmosphere. Understanding how long they stay aloft can improve both human health and global climate modeling.

Chemistry student receives competitive national fellowship

Mariel Price received the Graduate Women in Science Fellowship to aid in research toward transforming plastics using light-driven methods


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