Department of Chemistry Resources & Information:

How to Clear the Air, Literally, in Your Home, GQ Article Featuring Professor Farmer
Benjamin Reynolds, Assistant Teaching Professor and General Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator, Receives "Best Teacher Award"
$1.5 million gift from alumna Leslie Buttorff will put CSU on the leading edge of cannabinoid research
Quím-O-Metros para Niños (Chem-O-Meters for Kids) teach chemistry to 6th-12th grade students

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 Central Instrument Facility that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.


Chemist Andy McNally honored with 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship

McNally is one of 126 researchers from the U.S. and Canada honored with the fellowship this year.

Scientists reveal whole new world of indoor home air quality

In their first major paper from the HOMEChem experiment, CSU researchers report the chemistry of mopping floors with bleach.

Quím-O-Metros para Niños (Chem-O-Meters for Kids)

Chem-O-Meters, a new research kit from the Natural Sciences Education and Outreach Center teaches chemistry to 6th-12th grade students.

Innovating throughout history: College of Natural Sciences

Take a look back at key moments in the history of the College of Natural Sciences.


By Haritz Sardon, Ph.D.
6/2/20 at 4:00 PM in Chemistry A101
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9/8/20 at 4:00 PM in Chemistry A101
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10/19/20 at 4:00 PM in Chemistry A101
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