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 POSITION IN CHEMISTRY
The Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University, located in Fort Collins, CO, seeks to hire a non-tenure track Assistant Professor with interest and experience in inorganic teaching lab instruction, for a continuing 9-month appointment. Exceptional candidates with teaching experience in inorganic and upper division labs are encouraged to apply.
APPLY TO BECOME A GRADUATE STUDENT
The Department of Chemistry is now accepting applications for the Fall 2023 school year!
Held in conjunction with the U.N. Day of Women and Girls in Science, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Global Women’s Breakfast (GWB2023) took place on February 14, 2023.
Associate Teaching Professor Carlos Olivo has recently been awarded Winner of Region 10 Excellence in Advising – Faculty Advisor. This award is given on behalf of NACADA: The Global Community for Academic
Alumni News Dr. Cassidy Jackson (Zadrozny group) recently joined the Institute for Defense Analyses. Congrats, Cassidy! IDA News Release: ALEXANDRIA, VA (November 2022) – Colorado State University alumna Cassidy E. Jackson
The National Science Foundation has awarded a CSU-led team a three-year, $1.8 million grant to launch the Center for Sustainable Photoredox Catalysis, which will design chemical manufacturing processes harnessing light energy and utilizing readily-available materials as catalysts.
“Robert Paton, a professor of chemistry at Colorado State University, was awarded the inaugural Fixman-Ladanyi Professorship in Chemistry… “Rob is becoming ‘the’ person sought after for collaboration in computational organic chemistry. He is a dedicated and thoughtful teacher, and he is a valuable department citizen. Dr. Paton’s well-rounded excellence sets a high standard for the Fixman-Ladanyi Professorship.””
Even as Colorado State University Professor Amy Prieto continues to commercialize a fast-charging battery that’s being touted as a game-changer for everything from electric vehicles to power tools, she’s continuing to educate the next generation of innovators inside her lab in the Chemistry Building.
CSU researchers receive $1.2 million grant to study how everything from cleaning products to nicotine impacts indoor air
Colorado State University Department of Chemistry Professor Delphine Farmer and her team of researchers recently received a $1.2 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to investigate the chemical compounds floating through our indoor spaces.
UPCOMING SEMINARS & CALENDAR
10/3/23 at 11:00 am in Lory Student Center Theatre
10/3/23 at 4:00 pm in Chemistry, A101
10/5/23 at 4:00pm in Chemistry A101
10/9/23 at 4:00pm in Chemistry A101