The Department of Chemistry has 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.

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Chemist and atmospheric scientist, A.R. Ravishankara, is part of team suggesting new steps in ending ozone layer depletion

Ozone layer researchers identify potential steps for the further success of a three-decade long treaty, the Montreal Protocol.

Research team inks licensing deal for COVID-19 viral detection test

The team has licensed their viral RNA-testing platform to Quara Devices, a startup company specializing in diagnostic biosensors.

CSU research capabilities and possibilities expand with new Analytical Resources Core facility

Three CSU facilities merge to create the new ARC under the Office of the Vice President for Research

Two CSU professors receive highly competitive award from the Department of Energy

Justin Sambur and Mike Mooney among 50 nationwide to receive DOE Early Career Award

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