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 Central Instrument Facility that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.
Charles Henry recently won the American Chemical Society’s Advances in Measurement Science Lectureship Award for his microfluidics research.
Eugene Chen’s lab develops new materials and methods for waste-free, sustainable polymers.
A new study shows what nine different world regions have contributed to climate change since 1900, and what will happen moving forward.
This year, CSU’s Chemistry Club was honored as an outstanding chapter by the American Chemical Society – the highest category of achievement recognized by the ACS.