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.
In their first major paper from the HOMEChem experiment, CSU researchers report the chemistry of mopping floors with bleach.
They offer a cost-effective synthetic pathway for conventional and new PHAs with enhanced properties.
Professors Eugene Chen and Amy Prieto will join a national panel in Washington, D.C. this week discussing chemistry breakthroughs enabled by scientific understanding of the periodic table.