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.

NEWS

Department of Chemistry brings in record number of awards for spring 2021

Nine students and two faculty are recognized for outstanding efforts.

Pandemic creates opportunity to create a Computational & Theoretical Chemistry Suite

CSU theorists and computational chemists move to top floor of Chemistry building, creating a collaborative, energy efficient and safety-focused space

Study uncovers safety concerns with some air purifiers marketed for COVID-19

Joint university research finds some air purifiers may actually increase harmful airborne chemicals.

CSU chemistry professors Zadrozny and Bandar receive prestigious Cottrell Scholar Award

For the first time in CSU history, the Cottrell Scholar Award honors more than one professor.