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. Undergraduate students benefit 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.
Van Orden Group
The Zadrozny Lab designs molecules that allow magnetic resonance imaging to do things that it currently can’t do.
Delphine Farmer led a Sloan Foundation-funded indoor air chemistry experiment along with about 40 collaborators across 12 institutions.
Finke was selected to receive the Arthur C. Cope Late Career Scholar’s Award for his exceptional and scholarly efforts distinguishing homogeneous from heterogeneous catalysis of organic reactions.
The Panacea Life Sciences Cannabinoid Research Center will serve as a springboard for CSU-based research, new and ongoing, focused on CBD and other naturally occurring compounds in hemp.