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 Central Instrument Facility that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.

Research Groups

Bandar Group

Bandar Group Slide

Borch Group

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Chen Group

Chen Group slide

Crans Group

Crans Group Slide

Fisher Group

Fisher Group Research Slide

Henry Group

Henry Group Slide

Krummel Group

Krummel Group slide

Levinger Group

Levinger Group

McCullagh Group

McCullagh Group

McNally Group

McNally Lab Slide

Miyake Group

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Neilson Group

Neilsong Research group

Paton Group

Paton Group Slide

Prieto Group

Prieto Group Slide

Rappe Group

Rappe Group

Reynolds Group

Reynolds Lab

Sambur Group

Sambur Group Slide

Shores Group

Shores Group Slide

Szamel Group

Szamel Group Slide

Van Orden Group

Van Orden Group Slide

Williams Group

William Research Lab slide

Zadrozny Group

Zadrozny Lab slide

RESOURCES

Research News

Chemists create new route to PHAs: naturally degradable bioplastics

They offer a cost-effective synthetic pathway for conventional and new PHAs with enhanced properties.

Two CSU chemistry professors to help celebrate 150 years of the Periodic Table

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.

Doctoral student awarded NRC research associateship to study effectiveness of pure cannabis extracts

Cheryle Beuning to work with the National Institute of Standards and Technology on cannabinoid assessment

CSU professor leverages ‘Data Revolution’ to solve current issues in chemistry

Part of three projects chosen nationally this year by the National Science Foundation, Robert Paton and his team will create a new generation of “data chemists.”

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