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

Ackerson Group

ackerson-lab

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

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

Scientists reveal whole new world of indoor home air quality

In their first major paper from the HOMEChem experiment, CSU researchers report the chemistry of mopping floors with bleach.

Quím-O-Metros para Niños (Chem-O-Meters for Kids)

Chem-O-Meters, a new research kit from the Natural Sciences Education and Outreach Center teaches chemistry to 6th-12th grade students.

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.

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