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.
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Mariel Price received the Graduate Women in Science Fellowship to aid in research toward transforming plastics using light-driven methods
Chemist and atmospheric scientist, A.R. Ravishankara, is part of team suggesting new steps in ending ozone layer depletion
Ozone layer researchers identify potential steps for the further success of a three-decade long treaty, the Montreal Protocol.
The team has licensed their viral RNA-testing platform to Quara Devices, a startup company specializing in diagnostic biosensors.