Department of Chemistry
Cutting-edge research. State-of-the-art facilities. Exceptional education.
Chemistry is the central science, and its principles operate in all aspects of our daily lives. Understanding chemistry is fundamental in understanding the world around us, everything from energy to biology, medicine to materials, and more. Our Department offers an exceptional foundational undergraduate program as well as three graduate degrees, including one interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Chemical Physics. Research is conducted in state-of-the-art facilities at the University as well as through scientific collaborations at research centers across the country.
Department of Chemistry news
Speaker discusses how to use renewable energy efficiently at Energy Solutions Forum
Renewable energy’s intermittent nature poses challenges to energy storage
Discussions on making solar energy efficient and accessible at Energy Solutions Forum
NREL Senior Research Fellow Joey Luther studies new types of semiconductors and their properties
Energy Solutions Forum speaker works on processes to take carbon out of the air
Christopher Jones says we need to transition to renewable energy as well as implement direct air capture