Chemistry connects the physical sciences with life sciences and applied sciences. It is at the heart of solving a broad range of critical scientific problems in fields like energy, catalysis, drug design, and materials development and production.


Graduate students in Chemistry work closely with faculty to carry out cutting-edge research that advances current understanding and knowledge in a broad spectrum of chemical problems.


“The chemistry background you need; the flexibility you desire.” The department enables students to customize their academic background for the career they wish to pursue.

Upcoming Events

Dr. Ruth Schlitz of Saint-Gobain SageGlass will present:  “Adventures in Manufacturing: A Career in Dynamic Glazing” Smart windows that tint on demand act as a thermostat for sunlight, improving occupant comfort and reducing energy...