Chemistry is all around us
It impacts everything we can see, touch, smell and taste. The programs of the Department will prepare you to understand,investigate and apply the principles of chemistry to a wide variety of careers from the study of the environment, to solving criminal cases, to working in a chemically related business, to using chemistry to understand biological systems and processes, to preparing for a career as a research chemist.
Our faculty provide teaching and research expertise in all major areas of Chemistry
Saturday March 24, 2018 Neckers Room 440
Donation: Dr Bob Gower has donated $800,000 from his foundation to the SIU Foundation designated for the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department. These funds will be used to partially support a Professor Chair position ($600,000) and to provide faculty startup funds ($200,000). The Department is highly appreciative of Dr Gower's generosity and this indication of his support for the Department's efforts in teaching and research.
The Department offers weekly seminars by faculty from departments throughout the United States and beyond describing the latest advances in their fields.
Departmental Seminars are held in the Van Lente Auditorium (Neckers 240) at 4:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.
No Department Seminar - ACS Meeting, March 19-23, 2018
Materials Technology Center Seminar Series