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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.

For those wishing to prepare for advanced study in chemistry we offer both Master's and Doctoral Programs in all major fields of Chemistry.

Our faculty provide teaching and research expertise in all major areas of Chemistry

Chemistry and Biochemistry Homecoming dinner and reception, Friday, October 13, 2017_Invitation

The Department offers weekly seminars by faculty from departments throughout the United States and beyond describing the latest advances in their fields.

Gower Symposium Presenters : Rajash P. Balaraman, Zachary J. Kartje and Jiang Zhu with Dr Bob Gower

Weekly Seminar

Departmental Seminars are held in the Van Lente Auditorium (Neckers 240) at 4:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.

Professor Jianguo Mei, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, Friday, September 29, 2017

" Melt-processable Semiconducting Polymers for Flexible and Stretchable Electronics " 


Materials Technology Center Seminar Series