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Research at the Department of Chemistry

Key research in the Department of Chemistry focuses on issues that affect the environment. Researchers are working on the creation of new energy efficient and environmentally friendly batteries; figuring out the impact nanoparticles have on the environment; and capturing excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. These are just some of our scientists' important research initiatives.

Research News

June 14, 2016
'Hot Paper' on research reveals that oxidation state 10 exists
Regents Professor Donald Truhlar and graduate student Haoyu Yu have a “Hot Paper” published in Angewandte Chemie. Their work reveals that oxidation state 10 exists. Read More

June 9, 2016
Four students receive Beaker & Bunsen awards at GSRS
This year’s Beaker and Bunsen award winners at the 15th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium were Junwei Bao, Zachary Gilbert, Cecilia Hall, and Steven Kirberger. Read More


Research Links

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Research Centers

Please visit our Centers and Facilities page for descriptions of the various centers associated with the Department of Chemistry. Here is a short listing of them.

Undergraduate Research

Research Facilities