Our research spans virtually all areas of modern chemical research and related fields.
Our PhD program features internationally recognized research and a small student/faculty ratio.
Major & Minor
Pursue a degree or take courses in chemistry. Undergraduates can consider our five-year BS/MS degree program.
Seminars & Colloquia
June 22, 2018
Take a glass thread a thousand times thinner than a human hair. Use it as a wire between two metals. ...
June 18, 2018
Dr. Bing Gu (Franco group) has been named as one of four recipients to win a 2018 Young Investigator ...
June 11, 2018
May 10, 2018
Viktoria Steck, a fourth-year graduate student in Prof. Fasan’s research group, was awarded an ...
From research opportunities to coursework, undergraduate students can make the most of the summer semester at Rochester.
CBI Training Program
Graduate students in the chemical and biological sciences at Rochester have the opportunity to participate in the NIH-funded Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) Training Program. Thirty faculty members from six departments and programs in AS&E and SMD serve as mentors to students participating in the program.
Group ‘Cleaves’ Oxygen from Surface of Metal Oxide, Enhancing Reactivity
The lab of Ellen Matson (left), an assistant professor of chemistry, has developed a new method of opening solid state materials to oxygenation, using metallic oxide clusters, which can eliminate guesswork from discovery of new catalysts. The ultimate goal is to more efficiently convert greenhouse gases to useful fuels. PhD student Brittney Petel (right) is lead author of the paper describing the discovery.Read More
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