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.
In the Spotlight
William Jones Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Congratulations to William D. Jones, Charles F. Houghton Professor of Chemistry, on his election to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Bill is an exemplary teacher and mentor, an eminent scholar, and a fantastic colleague. I speak for the entire Chemistry Department when I say we are delighted that Bill was recognized for his research excellence by his election into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. "
- Professor Todd Krauss, Chair of the Department of Chemistry
Seminars & Colloquia
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April 23, 2021
William D. Jones, Charles F. Houghton Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to membership in the ...
Ellen Matson Wins G. Graydon Curtis ’58 and Jane W. Curtis Award for Nontenured Faculty Teaching Excellence
April 16, 2021
Professor Ellen Matson, Wilmot Assistant Professor of Chemistry, will be awarded the G. Graydon Curt ...
Ignacio Franco is the 2021 recipient of the College Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Research Mentorship
April 15, 2021
Research requires “a whole different set of skills to be successful versus being successful i ...
April 2, 2021
Congratulations to Daniel Carstairs ('22), an undergraduate researcher in the Paradine lab, on being ...
March 30, 2021
Congratulations to Kaelyn McFarlane-Connelly on being awarded a 2021 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, ...
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.