SynthesisSynthetic Chemistry faculty use state-of-the-art synthetic techniques to produce natural products and pharmaceuticals as well as create new compounds and materials.  These endeavors facilitate the understanding of biological mechanisms of action of small molecules and macromolecules.  The synthesis of new materials can impact catalysis, energy storage and the useful conversion of biomass to synthetically useful materials.

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Chemistry department receives more than $8.5 million in research grants annually
14 chemistry faculty members have NSF CAREER Awards
Longest-running chemistry Research Experience for Undergraduates in the nation
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