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Department of Chemistry

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From the University’s founding in 1850 until the present day, the study of chemistry at Rochester has prospered. Our department continues to provide outstanding opportunities to undertake and accomplish significant research, and engage in excellent educational programs leading to the BS and BA degrees in chemistry and PhD studies in chemistry and allied fields.

The department's program presents unrivaled opportunities for education and research in the traditional fields of analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, materials and physical chemistry, as well as a variety of interdisciplinary areas.

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River Campus Academic

Upcoming Events

Chemistry Inorganic PhD Defense: Chakraborty

Saikat Chakraborty, PhD student in the Bren Group, University of Rochester. Chemistry Inorganic PhD Defense.

Thursday, August 22 1:00pm
Chemistry Organic PhD Defense: Steck

Viktoria Steck, PhD student in the Fasan Group, University of Rochester. Chemistry Organic PhD Defense.

Friday, August 23 2:00pm
Chemistry PhD Defense: Parsons

Dylan Parsons, PhD student in the Frontier Group, University of Rochester. Chemistry PhD Defense.

Wednesday, September 4 12:50pm
Chemistry Inorganic Seminar: Berry

John Berry, University of Wisconsin, "" Research Group

Monday, September 9 4:00pm
Chemistry PhD Defense: Sur

Sreyoshi Sur, PhD student in the Grossfield Group, University of Rochester. Chemistry PhD Defense.

Thursday, September 12 9:40am

Recent Events

Chemistry Inorganic Seminar: de Bruin

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Chemistry Inorganic Seminar: Smith

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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