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Welcome to the Chemistry Department

The Department of Chemistry collectively strives to expand the frontiers of chemical knowledge through innovative research and teaching. Understood as a community of scholars, the department houses multiple educational and scholarly activities by faculty, postdoctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students, all contributing to the advancement of the chemical sciences.
Chemistry is often described as the Central Science, highlighting its importance to numerous scientific disciplines.

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Professor Ramamurthy was recently awarded a Fulbright grant to share his knowledge of photochemistry with students and researchers in the Czech Republic. Learn more >>
Olivia Martinez, a transfer student, has gained recognition for her early involvement in campus leadership while being a student on the pre-medical and pre-law track. Learn more >>

Caroline was awarded the 2022-2023 College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Academic Year Dissertation Award that reflects the quality of her accomplishments as a doctoral student. Learn more >>

University of Miami alumnus Sam Peurifoy used his degrees in math and chemistry to launch a successful career in venture capital. From chemistry major to Forbes list Learn more >>