Department of Chemistry

Department Highlights

The chemistry placement exam will open on August 20, 2015. You can access the placement exam through Banner.
Congratulations and best wishes to Margaret Doll [more]
Grad student Corey Compton's thesis featured on "News from Brown" [more]
Departmental awards conferred at 2015 Awards Ceremony [more]
Two concentrators inducted into Society of Royce Fellows [more]

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About Us

The Department of Chemistry maintains pedagogical and research strengths in organic, inorganic, theoretical and experimental physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical biology and nanochemistry.  Learn more about Chemistry at Brown.

The department maintains world-class facilities that enable scientific inquiry almost without limitations. In many cases, faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students collaboratively pursue interdisciplinary research within the Chemistry Department. The impact of the research is enhanced by the partnerships with colleagues in biology and medicine, geology, physics, and the School of Engineering.

The Chemistry Department offers A.B., Sc.B. and Ph.D. degrees for excellence in scholarship and research.

Updated 6/23/15