Department of Chemistry

Department Highlights

The chemistry placement exam will be open from April 14-21, 2015. Click here to access the placement exam through Banner.
William Furuyama '15 receives Alfred H. Joslin Award [more]
Colin Gould '15 receives Outstanding Student Award [more]
Undergraduates present research projects at the department's 2015 Undergraduate Poster Session [more]
Chang Liu (Williard Lab) and Xi Chen (Goldsmith Lab) accepted into Open Graduate Education Program [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 the medical school, biology, geology, physics, or engineering divisions.

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

updated 2/18/2015