Department of Chemistry

Welcome to Chemistry at Brown

The Chemistry Department at Brown 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 department. Learn more about our faculty research areas.

The Chemistry Department offers A.B., Sc.B. and Ph.D. degrees for excellence in scholarship and research. Learn about our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Recent Publications

"PrB7-​: A Praseodymium-​Doped Boron Cluster with a PrII Center Coordinated by a Doubly Aromatic Planar η7-​B73- Ligand"
Chen, T-T.
Jian, T.
Wang, L-S.
et. al.
Angewandte Chemie, International Edition. 2017. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201703111.
"Diamide Inhibitors of the Bacillus subtilis N-​Acetylglucosaminidase LytG That Exhibit Antibacterial Activity"
O'Connor, M.
Jamieson, M.
Magno, E.
Williard, P.G.
Basu, A.
et. al.
ACS Infectious Diseases. 2017. PubMed ID: 28448118.
"Competition between drum and quasi-​planar structures in RhB18(-​)​: motifs for metallo-​boronanotubes and metallo-​borophenes"
Jian, T.
Chen, T-T.
Wang, L-S.
et al.
Chemical Science. 2017. PubMed ID: 28451138.
"Monodisperse Hexagonal Pyramidal and Bipyramidal Wurtzite CdSe-​CdS Core-​Shell Nanocrystals"
Tan, R.
Yuan, Y.
Nagaoka, Y.
Yang, H.
Chen, O.
et. al.
Chemistry of Materials. 2017. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b00968.
"Pd Nanoparticles Coupled to WO2.72 Nanorods for Enhanced Electrochemical Oxidation of Formic Acid"
Zheng, X.
Erdosy, D.P.
Mendoza-Garcia, A.
Li, J.
Muzzio, M.
Li, Q.
Sun, S.
et. al.
Nano Letters. 2017. DOI:10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b.