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

"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.
"Nanocube Superlattices of Cesium Lead Bromide Perovskites and Pressure-​Induced Phase Transformations at Atomic and Mesoscale Levels"
Nagaoka, Y.
Hills-Kimball, K.
Tan, R.
et. al.
Advanced Materials. 2017. PubMed ID:28295682.
"Tuning Sn-​Catalysis for Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to CO via the Core​/Shell Cu​/SnO2 Structure"
Qing, L.
Shen, B.
Sun, S.
et. al.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.. 2017. PubMed ID:28291338.