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.
Lopez, G.V.
et. al.
Chem. Sci. 2016. DOI:10.1039/C6SC02623K.
"Probing the electronic structure and Au-​C chemical bonding in AuCn- and AuCnH- (n = 2, 4, and 6) using high-​resolution photoelectron spectroscopy"
Leon, I.
Wang, L-S.
et. al.
J. Chem. Phys. 2016. DOI:10.1063/1.4960440.
"Organic Phase Syntheses of Magnetic Nanoparticles and Their Applications"
Wu, L.
Mendoza-Garcia, A.
Li, Q.
Sun, S.
Chem. Rev. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00687.
"Perfluoroalkyl Grignard Reagents: NMR Study of 1-Heptafluoropropylmagnesium Chloride in Solution"
Guang, J.
Hopson, R.
Williard, P.G.
et. al.
J. Org. Chem. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.6b00807.
"Highly Dynamic Interactions Maintain Kinetic Stability of the ClpXP Protease During the ATP-​Fueled Mechanical Cycle"
Sello, J.K.
et. al.
ACS Chem. Biol. . 2016 DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.6b00083.