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

"Enhancing electrochemical detection of dopamine via dumbbell-​like FePt-​Fe3O4 nanoparticles"
Sun, S.
et. al.
Nanoscale. 2016. PubMed ID: 28045168.
"Tracking Invisible Transformations of Physisorbed Monolayers: LDI-​TOF and MALDI-​TOF Mass Spectrometry as Complements to STM Imaging"
He, J.
Fang, C.
Shelp, R.A.
Zimmt, M.B.
Langmuir. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b03252.
"Conformational Polymorphism of Lithium Pinacolone Enolate"
Guang, J.
Hopson, R.
Williard, P.G.
et. al.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.. 2016. PubMed ID: 27762552.
"Ni-​C-​N Nanosheets as Catalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction"
Sun, S.
et. al.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.. 2016. PubMed ID: 27775881.
"Probing the Structures of Neutral B11 and B12 Using High-​Resolution Photoelectron Imaging of B11- and B12-"
Czekner, J.
Cheng, L.F.
Wang, L.S.
J. Phys. Chem. C. 2016. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b10958.