Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at Brown University

Research and teaching in Chemistry at Brown reflects Brown's innovative nature and is driven by the challenges of today's changing world. Discover how faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and postdoctoral fellows collaborate to pursue scholarship across chemical fields and the interface of chemistry with biology, medicine, physics, and engineering.

Brown Chemistry Ph.D

Interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry at Brown University? Learn more about our graduate program here.

Join us for a virtual Open House to learn more about our PhD program.

Zoom In on November 16, 2022 7:30-9:30 PM EST to speak with Professors Yusong Bai, Emily Sprague-Klein, Benjamin McDonald, Jerome Robinson, and Brenda Rubenstein.

Applying to ChemistryPhD at Brown: In September you can start your application here.

Resources for incoming undergraduate Chemistry students can be found here


Recent News

Recent Publications

"Exploring the colors of copper-containing pigment and their origins in ceramic glazes" I. Peng, K. Hills-Kimball, I. M. Lovelace, J. Wang, M. Rios, O. Chen, L-Q. Wang* Colorants 1 2022 10.3390
"Dipole-Bound State, Photodetachment Spectroscopy, and Resonant Photoelectron Imaging of Cryogenically-Cooled 2-Cyanopyrrolide" D. F. Yuan, Y. R. Zhang, and L. S. Wang J. Phys. Chem. A 2022 126
"Peroxide-Selective Reduction of O2 at Redox-inactive Rare-Earth(III) Triflates Generates and Ambiphilic Peroxide" Lueckheide, M. J.; Ertem, M. Z.;* Michon, M. A.; Chmielniak, P.; Robinson, J. R.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022 DOI: 10.1021/jacs.2c08140
"Probing the Electronic Structure and Bond Dissociation of SO3 and SO3– using High-Resolution Cryogenic Photoelectron Imaging" D. F. Yuan, Tarek Trabelsi, Y. R. Zhang, J. S. Francisco, and L. S. Wang J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022 133 doi.org/10.1021/jacs.2c04698
"Defining the HIV Capsid Binding Site of Nucleoporin 153" Shunji Li, Jagdish Patel, Jordan Yang, Angela Crabtree, Brenda Rubenstein, Peik Lund-Andersen, F. Ytreberg, and Paul Rowley mSphere 2022