Chemistry frames much of our understanding of the natural world and continues to deliver technologies that touch nearly every aspect of human life. Research in the Chemistry Department at Brown pursues new insights into structure, reactivity, and molecular functions, promising to redefine the frontiers of scientific knowledge. Fundamental research in this department yields knowledge that is the basis for new technologies and methods of practical value. Environmentally minded students with an interest in chemistry can pursue research on fuel cells, hydrogen storage, catalysis, biofuels, and carbon dioxide utilization. For more information, check out the Chemistry Department's website.