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The Eberly College of Science
Department of Chemistry



Endless opportunities.

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Chemistry Undergraduate Program

We provide a program that’s flexible enough to meet your specific interests. Through research and co-op opportunities, you’ll put your classroom knowledge into practice to prepare for a wide range of careers.

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We encourage you to excel in your graduate studies, to develop and enhance your scientific passion, and to contribute to the scientific community at large.

Chemistry Graduate Program
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Lauren Zarzar Named one of C&EN's Talented 12

Lauren Zarzar, Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Penn State, has been recognized as one of C&EN's Talented 12.


The Department of Chemistry at Penn State is excited to announce that Dr. Christy George will be joining the department faculty on November 1 as an Assistant Research Professor / NMR Spectroscopist.  
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Chemistry Spotlight
Chemistry Research Areas

We eliminate barriers, creating a dynamic research environment that combines specialities to help address pressing challenges.

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Chemistry Research Facilities

The department’s cutting-edge research facilities offer faculty and students powerful tools for innovation. 

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University Institutes and Centers

Our interdisciplinary institutes and centers strengthen our research offering across the university, while providing meaningful training opportunities for graduate students.

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