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The Eberly College of Science
Department of Chemistry



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A Message to Students on the Coronavirus

This coming week, Penn State is moving to a remote-classroom environment. Keep reading for more information.

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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
Featured Story
Ruobo Zhou Joins Faculty of Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce that Dr. Ruobo Zhou will be joining its faculty as an assistant professor of chemistry on January 1, 2021.

Serving as a teaching assistant (TA) can be one of the most rewarding experiences students encounter during their graduate school experience. However, first time TAs often struggle with everything from time management to dealing with tricky student situations. That’s why Teaching Professor Mary Jo Bojan decided to launch a TA mentorship program for new TAs within the Department of Chemistry.
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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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