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.
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.
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.
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.
Our department offers a rich variety of opportunities and resources. I think you will find the Department of Chemistry at Penn State to be an exceptionally exciting, welcoming, and inclusive place and we hope that you can visit and explore the many opportunities here.
Associate Teaching Professor of Chemistry Joseph Houck recently participated in the first ever virtual International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO), a chemistry competition for high school students that aims to encourage and recognize talented young scientists. While the event benefits high school students, it is made possible by the efforts of chemistry faculty and teachers who work to mentor the students. This year, Associate Teaching Professor of Chemistry Joseph Houck was one of those faculty members.
We eliminate barriers, creating a dynamic research environment that combines specialities to help address pressing challenges.
The department’s cutting-edge research facilities offer faculty and students powerful tools for innovation.
Our interdisciplinary institutes and centers strengthen our research offering across the university, while providing meaningful training opportunities for graduate students.
Our faculty are dedicated educators and researchers who are recognized leaders in their fields.
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