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The Eberly College of Science

Department of Chemistry

Exploration.

Education.

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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Benkovic elected Foreign Member of Royal Society

Stephen Benkovic, Evan Pugh Professor and Holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Chemistry at Penn State, has been elected a Foreign Member of the Royal Society, the national academy of science in the United Kingdom.

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The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce that Xin Zhang, Paul and Mildred Berg Early Career Professor of Chemistry, has been named the 2020 recipient of the Priestley Teaching Prize, which is awarded annually by the department.
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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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