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Department of Chemistry (Graduate)


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Website URL:

https://www.chem.purdue.edu/academic_programs/graduate/index.php

Department/School Head:

Christine A. Hrycyna

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

The Graduate Program in Chemistry provides opportunities for graduate study and cutting-edge research across all areas of Chemistry. Purdue has the second largest Ph.D. program in Chemistry in the United States, graduating more than 50 Ph.D. students every year. Particular strengths include Analytical Chemistry (US News ranks our program as the #1 Analytical Chemistry Graduate Program in the country), drug discovery, and chemical biology. Strength in Synthetic Organic Chemistry has produced two Nobel Prizes for department faculty (H.C. Brown in 1979 and Ei-ichi Negishi in 2010).

M.S. and Ph.D. degrees are offered

Concentrations (Areas of Study):

  • analytical chemistry
  • biochemistry and chemical biology 
  • chemical education
  • inorganic chemistry
  • organic chemistry
  • physical chemistry

Research in the department is conducted in such interdisciplinary areas as bioanalytical, bioorganic, bioinorganic chemistry, materials chemistry, physical organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, and chemical physics.

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:

Professor

Suzanne C. Bart
Dor Ben-Amotz
Jean A. Chmielewski
Graham Cooks
Mingji Dai
Chittaranjan Das
Arun K. Ghosh
Christine A. Hrycyna
Libai Huang
Wen Jiang
Sabre Kais
Hilkka I. Kenttamaa
Alexander Laskin
Julia Laskin
Philip S. Low
Chengde Mao
Scott A. McLuckey
Andrew D. Mesecar
P.V. Ramachandran
Tong Ren
Kavita Shah
Garth J. Simpson
Herman Sintim
Lyudmila Slipchenko
W. Andy Tao
David H. Thompson
Marcy H. Towns
Adam Wasserman
Alexander Wei
Jonathan Wilker
Mary J. Wirth
Danzhou Yang
Zhong-Yin Zhang

Associate Professor

Ryan Altman
Bryan Boudouris
Shelley Claridge
Mark A. Lipton
Angeline Lyon
Jianguo Mei
Greg Michalski
Christopher Uyeda
Paul Wenthold

Assistant Professor

Abram Axelrod
Ming Chen
Gaurav Chopra
Jonathan Hood
Christina Li
Shalini Low-Nam
Elizabeth Parkinson
Michael Reppert
Corey M. Thompson
Shiliang Tian
Chi Zhang

Adjunct Professor

Mahdi Abu-Omar
Paul B. Shepson

Emeritus Faculty

Adelman, S.
Amy,J. W.
Benkeser, R. A.
Bina, M.
Bodner, G.M.
Brewster, J. H.
Davenport, D.
Francisco, J. S.
Fuchs, P. L.
Grimley, R. T.
Grutzner, J. B.
Honig, J. M
Kissinger. P.
Light, A.
Lipschutz, M.
Lytle, F. E.
McMillin, D.R.
Muller, N.
Morrison, H. A.
Nakhleh, M. B
Negishi, E
Pardue, H. L.
Richardson, J.
Regnier, F. E.
Robinson, W. R.
Shepson, P.B
Van Etten, R. L.
Walton, R. A.
Wolinsky, J.

Programs

    DoctoralMaster’s

    Courses

      Chemistry

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