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2017 REU Program

UT Department of Chemistry 2017  Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program will be accepting applications in October, 2016. Deadline to apply is Feb. 1st, 2017. For this 10-week program, participants will receive $5,000 stipend, up to $500 travel reimbursement, free housing and parking on campus. The Department offers seminars, site visits, workshops and social activities throughout the program. The participants will be presenting their research at a joint poster session and a final symposium.

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Graduate Degrees in Chemistry

We offer a long-standing tradition of excellence in chemical research and education, stretching from 1947, when the department granted the University's first Ph.D. degree, to the present. Our faculty members have research interests that both span the traditional areas of chemistry and encompass new interdisciplinary fields such as materials chemistry, chemistry of the life sciences, and environmental chemistry. We offer Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in analytical, inorganic, organic, physical, and polymer chemistry.

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UT-ORNL Professor Dai Ranked Among World’s Most Influential Scientists

Sheng Dai, a professor of chemistry with a joint appointment at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been named to a list of the most highly cited researchers in the world. Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers is an annual list that recognizes some of the world’s leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences.

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2016 Graduate Students

Welcome to the Department!

The Department of Chemistry hosted an orientation reception on Tuesday, August 2 to welcome the 21 students that join the graduate programs this fall. More than 80 faculty, staff and current graduate students attended the reception. More pictures coming soon.

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Department of Chemistry Video Tour

We will publish a series of videos showcasing department facilities. Videos will feature many of our graduate student operators, staff and faculty. Click on the icon below to watch the video.

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Chemistry Glassblowing Shop

With more than thirty-five years of experience in design, repair, and fabrication of scientific glass pieces, Bo Bishop's work is crucial to research and instruction in UT's chemistry department. Bishop is skilled at taking existing glass items and making custom-designed pieces to suit individual requests from the faculty. YouTube Video

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Undergraduate Degrees in Chemistry

UT Department of Chemistry offers either a B.S. degree with a major in chemistry or a B.S. in Chemistry degree that is certified by the Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society (ACS). There are many opportunities for chemistry majors to participate in undergraduate research projects with faculty. We offer many areas of study: analytical, synthetic, inorganic, physical and materials chemistry. Chemistry majors may also graduate with honors in chemistry.

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