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Welcome to Chemistry

Events

Faculty Seminar - David Moore of Lehigh Dept. of Chemistry

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 4:00pm

Faculty Seminar - Prof. Liviu Mirica of Washington U. at St. Louis

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 4:00pm

Graduate Student Seminar - Ryan Ludwig

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 4:00pm

Faculty Seminar - Prof. Martin Harmer of Lehigh Materials Science Dept.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 4:00pm

Graduate Student Seminar - Niki Patel

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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Welcome

The Department of Chemistry at Lehigh University provides a unique and exciting program of study for both graduate and undergraduate students. We offer BS, BA, MS and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry and a BS degree in Biochemistry (interdisciplinary). The department also offers the MS degree via distance education.Our program is designed to provide students with a broad background in chemistry while simultaneously offering opportunities to explore cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research problems. Research opportunities are available in areas such as materials chemistry, biological chemistry, surface chemistry, and nanoscience and technology, along with those in the traditional disciplines of analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.

Spotlight

Dr. Chen will be joining the department in the Fall of 2014. 

My research focuses on the discovery and development of new electroactive organic... Read More

Xiaoji Xu

Dr. Xu will be joining the department in the Fall of 2014.

Our research focuses on studying the organization and interaction of molecules in... Read More