Department of Chemistry
A preeminent center for research and education in chemistry.
- 12th best chemistry department in the U.S.
- 3 United States patents (2012).
- State-of-the-art mass spectrometry facilities, NMR facilities, X-ray crystallographic facilities and a center for multimedia support.
The Department of Chemistry is a center of excellence with a community of world-class scholars, scientists, teachers and students who are supported by stable funding and state-of-the-art facilities. It is recognized as one of the preeminent academic centers for research and education in chemistry in the country.
570 Undergraduate (Fall 2013)
227 Graduate (Fall 2013)
2 members of the National Academies
2 fellows of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
1 winner of the National Medal of Technology and Innovation
1 winner of the Wolf Prize
8 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award winners
4 members of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers
1 winner of the National Medal of Science
1 winner of the Japan Prize
Bioanalytics / Bioorganic / Biophysics / Catalysis / Chemical biology / Chemical physics and dynamics / Drug discovery / Electrochemistry / Energy / Environmental / Enzymology / Materials / Nanoscience and nanotechnology / Polymer chemistry / Spectroscopy / Structural biology / Surface chemistry / Synthetic methods/ Theory and computation / Total synthesis
Affiliated Centers & Institutes
Center for Electrochemistry
Center for Green Chemistry and Catalysis
Center for Nano and Molecular Science and Technology
Institute for Theoretical Chemistry
Texas Materials Institute