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Catalytic Nanomaterials

Creative approaches to the design of catalytic nanomaterials are necessary in achieving environmentally sustainable energy sources...

Easy to be Green!

The stereochemical richness of cellulosic biomass, a biorenewable carbon source, makes it an attractive feedstock for the production of fine chemicals...

Tackling Plastic Waste

The unique properties imparted by planar, rigid aromatic rings in synthetic polymers make these macromolecules useful in a range of applications, including disposable packaging...

Outstanding Junior Awardee

Congratulations to Spencer Bradshaw, a chemistry major on the biochem track. Spencer is the recipient of this year's James Maguire Outstanding Junior Award...

Goldwater Scholarship

Andrew Pendergast, a third-year undergraduate student, majoring in Chemistry, has been selected for the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Pendergast hopes to...

Aloha Friday Alive & Well!

The tradition of "Aloha Friday" in the department of chemistry was revived last Friday, when a number of scientists residing in the Genome Science Building...

Hicks Earns Award

Iota Sigma PI, the National Honorary Society for Women in Chemistry, has selected Professor Leslie Hicks to receive the 2019 Agnes Fay...

Geometric Superlattices

Perfect trapping of light in a subwavelength cavity is a key goal in nanophotonics. Perfect trapping has been realized with optical bound...

Beckman Young Investigator

Frank Leibfarth, an assistant professor in our department, has been named a Beckman Young Investigator by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation...

Chemically Modified Electrodes

Current chemistries used to modify the surfaces of metal oxide semiconductor films are susceptible to hydrolysis and degrade at high, positive...

New Staff Member

The Department of Chemistry Mass Spectrometry Core Laboratory is excited to welcome our newest staff member, Diane Wallace. Diane is a North Carolina

Our Faculty

Faculty in the Department of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina, help define solutions to the pressing scientific problems of the day. A significant, and key, component of our department’s strategic plan is to cultivate the next generation of scientific leadership. Faculty, from our assistant professors to our most senior and distinguished colleagues, are international

leaders in their subfields, garnering local, national, and international recognition and accolades commensurate with their excellence in research and teaching.

Below is a sampling of our fantastic faculty colleagues. Please navigate to the menu above for the complete roster

Moran

Wilkerson

Erie

Moy

Crimmins

Schauer

Templeton

Tiani

Aube

Alexanian

Gagne

Waters

Our Graduate Students

Our graduate students form the next generation of scientific leaders. As a department, we seek to recruit and mentor a diverse cohort of students dedicated to excellence in the classroom and research laboratory.

The creativity, drive, collegiality, and accomplishments of our graduate students in tackling difficult scientific problems are significant reasons why UNC is an international leader in chemical research.

Marcus

Shannon

Kelsey

Jared

Ian

Sarah Ann

Quentin

Ian

Tim

Joshua

Ashley

Nicole

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