Nanocrystal Surfaces

Ligand exchange reactions are commonly used to alter the surface chemistry of metal chalcogenide quantum dots. However, a lack of quantifiable...

Screening Estrogen Receptors

The health risks associated with acute and prolonged exposure to estrogen receptor, ER, modulators has led to a concerted effort to...

Perovskite Solar Cells

Two-dimensional, 2D, perovskites, with a formula of (RNH3)2MAn-1PbnI3n+1, have shown impressive photovoltaic device efficiency...

Plant Pathogens

A UNC-Chapel Hill interdisciplinary research team of chemists and biologists has unlocked an important clue in understanding how plant pathogens cause diseases...

Genome Mining

Bacteria communicate with one another using small organic molecules as chemical messages. These molecules regulate...

Intestinal Immunology

In vitro models of the human intestinal epithelium derived from primary stem cells are much needed for the study of...

Spatiotemporal Gradients

Paper-based cultures are an emerging platform for preparing 3D tissue-like structures. Chemical gradients can be imposed...

Click Chemistries

Click chemistries provide a straightforward means of imparting a desired physical property, reactivity, or function...

Protein Shape Effects

Protein−protein interactions are usually studied in dilute buffered solutions with macromolecule...

Open Positions in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professor...

Open Position in Genomics

We invite applications for a faculty position in Chemical Biology of the Genome at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level...

Redinbo Outstanding Mentor

Congratulations to Kenan Distinguished Professor Matthew Redinbo, who has been selected as one of the University's

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


Bliem
Carribeth
Teaching/Education


Miller
Alexander
Inorganic


Papanikolas
John
Physical


Sheiko
Sergei
Polymer/Materials


Moran
Andrew
Physical


Atkin
Joanna
Physical


You
Wei
Polymer/Materials


Cahoon
James
Polymer/Materials


Kanai
Yosuke
Physical


Templeton
Joseph
Inorganic


Tiani
Domenic
Teaching/Education


DeSimone
Joseph
Polymer/Materials

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.

Alexandra

Tiffany

Nicholas

Anna

Nicholas

Kyla

Tyler

Hannah

Michael

Brianna

Yidan

Jackson