Faculty and Research Interests

Students are not required to have a specific area or faculty member of interest in order to apply for research, though you are free to express a preference(s).

To the right is a list of the different areas within the Department of Chemistry; click on any to see a more detailed description of research in that area.

Chemistry Faculty That Accept Undergraduate Researchers*

Professor Martin D. Burke (O, CB, I)
Professor Scott E. Denmark (O, I)
Professor Dana D. Dlott (P, A)
Professor Andrew A. Gewirth (A, I, M)
Professor Gregory S. Girolami (I, M, O, P)
Professor Martin Gruebele (P, CB)
Professor Paul J. Hergenrother (O, CB)
Professor So Hirata (T)
Professor Prashant Jain (P)
Professor Zan Luthey-Schulten
Professor Nancy Makri (T, P)
Professor Doug Mitchell (CB)
Professor Catherine Murphy (I, M)
Professor Eric Oldfield (P, O, CB)
Professor Scott K. Silverman (CB, O)
Professor Jonathan V. Sweedler (A, CB, P)
Professor Wilfred A. van der Donk (O, CB, I)


*Not every faculty member is always accepting undergraduates. Student matching depends on semester, qualifications, and faculty member availability.