Graduate Students

In our research-focused graduate programs, students work closely with faculty advisors on small research teams. This personalized environment will encourage you to become a foremost expert on the research topic of your choice.

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Undergraduate Students

We offer Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry, Cheminformatics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Students have access to advanced labs and research equipment.

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An Interactive Education

In the Department of Chemistry at Michigan Tech, we pride ourselves on the top-notch education and valuable guidance we offer to students seeking both undergraduate and graduate degrees. We believe that chemistry is a hands-on science best taught through personal interaction and lab experiences that are both practical and relevant.

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Shiyue Fang

Shiyue Fang

Postdoctoral, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana



Associate Professor, Chemistry

Our research interests are in the area of organic synthesis, which include the synthesis of natural and unnatural useful molecules and development of synthetic methodologies.

Recently, we have developed a new class of chiral ligands based on two common ferrocenyl motifs. These ligands are expected to be useful in asymmetric catalysis to control . . .

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Sarah A. Green

Sarah A. Green

BA, Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1983



Professor, Chemistry

Origin and fate of DOC in terrestrial, lake, and marine environments; methods for detection of free radicals, photochemical transformations of natural and anthropogenic organic compounds in the environment; oxidative degradation reactions; response of aquatic systems to climate change; effects of electrostatic charge and ionic strength on fast reaction kinetics; behavior of . . .

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Cary Chabalowski

Cary F. Chabalowski



Professor & Chair, Chemistry

After finishing my Ph.D. in Theoretical Chemistry from the University of Kansas in 1980, I spent two years as a post-doc in Germany at the University of Bonn. After my wife (Molly) and I returned to the US, I spent a year on the research faculty at Johns-Hopkins University. , . . .

Graduate Student Positions Available

The Department of Chemistry seeks qualified applicants year-round in all areas of chemistry for GRA and GTA positions. For fall 2013, we especially welcome applications in the following areas:

For more information, please contact the respective faculty member. Interested students are strongly encouraged to apply.