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News & Announcements




The Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University seeks applicants for tenure-track faculty position:

  • Associate or Full Professor level in the field of Experimental Physical Chemistry

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Odom Named as the New Editor-in-Chief of Nano Letters
Professor Milan Mrksich has been awarded the 2020 Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award

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Our Research


Research at the Department of Chemistry is innovative, collaborative and interdisciplinary by nature.

Community Spotlight


The faculty, staff and students who comprise our departments are dedicated to outstanding research and scholarship.

Fall Newsletter


Welcome to Fall 2019! We start this new academic year with hope, renewal, and reflection. We’ve gained new colleagues in the Department and are excited for their contributions, and we’ve also lost a dear faculty member even as his legacy carries on. The students, staff, and faculty continue to make this Department special, and their achievements are inspiring and impressive. I hope you enjoy their stories. New to this quarterly newsletter, we’ve added some highlights to showcase the breadth and impact of our research. Enjoy our latest happenings!

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