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Graduate Chemistry at Northwestern

We welcome your interest in the graduate chemistry program at Northwestern University, and are certain you will find that Northwestern and Evanston provide a stimulating and supportive environment for exciting research and rewarding graduate studies.

In 2000, Northwestern University made the bold, strategic decision to establish the International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN), the first and largest institute of its kind in the country.


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Chair and Professor Teri Odom

Welcome to Fall 2018! As the new Chair of Chemistry, I am excited to share happenings in the department from over the past year. We hope that profiling members of our community – from faculty to students to staff – will showcase how a diverse set of people contribute to and are the foundation for the department’s success. 


Highly Cited


The 2018 Highly Cited Researchers List from Clarivate Analytics was recently released, and Northwestern Chemistry is well-represented! This list recognizes world-class researchers for their exceptional research performance based on multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. Visit Northwestern Scholars to learn more about the body of research being conducted by Northwestern Chemistry. 

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