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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.

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Chair and Professor Teri Odom
Summer is finally here! As a community, the Department has had a strong finish to the year. Our undergraduate majors were recognized with numerous awards, and I had the honor of passing on congratulations at my first Weinberg Convocation as Chair. Our graduate students continue to excel in scholarship and in their outreach events. Our postdoctoral fellows have received some of the nation’s most prestigious honors. Also, we were just named as one of the top 10 institutions for Chemistry worldwide in the Nature Index. Enjoy the latest happenings!


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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