UMass Boston

Research Focuses

The Department of Chemistry currently has 11 research-active faculty members, whose scholarship extends across all major areas of chemistry and biochemistry. Six tracks are offered in the PhD program, two interdisciplinary PhD tracks include members of the Department, and the Department also offers vibrant MS and BS/MS programs. In addition, all BS chemistry majors are required to complete a capstone research project during their senior year that includes at least one year of mentored research. All research labs are located on the 3rd floor of the Integrated Sciences Complex. 

Are you interested in joining research efforts in the Chemistry Department at UMass Boston? Please see this concise summary of our current research interests.

Our research is organized into six research tracks. We also participate in two interdisciplinary programs. 

Analytical and Physical Chemistry

Biological Chemistry 

Chemistry Education 
Green Chemistry 
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Computational Sciences (Interdisciplinary)
Integrative Biosciences (Interdisciplinary) 


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