We offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in all areas of chemistry. Please follow the links below to learn more.
From the world-class RNA Institute to our program in Forensic Chemistry, our research spans all areas of chemistry. Our department is divided into five major divisions: Analytical and Forensic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Inorganic and Materials Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Physical and Computational Chemistry. Visit our research page to learn more!
Engineering Students Take on Chemistry Challenge
Students in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences recently took on the challenge of building force tensiometers – a device capable of accurately testing the strength properties of new materials – for the Department of Chemistry's new materials chemistry wing in ETEC.
In Published Study, Chen Lab Elevates Understanding of Genetic Expression
An RNA Institute professor and his two lab mates aid in finding a key to how changes in RNA structure occur and switch genetic expression from ‘on’ to ‘off,’
Faculty Members Honored for Exemplary Public Engagement
The award honors UAlbany people and programs that have made outstanding contributions to addressing a significant societal need and enhancing public well-being through publicly engaged research, teaching, creative activity and/or public service, and in collaboration with community partners.
Igor Lednev Named SUNY Distinguished Professor
Lednev, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, was elevated last month to Distinguished Professor, the highest academic rank in the State University of New York, conferred solely by the SUNY Board of Trustees.
Chemistry Student Competes for $100K U.S. Space Force Award
A Blackstone LaunchPad company created by a chemistry PhD student was selected as one of just two dozen nationwide eligible to compete for a $100,000 award funded by the U.S. Space Force.