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!
Developing New Technologies to Streamline Forensic Analysis
After presenting at the SUNY Startup Summer School (S4) Class of 2022 Demo Day, UAlbany PhD student Alexis Weber was successful in securing one of the two top prizes of $25,000 to help the UAlbany startup company for SupreMEtric continue its efforts to bring its forensic analysis technology to market.
Eureka! Program Powers Girls to Succeed in STEM Fields
A nationally recognized endeavor by Girls Inc. that provides hands-on opportunities in STEM, the Capital Region Girls Inc. Eureka! program has 57 girls from a number of different schools attending UAlbany this summer to learn about atmospheric and environmental sciences, mathematics and statistics, physics, psychology, women’s studies, geography and planning, chemistry, ChoreoPhysics and biology.
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.