One of our unique resources is the Blue Heron, a research vessel on Lake Superior that UMD faculty and students use to conduct important research.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is committed to excellence in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. With our dedicated faculty and state-of-the-art facilities, our Department offers a unique environment for our students to excel in research, new discoveries, and a culture of life-long learning.
What makes our research program unique is the close working relationship between students and faculty and our commitment to one-on-one mentoring. Our areas of expertise span a wide range of topics in biological, organic, inorganic, analytical, and physical chemistry.
Inorganic & Bio-Inorganic Chemistry
Environmental and Aquatic Chemistry
Materials Science Chemistry
Dr. Robert Carlson (Advanced Materials Center, Interim Director)