The department of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Arkansas strives for excellence in research, teaching and service in chemistry—the central science. We aspire to positions of leadership regarding the discovery of new scientific knowledge, the training of students, and the economic development of the State of Arkansas. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse group of the best faculty, students and staff to address the challenges of the future through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research and education.




Jingyi Chen Awarded Almost $500,000 by NSF to Study Novel Nanostructures

Undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry Major Iana Ruheta Discovers Community, Belonging as Rwandan Student at U of A

Robert Coridan and Colin Heyes Receive NSF Grant to Study Semiconducting Nanoparticles

Cody Brazel Selected to Receive Doctoral Research Travel Grant and Collis Geren Award

Adjoa Bonsu Selected for SEC Emerging Scholars Program

David Thompson Selected to Receive DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Award

Bin Dong and Martin Edwards Selected as 2023 Connor Faculty Fellows

Four Graduate Students Have Been Selected to Participate in the NIH Summer Clinical and Translational Research Course: Congratulations Enayah Alhshim, Nour Fatema, Ugochi Isu, and Motolani Matthew!