Chemistry at Louisville continues to build on its strong traditions. The members of our faculty are accomplished teacher-scholars who maintain exciting research programs in the myriad arenas that comprise the modern chemical sciences. This site will introduce you to our faculty and staff, our facilities, the courses we offer, as well as interdepartmental resources centered in this department, IMD3 and CREAM.
Our undergraduate curriculum has been revised to reflect more "real-world" approaches to the science of chemistry. Dr. Bill Richmond maintains the instrumentation in our teaching labs.
Ouroffers research opportunities in organic and inorganic synthesis, in theoretical and computational chemistry, in analytical chemistry including the development of micro- and nanoscale sensors, chemical catalysis, natural products research drug discovery and delivery, metabolomics, informatics, chemical biology and chemical physics.
An annual highlight of the Distinguished Lecture Series (known informally as the . For this event, an outstanding chemist (many times a Nobel Laureate) is invited to the department. These lectures have acquired some cachet in the Chemistry community and contribute to departmental esprit de corps.is the