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Department of Chemistry

Our mission is to train and mentor students as responsible scientists and scientifically literate professionals, involving them in all aspects of chemistry and the global chemical enterprise.

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Welcome to UGA Chemistry!

The Department at the University of Georgia offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry. Our undergraduates have the option of obtaining an ACS-certified B.S. in Chemistry. We graduate around 40 B.S. Chemists each year. Our graduate degree program is a research-intensive program with an emphasis on coursework required for in-depth training in a particular project. We also emphasize interdisciplinary training to prepare our graduates for multiple career paths. Through our links, you can find out about both our undergraduate and graduate programs, how to apply for admission, the curricula offered, and the research interests of our faculty.  

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Latest News

Nicholas Dewey, a PhD student in the Department of Chemistry, is one of 60 graduate students nationwide selected for the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) 
The Chemistry Department is now accepting applications for Chemistry Learning Assistants (CLAs) for the Spring 2024 semester. CLAs are the individuals who rotate during recitation sessions and help answer student questions.
The Department of Chemistry will host an Open House on Thursday, August 24, from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the breezeway between the iSTEM-1 and iSTEM-2 buildings.

Upcoming Events

Dr. Kelly Hines, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry (University of Georgia)

iSTEM Building 2, Room 1218
Cai Hong Li, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry (University of Georgia)

iSTEM Building 2, Room 1218
Wei-Chih Lo, Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry (University of Georgia)

iSTEM Building 2, Room 1218

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Contact Us!

Assistant to the Department Head: Donna Spotts, 706-542-1919 

Main office phone: 706-542-1919 

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Head of Chemistry: Prof. Jason Locklin