Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at Columbia University, one of the premier institutions for academic chemical research. Our Department is home to internationally renowned faculty, a top-ranked graduate program, and state-of-the-art research facilities. We prize science that is both collaborative and interdisciplinary as well as excellence in teaching and research from both our faculty and our graduate students.

    Professor Gerard Parkin

    Director of Graduate Studies

    Doctor Vesna Gasperov

    Director of Undergraduate Studies


    Columbia’s Department of Chemistry has played a pivotal role in the development of modern chemistry research in the United States.

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