Carnegie Mellon University

The Chemistry Department at Carnegie Mellon University brings unique strengths in molecular science and engineering to important issues in sustainability, human health and quality of life.

Biological Chemistry

  • Bioorganic & Chemical Biology
  • Bioinorganic 
  • Biomaterials
  • Biophysical


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Catalysis & Energy

  • Bio- and Bio-inspired Catalysis
  • Energy Storage
  • Metal Catalysis


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Materials & Nanoscience

  • Inorganic & Organic Materials 
  • Polymer
  • Nanoscience


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Physical, Analytical & Theoretical Chemistry

  • Analytical
  • Spectroscopy & Imaging
  • Theory & Computational
  • Machine Learning