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2014 Beckman Scholars Program
The UO Chemistry Department will be awarding prestigious Beckman Research Scholarships to qualifying undergraduate research students. 2014 Beckman Scholars Information

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2013 Chemistry Newsletter
The Department of Chemistry Newsletter is now available.
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Study Abroad TASSEP (TransAtlantic Science Student Exchange Program) is ideal for UO under-graduate science majors who wish to experience a year of studying and living in Europe.
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Inorganic & Organometallic Chemistry

Modern inorganic chemistry is an enormously broad field that spans a profusion of fascinating subdisciplines ranging from solid-state chemistry at one extreme to solution photochemistry at the other. Although no department can claim to cover all areas of inorganic chemistry, most of the important frontier areas of inorganic research are being actively studied in our department. The links below describe the Johnson and Doxsee group's research in solid-state chemistry, Professor Page's work on surfaces, Professor Hutchison's work on metal nanocrystals and his work on surfaces, Professor Liu's research on transition metal catalysis, and Professor Tyler's work on photochemistry and reaction mechanisms in solution. Regardless of special area, all students receive a broad education in inorganic chemistry. Entry level graduate courses emphasize the common interdisciplinary themes of synthesis, structure, and dynamics. Subsequent special topics courses then provide in-depth specialization in the particular subdisciplines. Organometallic chemistry is likewise thoroughly covered by researchers in our department. Projects in the Doxsee and Liu labs focus on the use of organometallics in organic synthesis. The Haley lab is synthesizing organometallic compounds with unusual electronic properties, and the Tyler group is studying organometallic polymers and the photochemistry of organometallic molecules.

Shannon W. Boettcher
Victoria J. DeRose
Kenneth M. Doxsee
Michael M. Haley
James Hutchison
David C. Johnson
Shih-Yuan Liu
Catherine J. Page
David R. Tyler

Biochemistry/Molecular BiologyBioorganic/Medicinal Chemistry BiophysicsEnvironmental Chemistry
Inorganic/Organometallic ChemistryMaterials ChemistryOptics & SpectroscopyOrganic Synthesis
Physical ChemistryPolymer ChemistrySolid-State ChemistryStatistical Mechanics of Liquids and Complex Fluids
Surfaces & InterfacesTheoretical Chemical Physics