Department of Chemistry at UMass Amherst

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Cutting Edge Research and INNOVATIVE EDUCATION

$10 million in external funding

The most Distinguished Teaching Award winning faculty
of any department at UMass

Upcoming Events

  • Dec

    Prof. Chunyu Wang

    Biological Sciences
    "Structure Mechanisms and Drug Discovery in Alzheimer’s and Cancer"
    11:30 am
  • Dec

    Ruiling Wu

    "Development of an anionic nanogel system for targeting delivery of thyromimetics to the liver in the treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) disease"
    1:00 pm
    Dissertation Defense
  • Dec

    Richard Robinson

    Cornell University
    Materials Science Department
    “Magic from Magic-Sized Clusters”
    11:30 am
  • Dec

    Nicholas T Hight-Huf

    "Scanning Probe and Spectroscopic Investigations of Polarization-Driven Electronic Interactions at 2D-Polymer Interfaces"
    Dissertation Defense

Graduate Program Webinar


Pre-recorded Webinar for the UMass Amherst Chemistry Graduate Program
(Fall 2023 Cycle)

Learn about our department, PhD program, research, and life in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Features a Q&A with faculty and current students.

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Chemistry PhD Program

Information about applying for Fall 2023. (Info for Chemistry Applicants)

Fill out the online application at the Graduate School.

  • Application Deadline:  December 15  (Fall admission only)
  • The GRE exam is not required. It will not be used to assess applications. 
  • The Department requires a separate Research Interests Form to be filed with the graduate application.

Questions about the graduate program or application process should be directed to Rebecca David

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Chemistry lab

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