Department of Chemistry at UMass Amherst

Trisha Andrew lab with students

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

    Hamza Javaid

    "Tailoring Interfaces and Composition for Stable and Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells "
    Dissertation Defense
  • Dec

    Babgen Manookian

    "Molecular Vibrations and Shape-Selectivity: A Computational Model of Biofuel Precursors in Zeolites"
    1:00 pm
    Dissertation Defense
  • Dec

    Rigumula Wu

    "Multi-colored fluorogenic RNA sensors for the quantification and multiplexed imaging of small-molecule levels in living cells"
    9:30 am
    Dissertation Defense
  • Jan

    Ishankumar V Soni

    “Investigating Structures and Functions of Apoptotic Caspases”
    12:00 pm
    Dissertation Defense

Chemistry PhD Program

Information about applying for Fall 2022. (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

grad student in lab
Chemistry lab

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