On behalf of the Chemistry Department, welcome! Our faculty of world-class scientists and dedicated scholars are delighted to share with you the exceptional research and training opportunities that are available in our Department. Our talented educators, with a passion and commitment for providing students with a rigorous, state of the art education in the Chemical Sciences will guide you throughout your studies. In a supportive, yet transformative manner, they will challenge you to think more deeply and profoundly about a range of topics that impact medicine, energy, materials, and/or the environment. Most importantly, they will provide you with the necessary skills and tools to thrive in the next phase of your career. Whether in the classroom or laboratory, this vibrant training environment will provide you with exceptional opportunities to meet, if not exceed your educational and professional goals. In collaboration with our world-renowned faculty, our students pursue cutting edge research in important areas aimed at bettering society. They routinely advance modern chemistry in areas such as catalysis, synthesis, chemical biology and material science. This learning environment, the people, and the program all add up to deliver an exceptional training opportunity at Boston College. The ever-growing list of impressive accomplishments achieved by our graduates in their independent careers (alumni page) is something that we are particularly proud of and serves as testament to the success of our programs. We welcome you to visit our Department and see for yourself.
Marc L. Snapper, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Chemistry