Explore the world of sustainable energy through nanomaterials.
Research and graduate education opportunities offered at USD fall within the themes of photodynamics and nanomaterials offered in close-knit research settings.
Focused in four core areas that bridge these traditional demarcations:
(1) Electrochemistry and Surface Science
(2) Molecular Spectroscopy and Photodynamics
(3) Organic Synthesis and Chemical Reaction Mechanisms
(4) Nanostructured Composites for Catalytic and Sensing Applications.
Focused on the chemistry of new materials including synthesis, characterization and applications with an emphasis on nanomaterials.
For more detailed admission requirements, please refer to chemistry in the current graduate catalog. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit International Admission Requirements.
The Chemistry Department has a strong research program involving undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D. students working closely with faculty members.
USD students have landed national scholarships and fellowships including Truman, Fulbright and Goldwater.
The Chemistry Club goal is to make chemistry more exciting and intriguing for a wide variety of students.