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Welcome to the Web Site of the Department of Chemistry at Clemson University. Chemistry, the “Central Science”, is an integral part of modern life and forms the basis for advances in nearly all areas of science and technology. This web site is a resource for you to use in learning about the various degree programs, current research directions, and other aspects of the Clemson chemistry department. Please take a moment to look through our site and thank you for visiting.

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Chemistry Spotlight

Chemistry Spotlight

New Chemistry Grant Awards

October 28 2015.  Congratulations to Dan Whitehead who along with Frank Alexis from  Bioengineering was awarded a grant titled “Accessing Kilogram Scale Quantities of Functional Nanoparticles for the Remediation of Industrial Environmental Contaminants”.  The grant was funded for one year for $69K.  Also, congratulations to Jeff Anker, whose NIH R21 Grant proposal, "Developing a luminescent tension-indicating orthopedic screw," with John DesJardins as co-PI and surgical collaborators Tom Pace and Caleb Behrend was just awarded for $379K total over two years.  Good news, Jeff and Dan!

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