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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at San José State University

Our department strives to provide broad access to the highest quality education in chemistry at the bachelor’s and master’s degree levels.

News Highlights

Check out our News page to find out more about these and other stories in the department.

Prof. Kelly Wins CoS Award

August 18, 2021

Prof. Resa Kelly was chosen as the Dean's Scholar, recognizing her research excellence in Chemical Education.

Prof. Rascón Wins CoS Award

August 18, 2021

Prof. Alberto Rascón was recognized for his work mentoring students and involving them in his research.

Prof. Radlauer Develops Game

August 18, 2021

Prof. Madalyn Radlauer released a game to help students learn symmetry adapted linear combinations of ligand atomic orbitals.

Women in Science Outreach

June 15, 2021

Dr. Elizabeth Migicovsky, Prof. Laura Miller Conrad, and Prof. Ningkun Wang recorded virtual story times for the Redwood City Library.

Prof. Muller's Research Makes Cover

June 14, 2021

The work of Prof. Gilles Muller, student Shing Cho Ma and coworkers was featured on the cover of Chemical Communications.

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Trying to add a class?

CHEM 1A: Request to Add Form
CHEM 1B: Request to Add Form
CHEM 8: Request to Add Form
CHEM 112A: Request to Add Form
CHEM 112B: Request to Add Form

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Safety Training Request

An active Safety Training Certification is required for work in chemical/wet research lab. Fill out the form to receive an invite to the safety course.

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SJSU Chemistry Alumni — Where are you now?

We hope you are doing well after graduation! Please take a few minutes to fill out this form to update us with your successes and endeavors.

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Faculty Employment Opportunities

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