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Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at the University of New Hampshire.  We are dedicated to chemistry research and education at all levels.  We have a long, proud tradition of providing a challenging and nurturing environment for our students. 

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2021 Chemistry Awards brochure and presentation

Congratulations to all the recipients, and thank you to all of the donors who make this possible each year!

2021 Chemistry Department Awards
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Congratulations Class of 2021!

We wish you all the best!

Celebrating 2021 Graduates

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PFAS Are Forever

PFAS Are Forever

Studies track ‘forever chemicals’ through wastewater facilities...

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Excellent Faculty

Excellent Faculty

Honoring outstanding professors...

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College Ceremonies

College Ceremonies

Highlights from the commencement ceremonies for each college are captured here....

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  • We remember George Galanes, a wonderful friend to the chemistry department. His generous giving has enabled many students to complete and enhance their studies. Read about his life and legacy here: 
    We remember George Galanes, a wonderful friend to the chemistry department. His generous giving has enabled many students to complete and enhance their studies. Read about his life and legacy here: 
  • Each year the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) Career and Professional Success (CaPS) team puts together a pictoral glimpse of the First Destination Survey results. Here are the results from the Chemistry Class of 2020, a particularly difficult year that still saw students thrive...
    Each year the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) Career and Professional Success (CaPS) team puts together a pictoral glimpse of the First Destination Survey results. Here are the results from the Chemistry Class of 2020, a particularly difficult year that still saw students thrive...
  • Chemical Principles for Engineers
    Students in the Fall 2020 semester of Chem 405, Chemical Principles for Engineers, researched how chemistry is applied in engineering or is present in challenges that require engineering, and then communicated their findings in both poster and oral presentations.  Given the many prospective...
    Chemical Principles for Engineers
    Students in the Fall 2020 semester of Chem 405, Chemical Principles for Engineers, researched how chemistry is applied in engineering or is present in challenges that require engineering, and then communicated their findings in both poster and oral presentations.  Given the many prospective...
  • Jackson Kaspari was raised in the neighboring town of Dover New Hampshire and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire in 2018. He began his research ventures with Dr. Margaret Greenslade as an...
    Jackson Kaspari was raised in the neighboring town of Dover New Hampshire and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Hampshire in 2018. He began his research ventures with Dr. Margaret Greenslade as an...
  • The Boudreau group's work focuses on the design and synthesis of small molecules as inhibitors of ​beta-lactamases​, which are enzymes responsible for bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. Antimicrobial resistance has been a recurring and increasing problem arising from the overuse of...
    The Boudreau group's work focuses on the design and synthesis of small molecules as inhibitors of ​beta-lactamases​, which are enzymes responsible for bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. Antimicrobial resistance has been a recurring and increasing problem arising from the overuse of...