Research Overview

Research is central to the mission of Drexel University’s Department of Chemistry. Students, faculty and staff all contribute to a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary research program. Our research is supported by corporations and public institutions such as the National Science Foundation, Pennsylvania Department of Education and the National Institutes of Health.

What is research at Drexel University?

Research is the discovery of new scientific concepts, new chemical processes, and new materials. The research activities of the faculty include pioneering work in biochemistry, materials chemistry, theoretical chemistry, polymer chemistry and atmospheric chemistry. To gain a full appreciation of the broad spectrum of research being conducted in the Department of Chemistry, please visit the Faculty Research page.