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Chemistry at ESF

The Department of Chemistry at SUNY-ESF is unique in that it is organized around the interdisciplinary areas of biochemistry and natural products chemistry, environmental chemistry and polymer chemistry. It stresses a strong foundation in the traditional areas of chemistry (analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry) plus integration of these areas into its specialties. Thus, students at all levels enjoy the advantages of a chemistry program with specialties aligned with the needs of the 21st century.

The department is committed to maintaining its leading role in extending the state of knowledge in its specialties. The department’s home is the 71,000-square-foot Edwin C. Jahn Laboratory. This state-of-the-art facility for research and teaching is well equipped with instruments needed for modern chemical research. The department involves all of its students in research, giving them familiarity with the actual practice of chemistry.

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Chemistry News & Events

Upcoming Events

Call for Proposals, Student Sustainability Fund
October 13 - November 21, 206 Centennial Hall. Event Website

Advising for Spring 2015
November 3 - 11,

Chemistry Department Graduate Student Seminar: Marci L. Savage
Monday, November 3, 2014, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm. 145 Baker Laboratory.

Nova Southeastern University's Oceanographic Center
Thursday, November 6, 2014, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm. Gateway Center - Student Tabling Area. Event Website

Contact Us

SUNY-ESF Chemistry Department
121 Edwin C. Jahn Laboratory
1 Forestry Drive
Syracuse, NY 13210-2726 USA

chemistry@esf.edu
(315) 470-6855
(315) 470-6856 (fax)

Chemistry at ESF

The Department of Chemistry at SUNY-ESF is unique in that it is organized around the interdisciplinary areas of biochemistry and natural products chemistry, environmental chemistry and polymer chemistry. It stresses a strong foundation in the traditional areas of chemistry (analytical, inorganic, organic and physical chemistry) plus integration of these areas into its specialties. Thus, students at all levels enjoy the advantages of a chemistry program with specialties aligned with the needs of the 21st century.

The department is committed to maintaining its leading role in extending the state of knowledge in its specialties. The department’s home is the 71,000-square-foot Edwin C. Jahn Laboratory. This state-of-the-art facility for research and teaching is well equipped with instruments needed for modern chemical research. The department involves all of its students in research, giving them familiarity with the actual practice of chemistry.

Chemistry News

· ESF alum named Senior VP at Aclara

(ESF alum Bob Florence has been appointed Senior VP of of Marketing, Customer and Sales Support at Aclara Technologies. 10/22/14) READ MORE

· SUNY Manufacturing Funding Benefits ESF Work

· Call for Expressions of Interest: Assistant Editor, Society & Natural Resources

The incoming editors of Society & Natural Resources, the official monthly journal of the International Association for Society and Natural Resources, are soliciting formal expressions of interest by individuals interested in a part-time, 12-month term appointment as assistant editor of the journal. The assistant editor manages the day-to-day receipt, screening, processing, preparation and submission of manuscripts, among other tasks and responsibilities. To begin in early summer 2015, s/he will work approximately 20 hours per week under the supervision of and in close cooperation with the incoming editors in chief, Dr. David Sonnenfeld, Department of Environmental Studies, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), and Dr. Peter Leigh Taylor, Department of Sociology, Colorado State University (CSU). The appointment may take one of several forms: a graduate student at ESF, Syracuse, N.Y., or at CSU, Fort Collins, Colo; a part-time/ visiting instructor at one of the two institutions; or an independent contractor/ vendor. Our first preference is to support a new or continuing master's or Ph.D. student at one of our institutions. For further information, including requirements, procedures, and deadline, please see the full announcement at: http://tinyurl.com/kz73kwm.


· SUNY-ESF awarded five grants for Materials and Advanced Manufacturing Research

(The grants were part of $710,000 in funding handed out by SUNY Materials and Advanced Manufacturing Network of Excellence. 9/17/14) READ MORE

· 13th Annual NYS Green Building Conference Call for Abstracts Announced

More ESF News

Chemistry Day at the Fair: A Tradition

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Every year, several students and faculty members from the Department of Chemistry set up demonstrations in the ESF booth at the New York State Fair.

Take a look!


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