Chemistry Research at UW-Madison

The chemistry faculty at UW-Madison conduct research in a wide variety of fields, many of which are highly interdisciplinary.  Use the links to explore the research conducted within the Department of Chemistry.

  To look at research campus-wide, please utilize the Wisconsin Discovery Portal.

Research at the interface of chemistry and biology

Quantitative methods and instrumentation

Synthesis of organic materials, study of properties and mechanisms

Research involving metals and materials (catalysis, materials, metallo-enzymes)

Synthesis, properties, and/or utility analysis of materials

Study of teaching and learning chemistry

Using physics to study chemical systems

Study of chemical systems using math, physics, and computer science