We are pleased that you are undertaking your graduate studies in our department and at the University of Minnesota. Students graduating with a doctorate in in chemistry have established themselves as productive, independent research scientists and scholars. After completing the program, our students are well-prepared for challenging careers in the forefront of science and technology. Both our department and the University have information to help guide your learning and experience. One of our comprehensive resources is the Graduate Student Handbook. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.


  • General email

    Nancy Thao
    Assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies
    115 Smith Hall
    (612) 624-0313

    • Director of Graduate Studies in Chemistry
    • Professor Aaron Massari
    • massari@umn.edu
    • Director of Graduate Studies In Chemical Physics
    • Professor Renee Frontiera
    • rrf@umn.edu