Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at Wake Forest University. We are a group of 36 faculty and staff providing dynamic educational opportunities to our 57 undergraduate majors, 100 undergraduate minors and 30 graduate students that extend beyond the classroom to the research lab and the community. Our teaching and research are not limited by traditional definitions and occur both in the newly renovated Salem Hall on the Reynolda campus and at Wake Downtown in the Innovation Quarter. I invite you to come learn, investigate and join the team.
S. Bruce King
Kitchin Chair of Chemistry
Please join the Department in celebrating Dilip Kondepudi’s retirement after 32 years of dedicated service to the department and Wake Forest University, Wednesday, August 28, 2019 Reception: Front Entrance Area of Salem Hall, 3:00 – 3:50 PM Lecture: 4:00 – … Continue reading
Congratulations to Norman Fraley for the People’s Choice award at the 19th Annual Graduate Student Research Day. Watch his presentation video here … Continue reading
Professor of Chemistry Akbar Salam has been awarded a Marie S. Curie External Senior Fellowship to be held at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Freiburg, Germany.
Akbar Salam is a minimalist when it comes to conducting his Chemistry research, relying on blank sheets of paper over a laboratory equipped with high-tech gear. He tends to work on quantum mechanics at a table either in his house … Continue reading
The Chemistry Department has hired two new tenure track assistant professors this week, Dr. Elham Ghadiri and Dr. Troy Stich. Dr. Ghadiri got her BS and MS in Physics at Arak University in Iran, then her PhD in Chemistry at … Continue reading