Our students can explore many different areas of chemistry, all leading to a solid foundation for successful graduate study and/or a career in chemistry or a chemistry-related field.
Chemistry Department Highlights:
- A rigorous and well-balanced curriculum
- Strong and diverse undergraduate research programs
- $1.3 million in grants to support teaching and research
- Students acceptance in competitive graduate / professional schools
Logan Running ’17
After transferring to SUNY Potsdam his junior year, Logan Running ’17 quickly found his path working on cutting-edge nanoparticle research in the chemistry department—research with the potential to treat cancer more effectively, and with less harmful side effects.
Dr. Fadi Bou-Abdallah
SUNY Potsdam Professor of Chemistry Dr. Fadi Bou-Abdallah has been named a Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement.
Gold Nanoparticle Research
Ty Santiago's nanoparticle research was recently featured in a prestigious international science journal, Biosensors and Bioelectronics. The collaboration with Dr. Maria Hepel allowed Santiago to experience graduate level research in his undergraduate curriculum.
Lindsay Johnson '17
During her time at SUNY Potsdam, Lindsay was active in undergraduate research in chemistry, including organic chemistry, biochemistry and biophysical chemistry.