Department of Chemistry




Dissertations and Theses

Every graduate student has to write a thesis or dissertation before being awarded a MS or Ph.D degree. Browse abstracts and in some cases the complete text of some of our previous students work on the ETD website.

View a complete list of Ph.D degrees awarded by the chemistry department since 1913.

ETD Submission Process

All theses and dissertations are submitted online. Visit the ETD Website for more information on the process.

Public Presentations

View our events section to find upcoming public presentations by graduate students at the Chemistry department.

Reserve a Room

All students seeking to arrange a room and the publicity for the public portion of their comprehensive defense (if required), thesis (MS) defense, or dissertation (PhD) defense should reserve a room no less than one month in advance of the defense date.

Please contact Mary Beth at to make the room reservations.  Please contact her with any questions regarding the room reservation process.