Department of Chemistry



Inorganic and Materials Division

Inorganic and materials chemistry study at Pitt spans the entire periodic table, seeking ways of synthesizing new molecules and cutting-edge materials. Synthesis, characterization, and computational modeling are all areas covered by the Inorganic and Materials division.

Faculty research focuses on inorganic species for catalysis, polymerization, nanoporous materials, nanoscale electronics, as well as using colloidal and nanopartical arrays for biological sensors.