Focus Areas

The UAB Chemistry Department is committed to training students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The research program emphasizes integrative research in the broad areas of advanced materials (update coming soon) and drug discovery that encourages collaborations with researchers in academics and industry.
The UAB Chemistry Department has excellent research opportunities in:
•    Polymer Synthesis
•    Polymer Thin Films and Devices
•    Nanocrystals
•    Photophysics of Coordination Compounds
•    Electron Transfer Reactions
•    NMR Spectroscopy
•    Main Group Inorganic Synthesis
•    Drug Design
•    Metallacrown Ethers
•    Inorganic Polymers
•    Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Spectroscopy (MALDI)
•    Nonlinear Optical Materials
•    Retinoids Biochemistry and Spectroscopy
•    Quantum Chemistry
•    DNA Microarrays
•    Chemical Education