Choosing to pursue a degree in Furman University’s Chemistry Department will prepare you to solve global challenges related to health, security, and energy independence. Our students work on cutting-edge research in a laboratory environment and are exposed to modern instrumentation and technology.
With a degree from Furman, you’ll be prepared to pursue an advanced degree or career at some of the nation’s top graduate schools, medical schools, and businesses.
Our students are among the nation’s leaders in publishing and presenting their findings on contemporary problems including:
- Preparing and characterizing novel nanomaterials
- Understanding the chemistry of living systems
- Developing new energy technologies
- Expanding the toolbox for chemical and medical diagnostics
- Synthesizing natural products and pharmaceuticals
The Chemistry Department offers one of the nation’s largest summer research program for undergraduates to work side-by-side with faculty members in an intensive and meaningful research environment.Learn more about research
Meet Our Faculty & Staff
Our faculty and staff lead individual laboratories and work with students one-on-one on meaningful research projects.
Facilities & Resources
We are housed in the Charles H. Townes Science Center, which sports multimedia classrooms, research laboratories, computer labs, and study lounges.