Why Choose Chemistry or Biochemistry at the University of Maryland?
Located just a few miles from Washington, D.C., the University of Maryland is centrally located near several top national labs including NIH, NRL, NASA and NIST. We also have state-of-the-art instrumentation facilities including dedicated labs for NMR spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, mass spectroscopy and surface analysis.
Our chemistry and biochemistry graduate students study and work with faculty members on the frontiers of molecular science.
Interdisciplinary work includes materials, theoretical, environmental chemistry; nanoscience; chemical biology; catalysis & energy science; & molecular biophysics.
Many of our students participate in collaborations with federal labs, international academic labs and corporate partners.
Our faculty also belong to interdisciplinary research centers such as the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute, NanoCenter, and Institute for Bioscience & Biotechnology Research.