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 proposal (if required), thesis (MS) defense, or dissertation (PhD) defense should complete the Room Reservation Form no less than two weeks in advance of the defense date.

Clicking the submit button will transmit the information to the Departmental receptionist (LaShawn Youngblood). The receptionist will arrange the room and forward the data to the Chem Web Team for posting. Please feel free to talk to the receptionist prior to submission but the room request is not formalized until this web form is submitted. Questions should be emailed to