College of Arts and Sciences
About the Department

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is the intellectual home to 11 faculty, over 80 undergraduate and 100 graduate students. Our location in the heart of the tri-state area affords unique opportunities for interaction with the many local chemical-related industries. We offer undergraduate majors in chemistry (ACS and non-ACS Certified) and biochemistry, and we offer graduate studies and research in analytical, inorganic, organic, physical and biochemistry, with an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Academic Programs
Minor & Certificate
Dual Degree
  • B.S. Chemistry / B.S. Chemical Engineering with NJIT

Our faculty conduct internationally recognized research and innovative, technologically-enhanced instruction. Grounded in practical experience but exploring the frontiers of their disciplines, they define the nature academic excellence.

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Location & Facilities
Opened in September, 2007- the new Science and Technology Center.
McNulty Hall

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is housed in McNulty Hall, our new Science and Technology Center.

Opened in September, 2007, the Science and Technology Center includes the Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Physics and Mathematics and Computer Science and encompasses over 100,000 square feet of state of the art research, teaching, office and conferencing facilities. More »

The University Libraries have notable resources, including extensive holdings of almost 700,000 book volumes, and 1,127 current periodical subscriptions, back-files of more than 6,500 serial titles, electronic access to full text articles in more than 25,000 journals, a broad selection of indexing and abstracting services in both digital and print formats, various microform collections, music CDs, and audiovisual aids. A complete listing of database resources can be found at

Contact Us

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
(973) 761-9414
The Science and Technology Center

Department Chair

Chair: Nicholas H. Snow, Ph.D.
Address: McNulty Hall
Telephone: (973) 761-9414
Fax: (973) 761-9772

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