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This website contains information related to the academic programs offered, a brief description of the research performed, the available instrumentation, and other useful links. We are committed to your success. That's why we offer diverse research opportunities to foster your education in one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country. At UTSA you will have access to strong research programs, state-of-the-art resources, and competitive financial support. All of our research programs support collaborations with neighboring institutions and our B.S. program in Chemistry is certified by the American Chemical Society. In addition, UTSA is located in one of the most attractive and diverse cities in the country.


Our department offers numerous opportunities that can be broadly divided into the following areas



Dr. Michael Doyle awarded a $527,275 NSF Major Research Instrumentation grant

Dr. Banglin Chen has been chosen as a 2016 highly cited researcher and is on the 2016 List of Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering by Elsevier Scopus Data

Congratulations to Dr. Stanton McHardy and CIDD on the recent CPRIT Core Facility Grant funding of $4,598,728

CIMA students from Northeast Lakeview College visit the Department of Chemistry

Dr. Stephan Bach and Dr. Bess Frost (UTHSCSA) awarded SALSI Clusters in Research Excellence funding

Congratulations to Dr. Banglin Chen on his publication in Science
» Abstract in Science
» UTSA Today Article

The Department of Chemistry at UTSA invites applications for the following:

  • Postdoctoral Positions in Biochemistry
  • Postdoctoral Position in Electroanalysis
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
  • Non-Tenure Track Lecturer II

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The Department of Chemistry at UTSA seeks internationally renowned scientists to fill two newly established Robert A. Welch Endowed Chairs in Chemistry.

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The Department of Chemistry at UTSA hosts seminars given by guest speakers from around the world. Click here to see the seminar schedule.