UMass Lowell's Department of Chemistry trains students to be well-prepared chemists to enter the workforce in industry and academia.

Preparing Undergraduate Students for Careers

The Chemistry Department at the UMass Lowell offers an American Chemical Society (ACS)-approved B.S. in Chemistry that prepares undergraduate students for a variety of industrial careers in the field.

Advancing Careers in Industry & Academia

The Chemistry Department at UMass Lowell offers master's and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry that prepare graduate students for industrial and academic jobs.
  • Ross lab gold and tin

    Chemistry Lab Group Makes Scientific Discovery

    Chemistry Asst. Prof. Michael Ross’ lab group found that nanoparticles combining post-transition and noble metals absorb higher energies of light. Their discovery is highlighted in Matter, a scientific journal published by Cell Press.
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  • Transene research team

    Students Help Local Company Find Safer Alternatives to PFAS

    With the help of a student research team, Transene Company is offering etching solutions to its semiconductor customers that don't contain the toxic per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
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