The Virginia Tech Department of Chemistry has a long history, a strong reputation and a bright future. Our faculty's research and scholarships generate and disseminate chemistry knowledge to the Commonwealth, the Nation and the world. Our outreach programs offer opportunities to share this knowledge with others, including practicing professionals, as well as primary and secondary school children.
Our courses provide the chemical foundation for all Virginia Tech science and engineering students and broaden their understanding about the structure and properties of matter. Our undergraduate and graduate degree programs prepare society's future chemists and scientists.
To achieve our mission, the Virginia Tech Department of Chemistry will continue to pursue multi-disciplinary research within and beyond the University, to find innovative ways to instruct students, to forge partnerships with industry and government, and to establish a reputation as one of the world's highest ranking chemistry departments.