Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry


The UTA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will prepare you for a rewarding career with our innovative education and world-class research programs. These programs are led by highly esteemed faculty and conducted in top-notch facilities which equip students for careers in industry, research, or academia. We have many specialized undergraduate degree programs that offer an excellent foundation in chemistry and biochemistry, and our graduate programs provide advanced training in a collaborative research environment which has the Carnegie Classification's highest rating: R1 Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity. Research and education go hand-in-hand and all students are encouraged to become active in research early in their academic careers.


The Chemistry Clinic is available at no charge to students for assisting with most 1000 and 2000 level chemistry courses.

Days and Times

Monday 11‐7
Tuesday 11‐7
Wednesday 11‐7
Thursday 11‐7
Friday 11‐6

Location: Science Hall (SH) Room 318

A graduate student wearing safety goggles and gloves holding a test tube to observe a chemical reaction in a laboratory in the Chemistry & Physics Building.

Research Areas

Chemical Biology Sustainable Chemistry Molecular Design Chemical Catalysis Materials Computational Chemistry Separation Science


Dr. Rasika Dias
Professor and Chair

Dr. Peter Kroll
Professor and Associate Chair