Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

WELCOME TO UTA CHEMISTRY & 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.

Student Spotlight

SPRING 2022 - GRADUATING STUDENTS

- BS BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY -

Kayla Le

My favorite chemistry class was Metabolism and Regulation with Dr. Mandal. It was really interesting learning about the different metabolic pathways,...

Kayla Le

- BS BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY -

Alexis Spears

I transferred to UTA during the second semester of my freshman year. My CHEM professor, Dr.Rogers, knew I was new and made sure I came to him for help...

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- BS BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY -

Jessica Pham

In the CHEM study room, I met the people I call my best friends. We studied together there which is the reason I made it through college.

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- BS BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY -

Julissa Mireles

Volunteering at Mission Arlington's free medical clinic gave me valuable insight on helping underserved communities and a better idea on some of my...

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- BS CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS -

Karla Silva

Doing high energy research under Dr. Benjamin Jones, I discovered how much I enjoy research and how fun it can be to learn more about the unknown.

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- BS BIOCHEMISTRY -

Hannah Hayes

The opportunity to present my research at different conferences and learn about other research in the same field was exciting.

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BS BIOCHEMISTRY -

Vicki Ho

My most impactful experience I had as a student while at UTA was being a chemistry tutor in chemistry clinic.

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- BA CHEMISTRY AND BS BIOLOGY -

Zachrieh Alhaj

"Being a TA for the GEN CHEM labs was impactful. It allowed me to pass down knowledge I gained and to grow as a leader and peer educator."

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-BS BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY -

Tessa Moore

Being involved in campus organizations allowed me to find and network with people that have similar goals and interests.

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- BS CHEMISTRY -

Carissa Chavarria

Due to COVID many vital labs were online, but research allowed me to perfect my lab techniques and practices without missing out!<br class="t-last-br"...

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BS BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY -

Phuong Do

My Terry scholarship helped me pursue an education while participating in clubs like Mavs for Medical Humanities, where I worked on my leadership...

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CHEMISTRY CLINIC

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

Days and Times

Monday 12‐6
Tuesday 12‐6
Wednesday 12‐6
Thursday 12‐6
Friday 12‐4

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

ADMINISTRATION

Dr. Carl Lovely
Professor and Chair
817-272-5446
lovely@uta.edu

Dr. Peter Kroll
Professor and Associate Chair
817-272-3814
pkroll@uta.edu