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About the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Fred MacDonnell
Fred MacDonnell, Professor and Chair

Welcome Message from the Department Chair

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UT Arlington, where chemical and biological processes are investigated, and molecules and materials are made, dissected, analyzed, separated, and used in various applications. We have a truly outstanding group of faculty members with a wide array of expertise, a dedicated staff, an array of exceptional research facilities, and state-of-the-art infrastructure. We are conveniently located right in downtown Arlington, near Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers Stadiums, and less than half-an-hour from Dallas, Fort Worth, or the DFW Airport.

I invite you to learn more about who we are and what we have to offer, including our various academic programs. We have a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. In addition to providing our students with strong core training in the sciences, we provide unparalleled opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students who want to pursue research with our internationally acclaimed faculty. Great advising and career counseling to prepare students for professional programs, graduate school and leadership positions in science research and industry complement our educational programs. Please explore our website or visit us in person. We hope that you will decide to be part of this exciting environment as you seek opportunities to learn and grow as a chemist and a researcher.