Why Choose UW-Madison

Why Choose UW-Madison

About the Department of Chemistry

#9 department, 95 percent completion rate, 50+ Chemistry PhDs awarded every year

  • 300+ chemistry graduate students
  • 13 UW-Madison Distinguished Teaching Award recipients
  • 13+ percent of chemistry graduate students are funded as fellows or trainees (Spring 2018)
  • 46+ percent of chemistry graduate students are funded as research assistants (Spring 2018)
  • 5.3 average years to Ph.D. completion

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American Chemical Society - Past Presidents with Ties to the Department

* deceased

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows

Current Faculty & Year Elected

Emeritus Faculty & Year Elected

National Academy of Science Members

Current Faculty & Year Elected

Emeritus Faculty & Year Elected

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A W crest banner flutters in the wind on Bascom Hill at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (Photo by Jeff Miller /UW-Madison)

UW-Madison by the Numbers