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Thank you for your interest in the City University of New York Ph.D. Program in Chemistry administered by the CUNY Graduate Center. In its first 50 years, the program has awarded over 450 chemistry doctoral degrees for innovative research. 

The current program consists of over 100 faculty drawn principally from the chemistry departments at the following colleges: Brooklyn College, City College, Hunter College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Lehman CollegeQueens College, The College of Staten Island and York College. The diverse faculty perform cutting-edge research in the subdisciplines of analytical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, nanotechnology and materials science, organic chemistry, physical chemistry, theoretical chemistry, polymer chemistry, and molecular biophysics. The chemistry faculty have received many prestigious awards and honors in recognition of their contributions to science including the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, being named an American Chemical Society Fellow and membership in the National Academy of Engineering.

The consortial nature of the CUNY Ph.D. Program in Chemistry offers students distinct advantages in graduate study including a wide variety of faculty research interests and expertise as well as a setting that fosters both interdisciplinary and collaborative research. Students may specialize in any of the chemistry subdisciplines and perform their doctoral research at one of the CUNY consortium of colleges. Doctoral lecture courses and seminars are held at the Graduate Center with doctoral research and laboratory courses conducted at the Colleges. We welcome you to explore the site to learn more about the CUNY Ph.D. Program in Chemistry. 

Brian R. Gibney

Executive Officer & Professor
Brooklyn College
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Phone: (718) 951-5600 ext 6636

Noa Borkan

Assistant Program Officer
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Phone: 212-817-8135
Fax: 212-817-1507