Everything that can be seen, touched, tasted, or smelled is made up of chemicals. Chemists study matter and the changes it undergoes to solve some of society’s most vexing problems. Some work on medicines to treat cancer and other diseases. Others develop materials to convert the sun’s energy to electricity. Still others develop polymers that have applications in cleaning up pollution. Additional knowledge translates to additional career options.
Graduates earn $60K+ in their first job
Ranks 10th among public graduate programs and 24th overall (U.S. News & World Report)
$70K given in scholarships each year
Almost 300 undergraduates
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Companies that hire our students include Fujifilm, Harvard Medical School, Intel, Kelly Scientific Resources, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Yale University
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Texas A&M Science - Labors of Lab (Episode 33)In our latest Labors of Lab episode, Texas A&M chemistry senior Tucker Folsom '19 explains how his research of metal carbonyls and carbon dioxide-based polymers could potentially contribute to larger areas of study, as well as the satisfaction he gets in being a teaching assistant within his own laboratory: an undergraduate organic chemistry class.
Texas A&M Science - I Am Texas A&M Science (Episode 15)Even for the most seasoned academic, career inspiration starts somewhere, and it all begins with a story. Here’s one from Texas A&M Science chemist and distinguished professor Don Darensbourg discussing the sort of legacy professors leave in their wake and what he hopes his will be.
Texas A&M Science - Labors of Lab (Episode 30)In our latest “Labors of Lab” episode, Texas A&M chemistry graduate student David Tran '19 discusses the future of renewable natural products in industry and his work on a project to produce polycarbonates -- a thermoplastic used in a variety of materials -- from carbon dioxide.
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