Graduate Research

GW Chemistry graduate student from the Voutchkova group using an NMR machine to check the compound of a sample
Graduate students use GW's nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) machine to find the chemical composition of samples.

Because of our location, access and partnerships with the nation’s top think tanks and research laboratories, our graduate students have numerous opportunities to engage in meaningful research. Students collaborate not only with faculty within the Department of Chemistry but are also with colleagues in GW’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences and School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Whatever path our students choose, be it health care, the environment, chemical and nuclear threats, plant biochemistry or clean energy, they delve into the most exciting scientific questions of today.


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Graduate Research in Action

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Dr. Kostal, Co-Director of the Environmental and Green Chemistry Program at GW will Speak at The White House Webinar on Sustainable Chemistry

Dr. Jakub Kostal, Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Environmental and Green Chemistry Program will speak at The White House Strategy Team webinar on Sustainable Chemistry.

Pesticides being sprayed on a field

Chemistry Researchers Develop Tool for Safer Pesticides

Researchers at GW's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) have developed a new computational approach to rapidly screen pesticides for safety, performance and how long they endure in the environment. The new approach will aid in the design of next-generation molecules to develop safer pesticides. Jakub Kostal, an assistant professor of chemistry, is the principal investigator on the project.