Joseph S. Francisco to lead the College of Arts and Sciences
We are happy to announce that the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has selected Joseph S. Francisco, former president of the American Chemical Society (ACS) and member of the National Academy of Sciences, as dean of its College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Francisco will also serve as a chaired Professor of Chemistry in our department. Francisco's research is in the area of theoretical and experimental physical chemistry with a special interest in atmospheric chemistry. He has over 400 publications and has co-authored the textbook "Chemical Kinetics and Dynamics.
Welcome to the web site for the Department of Chemistry at the University of Nebraska’s flagship campus here in Lincoln. We are a BIG Ten University on a steep growth trajectory! The Department has strengths at the disciplinary interfaces in Chemical Biology and Materials Chemistry. The former area builds around a long-standing tradition of research excellence in Organic Chemistry and Bioanalytical Chemistry and the latter benefits from an exceptional cadre of computational chemists ... Read More
David B. Berkowitz
Willa Cather Professor & Department Chair
Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor
Rebecca Lai 's fascination with fireworks sparked around age 5 as she watched Chinese New Year celebrations over Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong. At UNL, she's translated her love for fireworks and chemistry into a course based on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. Read More