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LSU Chemistry is one of six departments in the College of Science and is designated as a Foundation of Excellence Department due to the outstanding accomplishments of our faculty, staff, and students in terms of teaching/learning, research, and service. Our department has LSU's largest Ph.D. program and is one of the best-equipped chemistry departments in the United States.



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2023 - 2024 Promotion and Tenure

May 20, 2024

Congratulations to the LSU Chemistry faculty that received notification of their promotion and/or tenure during the 2023 - 2024 academic year:

Promotion to Professor
Prof. Daniel Kuroda
Prof. Kenneth Lopata

Promotion to Associate Professor with Tenure
Prof. Noémie Elgrishi

Their dedication to teaching, groundbreaking research, and unwavering commitment to student success have earned them this well-deserved promotion in their academic careers. Learn more


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2024 Arthur R. Choppin Honors Convocation

May 13, 2024

At the close of each spring semester, the College of Science and its departments celebrate the achievements of students, faculty, and staff at the Arthur R. Choppin Honors Convocation. This year, LSU Chemistry students were distinguished for their exceptional academic performance, research, and service to the College. Congratulations to the 2024 Chemistry Honorees for their remarkable accomplishments and contributions.

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2024 University and College Research, Teaching, and Mentoring Awards

May 6, 2024

Congratulations to the LSU Chemistry faculty who were honored at the University Faculty Awards Ceremony and the LSU College of Science Arthur R. Choppin Honors Convocation for their achievements and dedication to advancing research, enriching education, and providing invaluable mentoring.

Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award: Assistant Professor Noémie Elgrishi

Dr. Marion D. "Soc" Socolofsky Award for Teaching Excellence: Senior Instructor Kandace Hurst

College of Science Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Mentoring Award: Professor Rendy Kartika

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