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The School of Molecular Sciences welcomes the proud alumni of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at ASU, and invites them to join us as we take the next step in the evolution of the molecular sciences.

The School acknowledges the students and faculty who worked so hard to build the reputation of chemistry and biochemistry at ASU. The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry established a national reputation for excellence in interdisciplinary research that the School will build on to develop a new scientific discipline, and further enhance ASU's reputation for Innovation.

Spring Graduates

The School of Molecular Sciences would like to extend congratulations to our Spring 2018 graduates! You can find a full list of graduates and their accomplishments here. 

SMS Highlights

Meilin Zhu and Humza Zubair

SMS juniors Humza Zubair and Meilin Zhu have won Goldwater Scholarships, the most prestigious national award for undergraduates in math, science and engineering. They are both are both students in the School of Molecular Sciences and Barrett, The Honors College.

Investigating the shape of water

SMS Regents' Professor C. Austen Angell and his colleagues from the University of Amsterdam have published a new piece of research in Science on the first ever observation of one of the more intriguing properties of water predicted by theoreticians.

Nanorobots seek and destroy tumors

Arizona State University scientists including SMS professor Hao Yan, in collaboration with researchers from the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, have successfully programmed nanorobots to shrink tumors by cutting off their blood supply.

Scholarships Help Our Students Succeed

Meet Kimberly, Grant, and Lily, some of our very special students in the School of Molecular Sciences! As recipients of the SAACS Organic Achievement Award, the Royal Society of Chemistry Certificate of Excellence, and the George M. Bateman Memorial Scholarship, these three students are being given the support they need to become successful molecular scientists. 

Learn more about students like Kimberly, Grant, and Lily, and how you can help them succeed here.

SMS Openings

SMS is currently accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • General Chemistry Instructor

All job postings are listed on our Employment Opportunities page. 

Upcoming Events

  • The School of Molecular Sciences is hosting seminars that are open to the public.
  • A calendar of other ASU Alumni Association events is available here.