The University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee (UWM) is among the nation’s major research universities and is one of two centers of doctoral study in the University of Wisconsin system. UWM is a Carnegie “Research 1” institution located in Wisconsin’s cultural and economic center, in a vibrant urban setting on Milwaukee’s northeast side, close to Lake Michigan. It serves more than 27,000 undergraduate and graduate students with 193 academic programs and about 1,600 faculty and instructional staff and has the most diverse population of any school in the UW System.
The Chemistry and Biochemistry Department is committed to excellence in scholarly research and teaching. It offers four undergraduate degrees, two M.S. degrees and a Ph.D. degree, and consists of twenty faculty members, five academic staff, nine classified staff, four technicians, eight post-doctoral fellows and approximately seventy-five graduate students. The faculty members are recognized experts in their various disciplines and are funded by federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.