Research in the Department of Chemistry at Western Michigan University is conducted by faculty members of diverse interests. The intimate program is supported by active collaborations, constant day-to-day operations and close mentoring of students. Undergraduate and graduate students are involved in all aspects of the research endeavor with many opportunities for peer learning. Recent work is funded by agencies such as the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Health, Environmental Protection Agency and the ACS Petroleum Research Fund.
Students interested in research opportunities should examine active faculty research and contact faculty directly for more information. Students whom are considering attending Western Michigan University as a guest student, to conduct summer research for example, can apply using a guest application.
Business Technology and Research Park
The Business Technology and Research Park is a high-tech business development that shares WMU's Parkview Campus with the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate
AGEP supports underrepresented minority doctoral students in science, technology, engineering and math.
Release forms to conduct lab research
- Lab release form: Complete this form if you are 18 years or older.
- Parental release for minors: Complete this form if the individual is a minor.