Department of Chemistry


The Department of Chemistry fosters the development and understanding of the concepts, fundamental principles and strategies that are central to chemical, physical, and biological sciences.


Department Spotlight

Dr. Adam Kiefer Named to Inaugural All-Southern Conference Faculty Team

Mercer On Mission: EcuadorOver the last three summers, Mercer University students, led by Dr. Adam Kiefer, associate professor of chemistry, have traveled to the cities of Portovelo and Zaruma in Ecuador through Mercer On Mission to carry out multiple service projects in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) communities. read more >


Department of Chemistry Produces Three Goldwater Scholars

Goldwater ScholarsThe Department of Chemistry has produced three Goldwater Scholars since 2013. Goldwater Scholars have very impressive academic qualifications that have garnered the attention of prestigious postgraduate fellowship programs. read more >