Welcome to Penn Chemistry
Penn Chemistry is composed of a dynamic community of researchers creating and disseminating new knowledge at the forefront of the chemical sciences. As an enabling science, chemistry is at the focal point of every important modern societal challenge. Our faculty and students engage these challenges daily on a local, national, and international scale.
What makes light? Where does it come from? These are among the first questions most children ask about the world around them, and countless scientists have dedicated their careers to finding the answers. But Joseph Subotnik is interested in the other end of the question: not where light comes from, but what happens when light shines on something. Click for more.