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Physical Sciences and Engineering

Chemical Sciences and Engineering

The mission of the Chemical Sciences and Engineering division is to provide the nation with breakthroughs in understanding chemical transformations, energy storage and energy conversion by taking advantage of our unique and world-leading capabilities.

Our R&D is distinguished by the development and application of fundamental understanding to yield transformational solutions that address issues of scientific and technological importance to the Department of Energy (DOE) and the nation.


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Opening Doors to New Catalysis Possibilities

Argonne offers the expertise, facilities and equipment needed to maximize catalyst selectivity and stability and speed up effective catalyst design.


Awards and Recognition

Argonne’s Chemical Sciences and Engineering division personnel are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the advancement of science and technology.

Awards and Recognition

CSE Seminar Series

A chemistry and chemical engineering focused seminar series highlighting cutting edge research across the disciplines

CSE Seminar Series 2020-21

The Walter Massey Fellowship

The Walter Massey Fellowship is awarded annually to outstanding researchers who have recently defended their PhD or are expecting to shortly.

For More Info on the Massey Fellowship

Margaret Goeppert Mayer Fellowship

The Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellowship is awarded internationally to outstanding doctoral scientists and engineers who are at early points in promising careers.

For More Info on the Goeppert-Mayer Fellowship

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With an unwavering focus on our mission, our researchers take an interdisciplinary approach to research, advancing their fields of study and generating new knowledge for the benefit of future generations.