Chemistry Department Overview
The Department of Chemistry offers undergraduate degrees in Chemistry and Biochemistry. Both degrees are accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS). Our undergraduate program is innovative, directed to the career needs of our students, and provides opportunities for extracurricular and research activities. Our course offerings are intended to promote scientific reasoning, to develop lab skills and prepare students for graduate and professional schools as well as employment in industry.
The Department combines outstanding physical facilities with a close-knit community of scholars. Our faculty members include professors who are nationally and internationally recognized in their fields. The department faculty members participate in PhD programs (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Physics and Molecular Biophysics) at CUNY.
The CSI Chemistry and Biochemistry degrees are accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS).
CSI Offers the Doctor of Optometry Degree (OD) via Affiliate Partnership with SUNY College of Optometry
The College of Staten Island is listed with the above professional graduate school as offering an affiliation program whereby highly qualified students may complete a joint Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree conferred by College of Staten Island and a Doctor Optometry (OD) degree conferred by SUNY College of Optometry in just seven years instead of the usual eight. Selected academically talented high school seniors and college freshmen can be admitted to an approved joint degree track at CSI and, simultaneously, to candidacy for admission to the professional OD program at SUNY College of Optometry.
Programs in Chemistry Department
Chemistry Faculty & Staff
Full Time Faculty
The Department combines outstanding physical facilities with a close-knit community of scholars. Our 17 faculty members include professors who are nationally and internationally recognized in their fields. The department faculty members participate in PhD programs (Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics) at CUNY.
- Abbasov, Anar
- Balambika, Rema
- Dang, Soa
- Derbyshire, Dawn
- Feng, ChunMin
- Li, Qi
- Liu, Carol
- Malz, Abraham
- Park, Tai
The AIF is a shared core facility under the Division of Science and Technology at CSI that houses advanced imaging systems
The HPCC has a central role in the support of initiatives in economic development and provides assistance with sustaining intellectual growth
The CSI Chemsitry department has a wide array of research quality instruments available to our students