Departments Chemistry



Various material processes
Biological processes of life
The core science behind it
Department of Chemistry

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Educational Goals

Chemistry is a central science in the sense that chemical transformations are based on physical principles and responsible for biological processes in life as well as many material processes. The Department of Chemistry at KAIST is committed to providing distinguished, interdisciplinary programs in both education and research. The department’s education system aims to foster talented individuals to accelerate the nation’s scientific research and development.

Research Areas

  • Polymer chemistry
  • inorganic chemistry
  • physical chemistry
  • bio / nano chemistry
  • analytical chemistry
  • biochemistry
  • organic chemistry