Listed below are some of the specialized research facilities associated with the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science at NJIT.

Research Efforts Include:


  • Anaerobic and aerobic biotreatment processes
  • Kinetic and thermodynamic analysis of combustion and pyrolysis processes
  • Modeling of environmental reaction systems
  • Hydrogeology
  • Sampling and analysis of organic and inorganic pollutants
  • Supercritical extraction for environmental sample preparation
  • Novel routes for solvent-less chemical synthesis
  • Ultrasonic enhancement of in-situ remediation
  • Wetlands studies
  • Restoration ecology


  • Chromatographic separations
  • Blood chemistry
  • Protein Engineering
  • Catalysis
  • Directed Evolution of Proteins


  • Catalysts for asymmetric synthesis
  • Laser kinetic spectroscopy
  • Photochemistry
  • Computer-aided drug design
  • Chemical reactions in supercritical fluids
  • Chemometrics
  • Analytical method development
  • Chemical kinetics and thermodynamics of gas phase reactions
  • Plasma chemistry
  • Materials Science
  • Studies of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) processes
  • Particle flow systems
  • Polymer characterization
  • Nanoparticle production, characterization and modeling