Department of Chemistry, University of Mandalay was opened in 1947. U Ko Lay, Lecturer of Chemistry and Agrochemistry was employed as department head at that time.
Chemistry department offers BSc, MSc, MRes and PhD degrees. The PhD program with a major in chemistry was started in 1998. Nowadays, there are totally (251) PhD holders in Chemistry specialization.
The Chemistry Department provides the opportunity for students to obtain a thorough fundamental knowledge of all fields of chemistry. There are lecture courses in the general areas of inorganic, physical, organic and analytical chemistry, as well as biochemistry specialization. The Chemistry Library has an excellent collection of books, journals, and reference materials.
Research Areas & Interest
- Natural Products Organic Chemistry
- Physical Chemistry
- Environmental Chemistry