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Stanford graduates in the Department of Chemistry represent a long history of excellence in science, teaching and research. Graduates go on to become leaders and pioneers in a wide range of industries. Our alumni are entrepreneurs, executives, consultants, journalists, physicians and faculty members at leading institutions working on novel and innovative research. They are research scientists influential in the development of science policy and creating new pathways in the field of chemistry. Although a chemist by training, their transferrable skill set prepares them for a wide spectrum of roles and career paths in industry, medicine and academia.

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We want to hear from you! Please send us a class note by completing the Alumni Update Form and let us know how you are doing. If you find yourself on The Farm, let us take you on a tour of the department, connect you with our students and bring you up to speed on the latest research coming out of Stanford Chemistry.

All alumni are invited to attend our public lectures and seminars which are scheduled throughout the week on-campus. Please continue to check our events page for a current listing of upcoming events and programs and subscribe to our weekly newsletter. Complete the Chemistry Newsletter Sign-up to receive quarterly departmental newsletters.

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As the department continues to grow and expand into new areas of research, we are looking to engage our alumni in various capacities. Please click on the alumni engagement page for more details. 

Questions or suggestions for the department?

Please contact the chemistry-externalrelations [at] (subject: Stanford%20Chemistry%20Alumni) (Office of External Relations)