The Chemical Theory Center consists of faculty members and their research groups in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota who carry out a broad range of cutting-edge theoretical chemistry and computational chemistry research.        

Group Photo, 2016





Oct 27 2017 - 4:00pm
Nov 10 2017 - 4:00pm
Gao Group


Dec 8 2017 - 4:00pm
Truhlar Group


Graduate Student Information

For information about our graduate programs, visit the Chemistry Graduate Program website and the Chemical Physics Graduate Program website. 

ICDC/CTC Summer Undergraduate Fellowship

ICDC/CTC Summer Undergraduate Fellowship

For the first time, the ICDC and CTC will be offering a summer undegraduate research fellowship. The application has closed for 2017. For information on the 2018 program contact Professor Gagliardi (

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August 2, 2017

Bernales receives postdoctoral travel award

CTC researcher Varinia Bernales was awarded the postdoctoral travel award from the Minnesota Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS).