The Department of Physical, Analytical and Environmental Chemistry includes the following 4 laboratories with the corresponding activities and scientific fields:
Its scientific fields are Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, and its activities include, besides teaching and training for students, research in electrochemistry (electrocatalysis, electrodeposition and corrosion-passivity of metals, electrochemical oscillators, fuel cells), photoelectrochemistry and heterogeneous photocatalysis, interfaces and adsorption phenomena, reversed-flow gas chromatography, heterogeneous catalysis and modeling of chromatographic processes.
2) Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry
Its scientific field is Analytical Chemistry, and its activities include development, optimization, validation, and application of new analytical methods as well as exploration of new analytical techniques and innovative materials used in analysis.
Its scientific field is Chemistry and Control of the Environmental Pollution and its activities include teaching and research in environmental chemistry, control, and protection of the atmospheric, aquatic, and terrestrial environments.
4) Laboratory of Chemical Education and Information Technologies in Education
Its scientific fields are Chemical Education and the Information and Communication Technologies in Chemistry and its activities include teaching and research in ways and methods that could improve teaching of Chemistry (within the context of the Teaching of Sciences) and study the interaction between Chemistry and other Sciences.