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Welcome to the West Point Center for Molecular Science




Our mission is to support the Army and United States Military Academy by serving as the focal point for the Department of Chemistry and Life Science in chemistry, chemical engineering, and biological sciences research and outreach activities, leveraging intellectual capital, building strategic relationships, and developing chemical education pedagogy.


CMS Leadership​
J. Kenneth Wickiser, Ph.D.
CMS Director
USMA 1992
F. John Burpo, Sc.D.
CMS Deputy Director
USMA 1992