Photograph of marine diatoms as viewed through a microscope. The fossilized silicate cell walls of these phytoplankton are commonly used in chemistry labs as a filtering agent. Photo by Dr. Neil Sullivan, University of Southern California. Courtesy of NOAA Photo Library.
The Department of Chemistry at MIT is one of the nation's top chemistry departments.
It has an illustrious history in sharing the MIT tradition of excellence, and it has provided national leadership in chemical education and research throughout the century.
The Department's strong record of achievement is solidly based on its pioneering advances in chemical research, its success in incorporating these advances into teaching and research programs, and its close relationship to government and industry.
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