• Biological chemistry is in an exciting area. Research in the Department of Chemistry at MIT covers a wide range interests and employs many of the most modern technologies. Our department offers something for everyone.

  • Our department is committed to fostering a multidisciplinary research atmosphere and many chemistry faculty members with interests in the environment and sustainability are associated with the Center for Environmental Health and Safety and the Laboratory for Energy and the Environment.

  • The scope of our inorganic program provides a wide selection of thesis topics as well as a broadening graduate educational experience to be gained through exposure and access to many of the important areas of inorganic chemistry at the research level.

  • Research in organic chemistry at MIT addresses a broad spectrum of important problems of current interest and includes investigations at the frontier of bioorganic chemistry, organic synthesis, and materials science.