Mark Obrien

Why I'm Proud to be a Chemist

Discussion created by Mark Obrien on Oct 21, 2011
Latest reply on Nov 1, 2011 by Joseph Castellano

Chemistry is exciting and meaningful. Chemists work on complex challenges to improve people’s lives through better medicines, cleaner technologies and safer materials.


How did you choose a career in chemistry? What’s exciting and interesting about performing research? Did you ever have an “ah-ha!” moment? Why does chemistry captivate you? Who is the chemist who inspired you ask difficult questions and motivated you to explore the world through



Share your story with others. You’ll gain someone’s appreciation for your work, and you may even inspire a future chemist.