Also Known As:
Moscow Chemical College
Mendeleyev Institute of Chemical Technology
D. Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia
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Sanctioned by the U.S. Department of State on January 8, 1999 for engaging in proliferation activities related to Iran's nuclear and/or missile programs; Yevgeny Adamov, Russia's then Minister for Atomic Energy, reportedly claimed that MUCT had only provided Iran with unclassified information on heavy water technology; since March 1999, present on the U.S. "Entity List" of end users whose activities impose "a risk of diverting exported and re-exported items into programs related to weapons of mass destruction"; Russia's leading university for training specialists in the chemical industry; its faculty and students conduct research on silicate materials, ceramics, and glass; development of techniques used in the synthesis and processing of polymers, composite material structures, and high-temperature superconductive materials; oversees "Ecochembusiness 2000," a venture to solve scientific and technical problems related to environmental protection and the use of natural resources; cooperates with universities across the world; overseen by the Ministry of Education and Science; granted university status in 1992; formerly known as the Moscow Chemical College and the Mendeleyev Institute of Chemical Technology; established in 1898.