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Sam Peng named 2024 Beckman Young Investigator

Beckman Young Investigators are promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences.

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Graduate Students Receive Degrees at the 2024 Advanced Degree Conferral

The Department of Chemistry's 54 graduates received their advanced degrees and doctoral hoods on Wednesday, May 29.

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Seven Invaluable Mentors receive Spring 2024 Mentorship Spotlight Awards

The winners were nominated by students, postdocs, faculty, and staff in recognition of their exceptional commitment to mentorship.

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Suess, Wendlandt, and Zhang earn Tenure

Professors Dan Suess, Alison Wendlandt, and Bin Zhang have been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure effective July 1, 2024.

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Alison Wendlandt wins Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

Award recognizes talents and leadership qualities of young faculty in the chemical sciences.

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Gabriela Schlau-Cohen receives 2024 Protein Science Young Investigator Award

Given by the Protein Society, this award recognizes early-career scientists who have made an important contribution to the study of proteins.

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Seven from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2024

The prestigious honor society announces more than 250 new members, including Mei Hong, David A. Leighty Professor of Chemistry.

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Daniel L.M. Suess named 2024 ACS Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Winner

The American Chemical Society chose Suess in recognition of his creativity and impact in leading research in inorganic chemistry.

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Stephen L. Buchwald to receive 2024 MIT Departmental Advising Excellence Award

This award is given in recognition of Buchwald's dedication to supporting students and his exceptional skills in advising.

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Phi Beta Kappa to Induct Twelve Chemistry Seniors

Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest academic honor society.

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Eighteen Chemistry Students and Alumni Receive NSF Fellowships

Recipients of this prestigious award represent a diverse group of scientific disciplines from all U.S. states, commonwealths, and territories.

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Chemistry Alumnus Guadalupe Hayes-Mota to give Keynote Speech at Latinx and Lavender Graduations

Hayes-Mota (SB '08) is the CEO of Healr Solutions, an MIT Senior Lecturer, and a Massachusetts Rare Disease Advisory Council Member.

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Twenty-three MIT faculty honored as “Committed to Caring” for 2023-25

The honor recognizes professors including Chemistry Professor Xiao Wang, for their outstanding mentorship of graduate students.

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