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Nine MIT School of Science professors receive tenure for 2020

Professors earn tenure in the departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.

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Twelve MIT faculty honored as “Committed to Caring” for 2020-2021

Honor recognizes faculty mentors who devote true attention to students’ well-being.

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Bawendi paper published in Nature Biomedical Engineering

The paper, Non-invasive monitoring of chronic liver disease via near-infrared and shortwave-infrared imaging of endogen, was published online on June 22, 2020.

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Dietmar Seyferth, professor emeritus of chemistry, dies at 91

Inorganic chemist and MIT professor for over 40 years was “a bedrock of the organometallic community”.

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Five MIT Chemistry faculty to give webinar on pivoting their research to combat COVID-19

The webinar, Course 5 on COVID-19, will be held on Monday, June 29, at 10:00 AM EDT.

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New technology enables fast protein synthesis

Automated tabletop machine could accelerate the development of novel drugs to treat cancer and other diseases.

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Combating COVID-19 with Chemistry

Despite MIT's desolate campus, members of the Hong, Kiessling, Pentelute, Shalek, and Swager labs continue to pursue a solution to the global pandemic.

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Susan Solomon earns Killian Award, MIT’s highest faculty honor

Atmospheric chemist is recognized for her “leadership in working toward real-world solutions to address the global climate crisis.”

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Surendranath and Willard receive Tenure

Professors Yogesh Surendranath and Adam Willard have been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1, 2020.

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Daniel Kemp, professor emeritus of chemistry, dies at 83

Organic chemist and MIT professor for over 40 years was “a sui generis renaissance man.”

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Brett A. McGuire to Join the Faculty

Dr. McGuire obtained his SB from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an SM from Emory University, and a PhD from CalTech.

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Gabriela Schlau-Cohen wins Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

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

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Unused Personal Protective Equipment donated to local hospitals

Research groups from the Department of Chemistry donated their unused PPE to Boston hospitals fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

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