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Seven MIT faculty win 2019 Presidential Early Career Awards

Checkelsky, Chung, LeBeau, Yen-Jie Lee, Marelli, Slatyer, and Surendranath receive the highest U.S. award for young scientists and engineers.

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Meet the 2019 tenured professors in the School of Science

Eight faculty members are granted tenure in five science departments.

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Yogesh Surendranath awarded Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers.

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Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output

Method for collecting two electrons from each photon could break through theoretical solar-cell efficiency limit.

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For Catherine Drennan, teaching and research are complementary passions

Professor of biology and chemistry is catalyzing new approaches in research and education to meet the climate challenge.

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Kiessling and Suess Address Chemical Science Challenges

Chemistry Alumni and Friends gathered to enjoy food, drinks, and research talks presented by Professors Laura L. Kiessling and Daniel L.M. Suess.

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Chemists discover structure of glucagon fibrils

Study may be a step toward shelf-stable versions of the hormone, which is used to control diabetes.

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Surendranath paper published in ACS Central Science

The paper, Electrochemical Reoxidation Enables Continuous Methane-to-Methanol Catalysis with Aqueous Pt Salts, was published online on June 17, 2019.

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Revealing ‘hidden’ phases of matter through the power of light

New research shows how materials can be imbued with new chemical properties using a solid phase transition method that relies on extremely fast pulses of light.

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JoAnne Stubbe named 2020 Priestley Medalist

Biochemist and Professor Emerita is being honored for her work in understanding enzyme mechanisms.

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Shalek Image Shortlisted for the 2019 Wellcome Photography Prize

An image produced by Professor Alex Shalek and members of his research group is one of 28 entries from 12 countries selected as a competition finalist.

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From one MSRP generation to the next

Squire Booker PhD ’94 met with former and current Summer Research Program students to explain how his summer experience at MIT shaped his research trajectory.

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Rick Danheiser Appointed New Faculty Chair

Professor Danheiser will succeed Professor Susan Silbey as Chair of the Faculty effective July 1, 2019.

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