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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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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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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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QS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2019-20

Ranked at the top for the eighth straight year, the Institute also places first in 11 of 48 disciplines.

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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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Squire Booker stands behind a podium in his doctoral regalia, addressing the crowd.

At doctoral ceremony, a strong call to provide opportunity for all

Biochemist Squire Booker PhD ’94 says MIT’s new doctoral graduates will “grow as future leaders” by giving back.

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Helping to foster lifelong learning and bonding at MIT

A growing number of MIT alumni have taken part in knowledge enhancement programs through MIT Professional Education, as both students and facilitators.

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Professor Timothy F. Jamison named to new associate provost position

Newly created role will foster diversity, inclusion, equity, and positive climate; search for new ICEO will expand.

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J-WAFS announces seven new seed grants

Nine principal investigators from MIT will receive grants totaling over $1 million for solutions-oriented research into global food and water challenges.

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Generating high-quality single photons for quantum computing

New dual-cavity design emits more single photons that can carry quantum information at room temperature.

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Thermodynamic insights could lead to better catalysts

Experiments and analyses show how electrons and protons get together on an electrode surface.

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