Suess was selected for this award due to his dedication to first-year students, meticulous advising practices, and advocating for his students.
The MIT Office of the First Year Awards Committee recently selected Associate Professor Daniel L.M. Suess as the recipient of the Student Champion Award. Suess, who joined the Department of Chemistry faculty in 2017, was chosen for this honor due to his dedication to first-year students, his meticulous advising practices, and consistent advocating for his students.
The mission of the Office of the First Year is to provide excellent services and programs to catalyze student exploration and access to opportunity, and promote the academic success and personal development of undergraduates. Their programs enrich and support undergraduate education at MIT.
The main objective of the Suess Lab is to understand the molecular chemistry that underlies global biogeochemical cycles, with the ultimate goal of deploying this knowledge to improve human health and positively impact the environment.