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Chemistry Department Welcomes Corrie Lefebvre to its Staff

Corrie will serve as Senior Individual Giving Officer to the Department of Chemistry.

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QS World University Rankings rates MIT No. 1 in 12 subjects, including Chemistry, for 2021

The Institute ranks second in four subject areas.

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Chemists boost boron’s utility

A strategy for preventing boron-containing compounds from breaking down could help medicinal chemists design new drugs.

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Researchers improve efficiency of next-generation solar cell material

Reducing internal losses could pave the way to low-cost perovskite-based photovoltaics that match silicon cells’ output.

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Chemical & Engineering News celebrates Black chemists and chemical engineers

Chemistry alum Squire J. Booker (PhD '94) is among the Black chemists and chemical engineers highlighted in a special Trailblazers issue of C&EN.

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Behind Closed Doors: Insight into stroke recovery

The latest research from the Shalek Lab, published recently in Science Immunology.

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Random Acts of Kindness Week 2021 | March 1 through March 5, 2021

RAK Week is a time dedicated to connecting members of the MIT community through small acts of kindness.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Levi Knippel

Chemistry Graduate Student Levi Knippel describes his research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Lexie McIsaac

Chemistry Graduate Student Lexie McIsaac describes her research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Keith Nelson receives 2021 William F. Meggers Award from The Optical Society

The OSA Awards Program celebrates the field's technical, research, education, business, leadership and service accomplishments.

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Pentelute and Zhang Earn Promotions

Professor Bradley L. Pentelute has been promoted to Professor, and Professor Bin Zhang has been promoted to Associate Professor Without Tenure.

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Katherine Lee (PhD ’96) named the 2020 recipient of the Henry Hill Award.

This award is given annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Northeastern Section of the American Chemical Society.

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School of Science presents 2021 Infinite Expansion Awards

Thirteen postdocs and research scientists honored for contributions to the Institute with awards formerly known as Infinite Kilometer.

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