Filter by News Category
Research Area
Andrew Lew is photographed in a black suit in front of a white curtain.

Graduate Student Spotlight: Andrew Lew

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

Read the Article
The Boston Skyline at sunset.

Leading Initiatives to Solve Everyday Challenges

Alumni and friends of the Department of Chemistry gathered to enjoy an evening of food, drink, and talks by professors Elizabeth M. Nolan and Ronald T. Raines.

Read the Article
Kevin Gilbert smiles in a forest.

Kevin Edward Gilbert (1949-2022)

Gilbert (PhD '74), a student of Fred Greene, passed away on October 28, 2022.

Read the Article
Rick Kayser smiles outdoors.

Department of Chemistry welcomes Rick Kayser to its Staff

Rick joins the Department of Chemistry as its Environment, Health and Safety Coordinator.

Read the Article
Jupneet Singh smiles in an outdoor setting.

Chemistry Major Jupneet Singh named Rhodes Scholar

Singh, a member of the Class of 2023, intends to study for an MSc in evidence-based social intervention and policy evaluation at Oxford University next fall.

Read the Article
Headshots of the individuals listed in the caption.

New faculty join the School of Science in 2022

Seven professors join the departments of Biology; Chemistry; Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; Mathematics; and Physics.

Read the Article
Christine Brooks smiles in a corridor.

Christine Brooks Promoted to Financial Coordinator

Christine joined the Department of Chemistry in 2016.

Read the Article
Emily Wensberg smiles in a leaf strewn field.

Emily Wensberg Promoted to Financial Coordinator

Emily joined the Department of Chemistry in 2018.

Read the Article
Headshots of the individuals indicated in the caption side by side.

Three from MIT named 2023 Rhodes Scholars

Jack Cook, Matthew Kearney, and Chemistry Major Jupneet Singh will begin postgraduate studies at Oxford University next fall.

Read the Article
Photo of Professor Robert Gilliard

Robert J. Gilliard, Jr. to Join the Faculty

Gilliard will join the Department of Chemistry as the Novartis Associate Professor in 2023.

Read the Article
Unused fume hoods.

Undergraduate Teaching Lab wins Lab Sustainability Award

The Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Lab was awarded a Lab Sustainability Award from the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories.

Read the Article

MIT engineers develop a low-cost terahertz camera

The device provides greater sensitivity and speed than previous versions, and could be used for industrial inspection, airport security, and communications.

Read the Article
Desiree Plata smiles in the laboratory.

Methane research takes on new urgency at MIT

Desiree Plata's research focuses on developing technologies and strategies for environmental sustainability.

Read the Article