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Paula Hammond and Arup Chakraborty named Institute Professors

The two chemical engineers are awarded MIT’s highest faculty honor.

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Radosevich and Shalek earn Tenure

Professors Alex Radosevich and Alex Shalek have been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure effective July 1, 2021.

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Ten Chemistry Students and Alumni Receive NSF Fellowships

Recipients of this prestigious award represent a diverse group of scientific disciplines from all U.S. states, commonwealths, and territories.

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Five from MIT elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2021

Faculty members Dan Freedman, Robert Griffin, Larry Guth, Stephen Morris, and Gigliola Staffilani elected by peers for outstanding contributions to research.

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Large collaboration creates cell atlas of COVID-19 pathology

Single-cell analysis of autopsy samples from COVID-19 patients shows how the lungs repeatedly tried, and failed, to repair themselves.

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Alex Shalek wins 2021 Avant Garde Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse

This award is given annually in recognition of the exceptional creativity of those who propose high-impact science that will open new areas of HIV research.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Sorin Srinivasa

Chemistry Graduate Student Sorin Srinivasa describes their research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Jules Oppenheim

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

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Catherine Drennan named American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Fellow

Drennan is a member of the inaugural class of ASBMB Fellows honored for their efforts to advance the molecular life sciences.

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Robert Guy Griffin elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Griffin is one of 120 new members elected in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

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Mastering molecular disorder

Adam Willard’s studies of how electrons flow through microscopically tangled materials could lead to new types of photovoltaic materials.

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Synthetic gelatin-like material mimics lobster underbelly’s stretch and strength

The membrane’s structure could provide a blueprint for robust artificial tissues.

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Guadalupe Hayes-Mota (SB ’08) wins MIT’s Margaret L. A MacVicar Award

This prestigious award is given in recognition of innovation, dedication and meaningful impact for the Alumni Association or the Institute.

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