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Professor Tim Swager gesticulates animatedly as he presents research results.

Collaboration runs through J-WAFS-funded projects

Researchers from across MIT showcase J-WAFS-funded projects tackling critical water and food systems challenges from solutions-oriented perspectives.

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Three female staff members distribute tote bags as students enter a festive event.

Resource Fair raises awareness for members of the Chemistry Department

Students, postdocs, faculty and staff gathered at this biennial event at which 31 departmental and institute-wide organizations hosted informational booths.

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Bright orange, yellow, and green clusters illustrate the science.

Chemists discover unexpected enzyme structure

Metal cluster in enzyme that breaks down carbon dioxide can switch between two different shapes.

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Graduate Students pose in rows with their Teaching Assistant Award certificates.

Seventeen Graduate Students honored at the 2017-2018 Teaching Assistant Awards Ceremony

These awards are given annually in recognition of students' outstanding contributions to teaching.

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Graduate Student Azin Saebi stands in front of a marina filled with yachts.

Graduate Student Spotlight: Azin Saebi

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

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Stephen L. Buchwald wins Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry

This prestigious prize is awarded annually for creativity in organic chemistry or bioorganic and medicinal chemistry.

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John M. Deutch endows new MIT Institute Professorship

Gift honors emeritus Institute Professor’s respect for MIT and its community.

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The new MIT Nano building at dusk.

A big new home for the ultrasmall

MIT.nano building, the largest of its kind, will usher in a new age of nanoscale advancements.

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Plug-and-play technology automates chemical synthesis

System makes it easier to produce new molecules for myriad applications.

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A collage featuring 10 new School of Science faculty.

School of Science welcomes 10 professors

New faculty join the departments of Biology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences.

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Graduate student Jesús Dones-Monroig stands before about 35 interested members of the department.

Chemistry Alliance for Diversity and Inclusion holds its inaugural meeting

CADI seeks to support the success of underrepresented and underserved graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at MIT.

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3 MIT Chemistry Faculty ACS National Awards

Three Chemistry Faculty Receive ACS National Awards

Professors Stephen L. Buchwald, Jeremiah A. Johnson, and Timothy M. Swager have been named recipients of awards given by the American Chemical Society for 2019.

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Two Chemistry Alums running for candidacy in the 2018 ACS National Election

Katherine Lee (PhD '96) and Thomas Gilbert (PhD '71) are running for ACS District I Director and President, respectively.

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