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Graduate Student Spotlight: Paul Cesana

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

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Seven Invaluable Mentors receive Spring 2024 Mentorship Spotlight Awards

The winners were nominated by students, postdocs, faculty, and staff in recognition of their exceptional commitment to mentorship.

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Joanne Baldini Promoted to Senior Administrative Assistant

Joanne has been a member of the Department of Chemistry for six years.

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Gabriela Schlau-Cohen Promoted to Full Professor

This promotion will go into effect on July 1, 2024.

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Xiao Wang Promoted to Associate Professor without Tenure

Wang's promotion will go into effect on July 1, 2024.

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Suess, Wendlandt, and Zhang earn Tenure

Professors Dan Suess, Alison Wendlandt, and Bin Zhang have been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure effective July 1, 2024.

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Alison Wendlandt wins Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

Award recognizes talents and leadership qualities of young faculty in the chemical sciences.

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MIT’s Annual Campus Preview Weekend Entertains Prospective Students with ‘Marvelous Molecules in Play’ Chemistry Demonstrations

Dr. John Dolhun (PhD '73), Director of the Undergraduate Teaching Lab, treated an audience to a magical series of experiments.

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Gabriela Schlau-Cohen receives 2024 Protein Science Young Investigator Award

Given by the Protein Society, this award recognizes early-career scientists who have made an important contribution to the study of proteins.

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Seven from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2024

The prestigious honor society announces more than 250 new members, including Mei Hong, David A. Leighty Professor of Chemistry.

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Daniel L.M. Suess named 2024 ACS Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Winner

The American Chemical Society chose Suess in recognition of his creativity and impact in leading research in inorganic chemistry.

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Stephen L. Buchwald to receive 2024 MIT Departmental Advising Excellence Award

This award is given in recognition of Buchwald's dedication to supporting students and his exceptional skills in advising.

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Researchers detect a new molecule in space

Such discoveries help researchers better understand the development of molecular complexity in space during star formation.

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