Chemistry and chemical engineering
U.S. News ranks MIT’s graduate program in Engineering No. 1; Sloan is No. 5 business school
March 11, 2014Institute’s programs rank first in 7 engineering, 5 science, and 3 business fields.
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Howard Brenner, professor emeritus of chemical engineering, passes away at 84
February 25, 2014Fluid dynamics researcher profoundly influenced his field
Better RNA interference, inspired by nature
February 10, 2014New MIT nanoparticles offer best-ever gene silencing, could help treat liver diseases.
Robert Alberty, professor emeritus of chemistry and former dean of science, dies at 92
January 23, 2014Chemist’s seminal contributions to the thermodynamics and kinetics of biochemical reactions still shape the field, colleagues say.
Robert Langer wins 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
January 15, 2014Langer honored for his discoveries in controlled drug-release systems and new biomaterials; awards ceremony hosted by Kevin Spacey to be broadcast Jan. 27
Crossing disciplines, and international borders
December 17, 2013Rhodes Scholar John Mikhael, who calls both the U.S. and Lebanon home, is also comfortable in many scientific fields.
Researchers unlock a new means of growing intestinal stem cells
December 1, 2013Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
John Mikhael ’13 wins Rhodes Scholarship
November 23, 2013Recent MIT graduate in mathematics, who has also conducted research in neuroscience, will study at Oxford next year.
New implantable sensor paves way to long-term monitoring
November 3, 2013Carbon nanotubes that detect nitric oxide can be implanted under the skin for more than a year.
Chemistry Education Office named for Robert J. Silbey
October 31, 2013Speakers at the office’s ribbon-cutting ceremony praised the late chemistry professor for his contributions to science education.
Three from MIT win NIH grants
September 30, 2013Boyden, Ting and Tye receive grants for innovative medical research.