The Rowland Institute



The Rowland Institute was originally founded by the late Edwin H. Land in 1980 as The Rowland Institute for Science, a privately endowed, nonprofit, basic research organization, conceived to advance science in a wide variety of fields. The Rowland Fellows Program lies at the heart...

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Chris Stokes

Electronics Instrumentation Engineer
Rowland Institute at Harvard
Harvard University
100 Edwin H. Land Blvd
Cambridge MA 02142
Tel: 617-497-4635
Fax: 617-497-4627


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Cynthia Friend May 2014

Cynthia Friend—May 1, 2014

Director Cynthia Friend

 Spring is a time for renewal in all of New England, including at the Rowland Institute at Harvard. We welcome new Rowland Junior Fellows (RJFs) and congratulate two who crossed “the pond” to take positions in the United Kingdom. Chris Richards...

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Cynthia Friend Nov 3, 2015

Cynthia Friend—Nov 3, 2015

Director Cynthia Friend


As Director of the Rowland Institute, I am privileged to work with some of the most creative minds in emerging scientific disciplines.  We are proud to support the careers of the excellent early career scientists at the Rowland Institute and we look...

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