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RF Hunter Lab receives 2020 Rowland Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow and Undergraduate Program Award

March 5, 2020

The Rowland Foundation has awarded the Hunter Lab and Dan Kurtz, Postdoctoral Fellow, $100,000 for one year to continue the "Rowland Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow and Undergraduate Program" that provides mentoring and supervisory experience for a Postdoctoral Fellow and hands-on research experience for an undergraduate research student working with the Postdoctoral Fellow. 

The project will center around exploring carbon...

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Rowland Fellow Katja Taute published in Nature and Harvard Gazette

Rowland Fellow Katja Taute published in Nature and Harvard Gazette

February 28, 2020

A team headed by Rowland Fellow Katja Taute as well as Sander Tans and Tom Shimizu at the AMOLF Institute in Amsterdam have discovered a new mechanism that explains coexistence of bacterial species. In their paper published Feb 19th in Nature, they describe how competition between “movers” and “growers” leads to a balance in which both types can continue to exist alongside...

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New volume of The Art of Electronics series published

January 27, 2020

A new electronics design book in The Art of Electronics series by Paul Horowitz (Harvard Physics) and Winfield Hill (Rowland Institute E.E. Lab) has been published by the Cambridge University Press. The new volume is called, The Art of Electronics: The x-Chapters, "x" is for extra chapters of material not available elsewhere.

The new volume contains over 500 pages of reference material, parasitic properties of components, and advanced analog circuit-design techniques. Plus, two dozen stories, with analysis, of unique Rowland Institute science instrument...

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Rowland Fellow Dan Congreve named 2019 Moore Inventor Fellow

Rowland Fellow Dan Congreve named 2019 Moore Inventor Fellow

October 18, 2019

Rowland Fellow Dan Congreve has been named one of the 2019 Moore Inventor Fellows. Dan is one of 5 fellows selected from more than 200 nominations from Research 1 universities, selected medical schools, and selected environmental research and patient care institutions across the country.

The Moore Inventor Fellowship supports scientist-inventors who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in scientific discovery,...

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Rowland wishes farewell to Director Cynthia Friend

July 10, 2019

On Friday, June 28, 2019, members of the Rowland Institute, both past and present, gathered at a reception to wish a fond farewell to Dr. Cynthia Friend as her time as Director of the Rowland Institute at Harvard came to a close. Dr. Friend held the position of Director for six years. Dr. Friend is the T.W. Richards Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Materials Science at Harvard University and...

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Bloomberg article spotlights Mathis and RoLi Labs

June 21, 2019

A recent Bloomberg article on the use of animal research labs in developing artificial intelligence software and brain-computer interfaces features the work of three Rowland Fellows. The article spotlights the work of RF Mackenzie Mathis and her mice in the Adaptive Motor Control Lab, as well as the work with zebra fish done by both RF Drew Robson and RF Jen Li in the ...

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RF Bryan Hunter receives the 2019 Nobel Signature Award from the American Chemical Society

April 16, 2019
Rowland Fellow Bryan Hunter, along with his Ph.D. advisor Harry B. Gray of Caltech, has received the 2019 Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry for his doctoral thesis. https://cen.acs.org/acs-news/programs/ACS-2019-national-award-winners/96/i37

The award was presented on April 2, 2019 at the ACS National Meeting in...

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