Announcements

Dr. Cynthia Friend

Former Director of Rowland, Professor. Cynthia M. Friend named Incoming President of The Kavli Foundation

January 4, 2021

Professor Cynthia M. Friend, former Director of the Rowland Institute, has been named Incoming President of The Kavli Foundation starting in 2021.

Professor Friend served as the Director of Rowland from 2013 - 2019. During her term at the Rowland Institute at Harvard, Professor Friend...

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RF Reece Lab received 2021 Rowland Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow and Undergraduate Program Award

October 19, 2020

The Rowland Foundation has awarded the Reece Lab and Eric High, 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 developing flexible instrumentation capable of both steady-state and transient investigations of...
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Sasha Rayshubskiy

Sasha Rayshubskiy joins the Rowland Institute as a new Rowland Fellow

October 1, 2020

Sasha Rayshubskiy has joined the Rowland Institute at Harvard as its newest Rowland Fellow. Sasha received his Ph.D in Neurobiology from Harvard University before starting at the Rowland Institute.

The Rayshubskiy Lab studies neural architectures that keep animals committed to their goals. “An animal committed to a goal seems to be possessed in its motor actions. For example, a hungry animal will focus on searching for food until it is obtained, with every limb working towards accomplishing this goal. Yet, moments later, another goal is chosen, say building shelter, and the...

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Kia Trepka, RF Tao Lab undergraduate, writes article on Rowland Experience

September 28, 2020

Kia Trepka, formerly an undergraduate student working in RF Tao's lab has written an article on his experience at the Rowland Institute. Kia's article "Lab Human" was published in the APS News. The article covers his time with the Tao lab, from 2017 - 2020.

Kia graduate Summa Cum Laude from Harvard University in 2020 with a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Physics, and a Master's degree in Chemistry.

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Ismail El Baggari

Ismail El Baggari joins Rowland Institute as a new Rowland Fellow

September 16, 2020

Ismail El Baggari has joined the Rowland Institute at Harvard as its newest Rowland Fellow. Ismail received his Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University before starting at the Rowland Institute.

Ismail’s Imaging Quantum Materials Lab will be using in situ cryogenic electron microscopy to visualize, understand and manipulate quantum materials at the atomic scale. “Our lab seeks to understand and manipulate the properties of quantum materials, a broad class of compounds that exhibit superb electronic, magnetic and structural properties tied to...

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Hunter Lab

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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