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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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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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