Members


Principal Investigator

Kit Cummins wins M. Frederick Hawthorne Award in Main Group Inorganic  Chemistry – MIT Department of Chemistry

Prof. Christopher "Kit" Cummins
B.A. Cornell University (Advisor: Prof. Peter Wolczanski) 
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Advisor: Prof. Richard Schrock)


Post-Doctoral Researchers

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Dr. Mira Kessler
B.S. Bielefeld University (Advisor: Prof. Thorsten Glaser)
M.S. Bielefeld University (Advisor: Prof. Berthold Hoge)
Ph.D. Bielefeld University (Advisor: Prof. Berthold Hoge)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2023-Present)

Dr. Pawel Löwe
B.S. University of Münster
M.S. University of Münster (Advisor: Prof. Fabian Dielmann)
Ph.D. University of Münster (Advisor: Prof. Fabian Dielmann)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2023-Present)

Dr. Rachid Taakili
B.S. Cadi Ayyad University (Advisor: Prof. Ahmed Benharref)
M.S. Paul Sabatier University (Advisor: Prof. Ahmed Benharref and Prof. Yves Canac)
Ph.D. Paul Sabatier University (Advisor: Prof. Yves Canac)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2024-Present)


Ph.D. Students

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Kevin Qian
B.A. Columbia University (Advisor: Prof. Jonathan Owen)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2021-Present)

Juhwan Shin
B.S. Seoul National University (Advisor: Prof. Dongwhan Lee)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2022-Present)

Chonghe Zhang 
B.S. Southern University of Science and Technology (Advisor: Prof. Qing Ye)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2022-Present)

Yuxuan Cai
B.S. University of California Berkeley (Advisor: Prof. Jonathan Rittle)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2023-Present)


Undergraduate Researchers

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Lucia Edmonds
Wellesley College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2022-Present)

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Dion Sukhram
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2023)


Administrative Assistant

Lexy Wyne


Former PhD Students

  • Tiansi Xin
  • Dr. Martin-Louis Riu
  • Dr. Scott M. Shepard
  • Dr. Michael Baily Geeson
  • Prof. Wesley J. Transue
  • Prof. Julia M. Stauber
  • Prof. Matthew Nava
  • Dr. Ioana Knopf
  • Prof. Alexandra Velian
  • Dr. Daniel Tofan
  • Dr. Christopher R. Clough
  • Dr. Jared S. Silvia
  • Dr. Glen E. Alliger
  • Prof. Brandi M. Cossairt
  • Dr. Alex R. Fox
  • Dr. John J. Curley
  • Prof. Nicholas A. Piro
  • Prof. Joshua S. Figueroa
  • Dr. Arjun Mediratta
  • Dr. Frances H. Stephens
  • Prof. Paula L. Diaconescu
  • Dr. John-Paul F. Cherry
  • Prof. Jane Brock Greco
  • Prof. Yi-Chou "James" Tsai
  • Prof. Daniel J. Mindiola
  • Dr. Michael G. Fickes
  • Prof. Jonas C. Peters
  • Prof. Aaron L. Odom
  • Dr. Sheree L. Stokes
  • Dr. Marc J. A. Johnson
  • Prof. Adam R. Johnson

Master's Graduates

  • Hyehwang Kim
  • Laura Avena

Former Postdoctoral Fellows/Associates

  • Dr. Gyeongjin "Jane" Park
  • Dr. Stephan Hagspiel
  • Dr. Keita Tanaka
  • Dr. André K. Eckhardt
  • Prof. Feng Zhai
  • Dr. Elizabeth Foreman
  • Dr. Yingying Liu
  • Dr. Marc-André Courtemanche 
  • Dr. Maximilian G. Joost
  • Dr. Arup Mukherjee
  • Dr. Shiyu Zhang
  • Prof. Polly L. Arnold
  • Prof. Luis M. Baraldo
  • Prof. Mikhail V. Barybin 
  • Dr. James M. Blackwell
  • Dr. Justin K. Brask
  • Prof. Paul J. Chirik 
  • Prof. Anthony Cozzolino 
  • Dr. Yanfeng Jiang
  • Prof. Nazario Lopez 
  • Dr. Cesar Manna
  • Prof. Karsten Meyer
  • Prof. Michael Montag
  • Prof. Tetsuro Murahashi 
  • Prof. Mostafa Y. Nassar
  • Dr. Matt Rankin
  • Dr. Heather A. Spinney
  • Dr. Runyu Tan
  • Dr. Manuel Temprado
  • Prof. Norah Alhaqbani 

Former Visiting Scholars

  • Prof. Linda Doerrer
  • Prof. Rajendra Ghadwal
  • Prof. Robert J. Gilliard, Jr. 
  • Prof. Davit Zagarian

Former MIT Undergraduate Researchers

  • Miller Tan
  • Junyu Yang

Former Visiting Students

  • Prof. Anna Ordyszewska
  • Arun Sridharan
  • Marie Perrin
  • Rebecca Jones
  • Kevin Wai Pong To
  • Wendy Qingyun Wan
  • Jan Rall
  • Esau Martinez
  • Kevin Szkop
  • Pablo Rios Moreno
  • Paul Varava 
  • Jeniffer Perea-Lopez
  • Qing Xin Bang
  • Carolin Albrecht
  • Jens-Michael Breunig
  • Mona Julia Calik
  • Mariam-Céline Diawara
  • Marthe Ketels
  • Andreas Nordheider
  • Manuel T Schickinger
  • Albert Paparo
  • Diego Solis
  • Isabelle Tannou