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Chemistry

Sustainability
Researchers will use power of AI to optimize materials for solar energy
Published Nov 5, 2021
SPIRAL Center is one of 10 projects to receive support from Department of Energy initiative focused on the development of low-cost energy technologies
Faculty news
Krieger School chemist wins prestigious Packard Fellowship
Published Oct 14, 2021
Xiongyi Huang, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, works to bridge the worlds of biology and synthetic chemistry to develop new, affordable, and sustainable processes for chemical synthesis and drug development
Hopkins chemist aims to develop longer-lasting, sustainable materials
Published Sept 22, 2021
Rebekka Klausen joins Center for the Chemistry of Molecularly Optimized Networks with focus on increasing the lifetime of synthetic rubbers and designing plastics that can decompose upon a chemical trigger
Health
Researchers develop potential antibiotic for drug-resistent pathogen
Published Dec 14, 2020
'Mycobacterium abscessus' is often lethal for people with cystic fibrosis and other lung ailments. This new antibiotic is one of the first potential treatments of the bacterium.
Quantum materials
Researchers accidentally uncover new magnetic phenomenon
Published Aug 4, 2020
During the search for an elusive quantum material, researchers observe phenomenon in an experimental material that is theorized to occur when material particles 'remember' previous forms and behaviors
Coronavirus
Basic science study may help stop harmful viruses in their tracks
Published June 4, 2020
Johns Hopkins biophysicist Stephen Fried will study the virus that causes COVID-19 and look for ways to block an important mechanism relating to viral replication
Materials discovery
The magic shop
Published Spring 2020
The PARADIM Bulk Crystal Growth Facility seeks to create materials that have never before existed. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Intersession 2020
Caffeinated chem
Published Jan 21, 2020
In "Roasted: The Molecular Gastronomy of Coffee" students learn the art and science behind what makes their coffee taste the way it does
Intersession
Chemistry of cosmetics
Published Jan 29, 2019 Video
Course traces the principles of organic chemistry that underlie popular beauty products
Faculty honors
Materials scientist named Sloan Fellow
Published Feb 21, 2017
Rebekka Klausen receives early-career award for her work with silicon in creating next-generation technology