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In 2000, Northwestern University made the bold, strategic decision to establish the International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN), the first and largest institute of its kind in the country.

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Chair and Professor Teri Odom

Happy Spring! The season has arrived in full, from a snow-filled day followed by one with clear skies and al fresco dining temperatures. The Department has continued to thrive with graduate students receiving prestigious postdoctoral fellowships and elite graduate research fellowships. Faculty in the most senior ranks have been honored with lifetime achievement awards and faculty in the junior ranks have received prominent early-career grants. And, our staff have expanded and hosted another successful Industrial Associates Meeting. Enjoy our latest happenings!


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The 2018 Highly Cited Researchers List from Clarivate Analytics was recently released, and Northwestern Chemistry is well-represented! This list recognizes world-class researchers for their exceptional research performance based on multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science. Visit Northwestern Scholars to learn more about the body of research being conducted by Northwestern Chemistry. 

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