Paula Hammond

David H. Koch Professor
Chemical Engineering


News

Mapping coal’s decline and renewables' rise

Mapping coal’s decline and renewables' rise

CoalMap online tool shows what policy regulations and technological advancements can do for the cost-competitiveness of solar and wind energy.

June 23, 2016Read more
Paula Hammond

Research

Macromolecular design and synthesis, directed assembly using surface templates, nanoscale design of biomaterials, block copolymers, asymmetric morphologies, liquid crystalline polymeric materials.

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August 14, 2015
MIT community: #ILookLikeAnEngineer.
MIT alumni, staff, faculty, and students enthusiastically join a social media campaign supporting diversity in engineering.

July 22, 2015
Putting the pieces together
Summer interns are learning research skills while helping to make progress in materials, drug delivery, and energy in MIT labs.

July 15, 2015
Brad Olsen, the Macromolecule Medler
Materials maverick Olsen is powering up polymers by joining them with proteins.

July 14, 2015
Paula Hammond named head of Department of Chemical Engineering
An MIT faculty member since 1995, Hammond succeeds Klavs Jensen as ChemE department head.

June 1, 2015
Polymers, Presidents, and Energy Potential
MITEI researcher Paula Hammond is crafting the future of battery usage.

July 14, 2015
Paula Hammond named head of Department of Chemical Engineering
An MIT faculty member since 1995, Hammond succeeds Klavs Jensen as ChemE department head.

April 13, 2015
Fostering U.S.-Russia energy innovation
Skoltech Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage brings together researchers from MIT and two Russian institutes to develop advanced batteries and fuel cells. 

August 19, 2014
Old car batteries could make cheaper, more efficient solar panels
via The Washington Post
A single battery could power 30 homes.

August 18, 2014
Recycling old batteries into solar cells
Proposal could divert a dangerous waste stream while producing low-cost photovoltaics.

October 29, 2009
President Barack Obama briefed on cutting-edge energy research, delivered clean energy address at MIT
Professor Paula Hammond’s week at MIT started out like any other—teaching, meeting with students, working on her research. It ended with Hammond and her colleague, Professor Angela Belcher, briefing President Barack Obama on a novel approach to energy storage—batteries that can be grown, not manufactured.

September 4, 2008
MIT engineers work toward cell-sized batteries
Microbatteries could power tomorrow's miniature devices

August 13, 2007
Let the sun shine: new center to propel solar beyond silicon
New center to propel solar beyond silicon