Materials Science History Project

In collaboration with colleagues at the University of California, Santa Barbara, this project examines the history of institutionalized materials science in American universities during the height of the cold war. Research sites include Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Northwestern University.

Staff: Hyungsub Choi

Sensing Change

See your environment with fresh eyes through this online exhibit.

Hear It Firsthand

CHF’s Center for Oral History captures and preserves the stories of notable figures in chemistry and related fields. Many of the oral histories in the collection belong to recipients of CHF awards, including