The 2014 Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization was presented to Professor Niels Holten-Andersen in an award ceremony on March 25, 2014. In attendance were Professors Maria Zuber and Chrys Chryssostomidis. Professor Niels Holten-Andersen is an assistant professor in MIT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and the awarded professorship is in support of his highly promising research proposal entitled, Metal-coordinating polymers: Using marine biological tricks to assemble new functional materials. The appointment will run from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016. For more information about the Doherty Professorship in Ocean Utilization, click here.