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  • Training ‘small-planet’ engineers

    ‘Global Principles’ course challenges students at MIT and the University of Tokyo to develop a cross-cultural, systems approach to materials science and engineering.

    August 13, 2015
  • Consortium including MIT awarded $110M national grant to promote photonics manufacturing

    Partnership of government, industry, and academia will pursue integration of optical devices with electronics.

    July 27, 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 21, 2015
  • Faculty highlight: Elsa Olivetti

    Assistant Professor Elsa Olivetti combines cost and environmental data to identify high-impact areas for reducing pollution and greenhouse gases.

    July 16, 2015
  • Materials science master class

    Professor W. Craig Carter leads a collaborative effort to build a materials science curriculum online with integrated programming and active student engagement.

    July 7, 2015
  • Faculty highlight: W. Craig Carter

    Materials science professor develops algorithms to solve problems across disciplines, strengthens online teaching techniques, and contributes to scientific art.

    June 1, 2015
  • Measuring hot electrons

    MIT graduate student Qiong Ma is uncovering electrical properties of graphene-based devices using laser-light stimulation.

    May 26, 2015
  • Probing graphene physics

    MIT postdoc Javier Sanchez-Yamagishi charts quantum signatures of electronic transport in graphene.

    May 19, 2015
  • Faculty highlight: Pablo Jarillo-Herrero

    MIT physics professor has played a leading role in the development of revolutionary new artificial materials.

    May 6, 2015
  • Twelve Summer Scholars selected

    Highly qualified group of undergraduates brings prior lab experience, variety of interests, to pursue research opportunities in MIT labs.

    May 4, 2015
  • Bendable glass devices

    MIT Assistant Professor Juejun Hu melds fundamental materials science and new device designs to enable flexible photonics and other applications.

    April 24, 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.

    April 10, 2015
  • New materials to protect the brain

    MIT graduate student Bo Qing studies synthetic gels that could be used in better equipment to protect against traumatic injuries.

    March 24, 2015
  • Mechanically stimulating stem cells

    MIT biological engineering graduate student Frances Liu is studying ways to alter mechanical properties of cell environments to produce desired chemical outputs.

    March 20, 2015
  • Faculty highlight: Krystyn Van Vliet

    MIT associate professor brings a materials scientist's understanding to biochemical behavior in stem cells and organ tissue.

    March 18, 2015
  • Making the leap from lab to market

    MIT Innovation Initiative aims to foster an even more consistent approach to building bridges from research findings to real world impact.

    March 10, 2015
  • Materials Processing Center marks 35 years

    Service to faculty, collaboration with industry are hallmarks of campus-based Materials Processing Center at MIT.

    March 6, 2015
  • Squitching behavior

    MIT graduate student Farnaz Niroui demonstrates squeezable nano electromechanical switches with quantum tunneling function.

    March 4, 2015
  • Cheap, flexible solar

    Tuning energy levels through surface chemistry shows promise for higher efficiency quantum dot solar cells, MIT graduate student Patrick R. Brown's work shows.

    March 2, 2015
  • New fibers can deliver many simultaneous stimuli

    Implanted into the brain or spinal column, they can transmit drugs, light, and electrical signals.

    January 19, 2015