Professor Wit Busza, Instructor Karol Bacik, postdocs Cari Cesarotti and Chao Li, and Pablo Gaston Debenedetti SM ’81, PhD ’85 honored for contributions to physics.
High schooler Dustin Liang estimated his blood cell counts by applying knowledge from an MITx course and talking to doctors.
The program supports “outstanding theoretical scientists.”
Co-directors Youssef Marzouk and Nicolas Hadjiconstantinou describe how the standalone degree aims to train students in cross-cutting aspects of computational science and engineering.
In a first, researchers have observed how lithium ions flow through a battery interface, which could help engineers optimize the material’s design.
Ranking at the top for the 12th year in a row, the Institute also places first in 11 subject areas.
Award recognizes scholars who have the “extraordinary creativity necessary to tackle problems others can’t solve.”
The inaugural SERC Symposium convened experts from multiple disciplines to explore the challenges and opportunities that arise with the broad applicability of computing in many aspects of society.
A study inspired by the Japanese paper-cutting art provides a blueprint for designing shape-shifting materials and devices.