|Prof. Sadoway on the Colbert Report
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 8:12am
Professor Sadoway meets Stephen Colbert and discusses battery technology and world peace. The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Donald Sadoway www.colbertnation.com...
|Prof. Irvine and colleagues are working on an AIDS vaccine
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 5:02pm
Prof. Darrell Irvine and colleagues Darrell Irvine have received funding to break down silos of scientific disciplines to create an AIDS vaccine. Learn more from IRIN.
|Prof. Belcher to participate in Science Café
Friday, October 19, 2012 - 3:01pm
On Tuesday evening, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. Cary Memorial Library will become the first public library in Massachusetts to introduce the concept of Science Cafés. Science Café events bring local...
|FAPESP WEEK 2012 – 50 Years of Science in Brazil and Challenges Ahead
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 9:52am
The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars invite you to the workshop...
|Research in lithium-air batteries
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 12:43pm
New research from Professor Yang Shao-Horn reveals the fundamental reactions behind advanced battery technology, by advanced imaging method, and could lead to improved materials. See the full story...
|Professor Russell honored by CMU
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 12:38pm
Professor Ken Russell has received an Alumni Achievement Award from Carnegie Mellon University. The citation reads: Kenneth C. Russell (E'64): Russell worked as a full-time faculty member at the...
|Faculty position posted
Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 5:31pm
DMSE is accepting applications for a faculty position starting July 2013 or thereafter. The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) seeks candidates for open tenure-track faculty...
|Research on cracks and stresses
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 5:13pm
Probing the mysteries of cracks and stresses; analysis of molecular-level fracture and stress mechanisms could have broad implications for understanding materials’ behavior. See the MIT News Office...
|Wood as Material: lecture at Arnold Arboretum
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 5:05pm
On October 3, Professor Lorna Gibson will give a talk on wood and how its structure and properties are used in boat-building. The event will be at the Arnold Arboretum, details on their website.
|Oscillating magnetic particles
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 12:37pm
Oscillating microscopic beads could be key to biolab on a chip. Professor Geoff Beach and his team finds way to manipulate and measure magnetic particles without contact, potentially enabling...
|MIT Inauguration events
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 12:36pm
Live webcast of Inauguration Symposia. MIT inaugurates President Raphael Reif and all are welcome to the events this week. Professor Angela Belcher, Professor Yang Shao-Horn, and current grad student...
|Materials Day, 2012
Friday, September 14, 2012 - 11:05am
On Wednesday, October 17, 2012, the Materials Processing Center will host the Materials Day 2012 Symposium & Research Review Poster Session. The theme and focus of this year?s symposium is: ...
|New understanding of malaria protein
Friday, August 31, 2012 - 12:07pm
Protein impedes microcirculation of malaria-infected red blood cells; MIT-led research team finds that protein significantly reduces infected cells’ ability to squeeze through tiny channels compared...
|Stable nanocrystalline metals
Friday, August 24, 2012 - 9:43am
Engineers achieve longstanding goal of stable nano crystalline metals Professor Chris Schuh, Tongjai Chookajorn, and Heather Murdoch (both DMSE grad students) have developed a method that could...
Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 12:42pm
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|Nano Letters Lecture, Aug. 20
Friday, August 17, 2012 - 12:13pm
During the ACS Fall 2012 National Meeting, the inaugural Nano Letters Young Investigator Lecture will be given by lectureship winner, Professor Silvija Gradecak. The Nano Letters Young Investigator...
|Mechanical Properties of Plants
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 2:26pm
Professor Lorna Gibson is researching the mechanical properties of plants: Plants are made up of just 4 basic building blocks (cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin and pectin - yes, the stuff you use to...
|Welcome, Isaac Feitler!
Tuesday, August 14, 2012 - 2:22pm
Isaac "Ike" Feitler (a DMSE alum) recently joined the Department as a Technical Instructor. Ike will assist in laboratory teaching and management of several of our shared facilities and lab spaces....
|REU/RET Poster Session, Aug. 9
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 5:01pm
The Center for Materials Science and Engineering and the Materials Processing Center host a summer internship program that engages undergraduates from colleges and universities across the country in...
|Materials, Technology, and Sports
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 10:33am
Mike Vasquez, 2008, M.Eng. 2009, and his colleagues have authored “Materials and Technology in Sports,” a study of materials innovations’ impact on sports; the paper’s publication in Nature Materials...
|3.091 to be offered as part of MITx
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 9:29am
This spring, MIT launched an online learning collaboration, edX, that will allow anyone, anywhere with an internet connection to take classes aimed at a college audience, for personal or professional...
|Innovative complex self-assembly
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 11:35am
Professor Ross, Professor Alexander-Katz, and their collaborators have developed a new technique that allows production of complex microchip structures in one self-assembling step. See the story at...
|Creating structured microscopic particles
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 10:27am
Professor Fink and his coleagues have found a new method for making spherical particles, from nanoscale to pinhead-sized — including complex beach-ball-like shapes. See the story at the MIT News...
|Quantum Mechanics, Squishy Materials, and Extreme Photosynthesis
Friday, July 13, 2012 - 2:51pm
Learn more about how Professor Alexander-Katz and his collaborators are using the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center. MIT Tech TV
|MADMEC Design Challenge 1 results
Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 12:50pm
Chloroplastic designed a gear system that pulled 22kg up a quarter elliptical ramp! Congratulations! MADMEC is competition for student teams to design and build prototypes that provide a materials...