|Prof. Angela Belcher on Science Friday
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 3:44pm
|REU/RET Poster Session
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 1:50pm
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...
|Dave Danielson, PhD 2008, named to Energy Dept. post
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 10:11am
President Obama announced the nomination of Dr. Dave Danielson as assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy in the Energy Department. Learn more from The Hill.
|Nanofiber arrays dramatically boost batteries' energy storage
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 - 11:54am
|Professor Suresh receives 2011 Nadai Medal from ASME
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 4:36pm
Congratulations to Prof. Subra Suresh on receiving the 2011 Nadai Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers! Prof. Suresh, the current head of the National Science Foundation, is...
|Improving Batteries' Energy Storage
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 12:30pm
DMSE researchers have published new methods in improving energy storage; see the MIT News Office for the full story.
|President Hockfield stresses innovation in NGA speech
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 11:58am
During MIT President Susan Hockfield's keynote address at the annual meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA), she cited Prof. Yet-Ming Chiang and A123 as an example of MIT's culture of...
|New ways to store solar energy
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 11:09am
A novel application of carbon nanotubes, developed by Prof. Jeff Grossman and his group, shows promise as an innovative approach to storing solar energy for use whenever it’s needed. Learn more...
|Dr. John Cahn receives Kyoto Prize
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 1:00pm
Dr. John Cahn, formerly of this department, is the 2011 recipient of the Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology for Materials Science and Engineering. The citation reads, Outstanding Contribution to...
|MIT ACCESS program accepting applications
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 1:07pm
The mission of the ACCESS program is to increase the diversity of qualified applicants to PhD programs in chemistry, chemical engineering, and materials science throughout the United States....
|Symposium on emerging technologies
Friday, June 17, 2011 - 1:47pm
Earlier this week, two members of the DMSE faculty participated in an MIT/Harvard symposium focussed on commercial opportunities for emerging technologies. Prof. Gene Fitzgerald and Prof. Michael...
|Prof. Angela Belcher at TEDxCalTech
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 3:13pm
On Jan. 14, 2011, Prof. Angela Belcher spoke at TEDxCaltech, an exciting one-day event to honor Richard Feynman, Nobel Laureate, Caltech physics professor, iconoclast, and visionary. Her topic was...
|Photos from Commencement 2011
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 1:45pm
Photos from Commencement 2011 can be viewed on our Facebook page (no log-in necessary).
|How to choose a catalyst
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 1:31pm
A team of MIT researchers have provided a simple principle to predict which materials will perform best in fuel cells and metal air batteries. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
|MIT team enters Isle of Man TT Race
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 10:39am
A team of MIT students built an electric bike to enter the Isle of Man TT Race this month, using custom batteries supplied by Prof. Yet-Ming Chiang. The eSuperbike came in fourth; learn more from the...
|New advances in battery design
Monday, June 6, 2011 - 11:50am
MIT researchers have developed a new technique to recharge batteries more quickly, using an innovative architecture called a semi-solid flow cell, in which solid particles are suspended in a carrier...
|DMSE research in composite materials
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 4:19pm
Recently, two teams of researchers, including MIT personnel, have published new work on composite materials. One group is working on fiber-drawing techniques that produce the optical fibers behind...
|Water main break investigated
Friday, May 27, 2011 - 3:44pm
Prof. Ron Ballinger was part of a panel that investigated last year's water main break. Thirty communities issued boil-water orders for nearly two million residents due to a broken clamp holding...
|Course III Senior Thesis Symposium
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 2:27pm
Course 3 Senior Thesis Symposium Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Chipman Room, 6-104 10:00am-1:00pm We hope to see you there!!! Full Schedule: 10:15–10:30am Brandon Lew, Advisor: Angela Belcher Virus-Based 3-...
|Joseph M. Dhosi, 1932-2011
Monday, May 2, 2011 - 1:39pm
We are sorry to share the sad news that Joe Dhosi, our longtime friend and colleague, died on Friday. Joe was the DMSE AO for many years and served as the Internship Coordinator for even longer. He...
|Rising Force, new book by Prof. Jim Livingston
Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 2:57pm
Rising Force: The Magic of Magnetic Levitation by Prof. James D. Livingston will be published next week. Here's a video that describes it.
|DMSE at the MIT Open House, April 30
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 - 3:07pm
Under the Dome: Come Explore MIT is a day-long, campus-wide open house. Dive into hundreds of activities in architecture, engineering, aeronautics and astronautics, humanities and arts, science,...
|MADMEC starts again! Kickoff April 19
Friday, April 15, 2011 - 11:10am
MADMEC, the Making and Designing Materials Engineering Contest, is entering its fifth year. The competition is a joint venture between MIT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Saint...
|Prof. Suresh receives Padma Shri
Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 4:27pm
Prof. Subra Suresh was honored with the Padma Shri, India's highest civilian honor. Learn more from NSF and from the MIT News Office.
|Prof. Sadoway and energy storage
Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 2:21pm
Earlier this week, Prof. Don Sadoway gave a talk about liquid metal batteries for large-scale energy storage and non lithium-ion batteries for automotive applications, at an event organized by the...