|Anjali Thakkar, class of 2012, receives Truman Scholarship
Monday, April 11, 2011 - 4:34pm
Anjali Thakkar, who is majoring in both biology and in materials science and engineering, received the 2011 Harry S. Truman Scholarship. These prestigious scholarships recognize college juniors who...
|Interim Dept. Head announced
Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 9:45am
Prof. Carl Thompson Prof. Carl Thompson, Stavros V and Matoula S Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Director of the Materials Processing Center, will serve as Interim...
|Kendall Band Preservation Society Update
Monday, March 28, 2011 - 2:24pm
Hard at work in the basement of Building 8, the Kendall Band Preservation Society team is planning to finish and reinstall Pythagoras, the bell and mallet instrument, before MIT's Open House on April...
|Committee surveys status of women faculty in science and engineering
Monday, March 21, 2011 - 10:33am
Prof. Lorna Gibson chaired the committee on the status of women faculty in the School of Engineering that examined the status of women faculty at MIT, determining that, in many areas, the imbalances...
|Prof. Angela Belcher, Wulff Lecture, March 29
Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 10:27am
Giving New Life to Materials for Energy, Electronics, and the Environment Professor Angela M. Belcher March 29, 2011 4:00 10-250Reception to follow There are many properties of living systems that...
|Oscillating gels analyzed by Van Vliet Group
Monday, March 14, 2011 - 3:58pm
Self-oscillating gels are materials that continuously change back and forth between different states — such as color or size — without provocation from external stimuli. Irene Chen, a member of Prof...
|DMSE in Technology Review
Friday, March 11, 2011 - 5:09pm
Technology Review in March-April 2011 mentions DMSE faculty, alumni, and collaborators several times. An article on innovative companies includes some spinoffs and startups with a DMSE connection....
|High-Impact Materials Scientists, Chemists reported
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 3:06pm
Thomson Reuters has released data identifying the world’s top 100 materials scientists and top 100 chemists, ranked by the highest citation impact scores for their papers (articles and reviews)...
|Semiconductors built inside optical fibers
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 1:11pm
Dr. Nick Orf and other members of the Fink group have developed a method to build semiconductor devices inside a fiber. This work continues the intriguing fiber research from the Fink group, such as...
|Prof. Chris Schuh named MacVicar Fellow
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 10:46am
We're proud to announce that Prof. Chris Schuh is one of the 2011 MacVicar Fellows. The MacVicar Fellowship is one of MIT's highest honors and recognizes Margaret MacVicar, 1964, ScD 1967, MIT's...
|MIT Spectrum profiles new developments in cancer research
Friday, February 18, 2011 - 5:13pm
MIT is at the forefront of the next major leap in the fight against cancer, which claims eight million lives per year. In this new era, life scientists and engineers are joining forces — and working...
|Implant to track heart attacks
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 3:24pm
Professor Michael Cima and his collaborators have developed an implant that can detect signs that a heart attack has occurred, allowing doctors to respond more quickly with follow-up care. Learn more...
|NOVA Making Stuff: Smarter, Feb. 9
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 11:26am
NOVA's series on materials science continues tonight. Watch it on PBS or online. Watch the full episode. See more NOVA.
|Prof. Michael Cima elected to NAE
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 2:41pm
Please congratulate Prof. Michael Cima on his election to the National Academy of Engineering! The citation reads: Michael J. Cima, Sumitomo Electric Industries Professor of Engineering, department...
|NOVA materials science series continues, Wed. Feb. 2
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 5:08pm
Watch Making Stuff: Cleaner on PBS or online. Watch the full episode. See more NOVA.
|Full professor announcements made
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 11:46am
Please congratulate Professors Yoel Fink and Chris Schuh on their promotion to full professor, effective July 1.
|Prof. Anne M. Mayes, 1964-2011
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 10:35am
We're sorry to announce that Anne M. Mayes, ’86, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2010, at her home in Mustang, Oklahoma. Anne came to MIT as a freshman, where she fell in love with materials science...
|Prof. Ballinger quoted in Boston Globe
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 11:49am
Today's Boston Globe reported on why electronic devices have difficulties in cold weather and what to do to solve the problem. Prof. Ballinger explained that the simplest solution is to keep your...
|NOVA Making Stuff: Smaller, Wed. Jan. 26
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 11:44am
NOVA's series on materials science continues this week with a look at nanotechnology. Watch the full episode. See more NOVA.
|MIT and Hydro launch new project
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 6:17pm
Randy Kirchain is one of the MIT researchers who are starting a new project with Hydro to examine more efficient recycling of aluminum. Learn more from AZ Materials.
|NOVA Materials Science series starts Jan. 19
Friday, January 14, 2011 - 5:23pm
The first episode is on making materials stronger, airs at 9:00 p.m. in Boston on WGBH, Wednesday, Jan. 19. Watch the full episode. See more NOVA.
|Prof. Subra Suresh, BE Seminar Series, Dec. 9
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 3:34pm
MIT's materials science and engineering community is invited to the BE Seminar Series. Prof. Subra SureshStudies of Infectious Disease and Human Health Across Disciplinary BoundariesThursday, Dec. 94...
|Engineering T cells to attack tumors
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 5:54pm
The MIT News Office reported on research to fight cancer by modifying T cells. Prof. Darrell Irvine's research on engineering T cells to carry cytokines is mentioned.
|Prof. Ceder to give Fall Wulff Lecture, Nov 17
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 11:47am
Computationally Designing Materials for the Clean Energy Economy Fall 2010 Wulff LectureProfessor Gerbrand Ceder R. P. Simmons Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Department of...
|Treating Cancer with Nanotechnology
Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 5:35pm
Last month, the New Haven Independent ran an article on innovations for treating cancer using nanotechnology. One of the researchers mentioned was Prof. Darrell Irvine.