|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.
|Technology Review Alumni Profile
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 5:21pm
Ayr Muir, '00 SM '01, is the subject of the Technology Review Alumni Profile in the Nov./Dec. 2010 issue. Ayr is the founder of Clover Food Labs, an innovative business that provides vegetarian food...
|Technology Review reports on singing fibers
Friday, October 29, 2010 - 5:07pm
Image from Technology Review Prof. Yoel Fink and his group have developed fibers that can detect and produce sound; Technology Review reports on their work in the Nov./Dec. 2010 issue.
|Deshpande Center grants announced
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 10:07am
The Deshpande Center announced its 2010 grants earlier this month. Among those receiving awards this year are Prof. Geoff Beach and Prof. Michael Cima. Learn more about the Center and the awards.
|New discoveries in storing solar heat
Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 9:00am
Prof. Jeff Grossman explains fulvalene diruthenium, can store and release the sun's heat on demand. Learn more from Softpedia and from the MIT News Office.
|Family Weekend events
Friday, October 15, 2010 - 3:51pm
Family Weekend is underway with 700 families registered. Prof. Angela Belcher will speak tomorrow on Engineering Biology to Make Future Materials for Energy and Medicine. For more information about...
|DMSE student named Intel Fellow
Friday, October 15, 2010 - 1:21pm
Lei Bi, a Ph.D. student working with Professor Caroline Ross, is one of the 2010 Intel Fellows. Mr. Bi is writing a thesis entitled Magneto-optical Materials and Devices for on-chip Integrated...
|Smart Curtain, MADMEC winners
Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 1:03pm
See the Smart Curtain prototype in action. The material opens as the light sensor is covered, mimicking an overcast day, and closes when the light sensor is uncovered, as on a sunny afternoon.
|Prof. Chiang lectures at Northwestern
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 5:04pm
Prof. Yet-Ming Chiang will give the 2010 Morris E. Fine Lecture at Northwestern University on Oct. 7. His talk, Materials Research to Improve Electrical Storage for Transportation and the Electric...
|DMSE Faculty Search
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 4:47pm
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Materials Science and Engineering Faculty Position The Department of Materials Science and Engineering seeks a candidate for a tenure-track faculty...
|MADMEC 2010 winners
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 - 2:34pm
Five teams competed in MADMEC, the Making and Designing Materials Engineering Contest, for a total of $20,000. Smart Curtain prototype The first-place team ($10,000) was Smart Curtain, Sisi Ni and...
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 9:20am
Please join us for the MADMEC finals, Tuesday Oct. 5, 7:00, Room 4-237. MADMEC, the Making and Designing Materials Engineering Contest, provides an opportunity for student teams to build prototypes...
|Prof. Suresh confirmed as NSF Head
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 12:40pm
Last night, the US Senate confirmed Prof. Subra Suresh as the new head of the National Science Foundation. We congratulate him on this new step in his life! Learn more about appointment:NSFThe MIT...
|Prof. Grossman to give Lunch and Lecture Talk
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 10:44am
Atomic-Scale Modeling for 21st Century Energy Challenges Prof. Jeffrey C. Grossman Wednesday, September 29 12:00pm-1:00pm (pizza and refreshments will be served at 11:40am) The Chipman Room (6-104)...
|New research from Prof. Angela Belcher
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 9:37am
Prof. Angela Belcher and her collaborators have developed a method to make solid carbonate, usable as building material, from carbon dioxide. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
|Prof. Chiang to lecture at UW-Madison
Monday, September 13, 2010 - 2:25pm
On Sept. 14, Prof. Chiang will give the 2010 Edward Noble Kramer Distinguished Interdisciplinary Lecture at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. For details on his talk, Electrochemistry-Materials...
|Prof. Yoel Fink interviewed in NY Times podcast
Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 12:11pm
The New York Times Tech Talk interviewed Prof. Yoel Fink to discuss recent developments in acoustic fibers, leading to materials that can perceive and emit sound. Listen to the podcast.
|DMSE in Sept.-Oct. Technology Review
Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 10:01am
DMSE is well represented in the current issue of Technology Review. The 2010 TR35 includes David Bradwell, Ph.D. student in the Sadoway group, who is recognized for his work on energy storage devices...
|Prof. Jim Livingston publishes new book
Friday, September 3, 2010 - 5:01pm
At MIT, Professor Livingston is known for his textbook Electronic Properties of Engineering Materials. His newest book treats a very different subject: the trial of Mary Alice Livingston Fleming for...
|David Bradwell named to TR35
Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 4:25pm
David Bradwell, current Ph.D. candidate, has been named to the 2010 TR35 in recognition of his work with battery innovations. Technology Review annually recognizes young innovators who are changing...
|A better way to grow stem cells
Monday, August 23, 2010 - 3:01pm
MIT researchers have developed new synthetic surfaces that overcome challenges posed by existing methods for cultivating stem cells. Among those working on the project were Professor Krystyn Van...
|NY Times reports on ARPA-E funding
Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 10:38am
See the New York Times to learn about federal funding. Two DMSE affiliates are mentioned: Dave Danielson, Ph.D. 2008, who oversees an Energy Department program to invest in new battery technologies;...
|US News and World Report Rankings Released
Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 9:55am
DMSE maintained its best in the nation ranking for its undergraduate program, as did MIT's undergraduate engineering programs. US News and World Report MIT News Office