|Prof. Anikeeva receives NSF CAREER Award
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 4:30pm
Professor Polina Anikeeva is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award for "Optoelectronic neural scaffolds: materials platform for investigation and control of neuronal activity and development"....
|Joint MMM/Intermag Conference Best Student Presentation Award
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 3:35pm
Uwe Bauer and Liz Rapoport were among 5 finalists for the Best Student Presentation Award at the 12th Joint MMM/Intermag Conference in Chicago last month. The grand prize went to Uwe Bauer. Please...
|Using nanotechnology to study malaria
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 1:17pm
Dr Ming Dao, Research Scientist, integrates nano-mechanics and bioengineering to study the parasites that cause malaria. See the MIT Industrial Liaison site for an article about his research.
|Polymer Day, March 6
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 1:13pm
Our friends in PPST are putting together a great event, Polymer Day 2013. This forum will showcase polymer research at MIT. To learn more or to register, see the PPST website.
|Business Insider list of 15 impressive MIT undergrads
Friday, February 1, 2013 - 2:23pm
The Most Impressive MIT Students - Business Insider: Arfa Aijazi, Rachel Davis, and Shannon Taylor are included in this list. We are incredibly proud of them and of this recognition. Please...
|Polymer films used in vaccinations
Monday, January 28, 2013 - 12:39pm
A polymer film that gradually releases DNA coding for viral proteins could offer a better alternative to traditional vaccines; Professor Darrell Irvine and his collaborators are working on just such...
|Using Graphene in Water Desalination
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 10:15am
Professor Grossman and his group are working on new means of desalinating water using graphene. Here's a video about their project: The Smithsonian named this project one of the Scientific...
|How do wounds heal? Materials scientists are figuring it out.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 2:06pm
Professor Alexander-Katz and his colleagues are working on understanding how blood clots after an injury, an understanding that may have future applications in medicine. See the MIT News Office for...
|Professor Anikeeva participated in MRS OnDemand
Monday, January 7, 2013 - 3:35pm
See MRS OnDemand for a video of Flexible High-resolution Neural Interfaces, presented by Professor Polina Anikeeva at the MRS Fall Meeting in Boston.
|Flexible, light solar cells could provide new opportunities
Friday, December 21, 2012 - 12:36pm
MIT researchers have produced a new kind of photovoltaic cell based on sheets of flexible graphene coated with a layer of nanowires. The approach could lead to low-cost, transparent and flexible...
|On Point hosts technology challenges discussion
Friday, December 14, 2012 - 12:57pm
Professor Grossman participated in this discussion of scientific challenges, hosted by On Point.
|New undergraduate subject, 3.038
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 2:20pm
Sustainable Chemical Metallurgy, 3.038, is a new Course 3 undergraduate restricted elective to be offered (Spring 2013). From earth to metal, a path toward sustainability? Metals are the core of...
|MIT spotlight: DMSE senior is using materials to make a better world
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 10:45am
From fuel cells to bamboo, and from Tanzania to Brazil, MIT senior Arfa Aijazi crosses borders and disciplines to make an impact. See the MIT News Office for the full story. Arfa Aijazi (center)...
|Materials Science at the Heart of MIT
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 12:17pm
This video gives a quick overview of the department and its lab-centered curriculum.
|Professor Fink and colleagues are on the cover of Advanced Materials
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 3:26pm
Alexander Gumennik, Alexander M. Stolyarov, Brent R. Schell, Chong Hou, Guillaume Lestoquoy, Fabien Sorin, William McDaniel, Aimee Rose, John D. Joannopoulos and Yoel Fink Chemical Sensing: All-in-...
|Special Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, Nov. 29
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 3:11pm
The DMSE community is invited to this Special Condensed Matter Physics Seminar. Quasicrystals: structure and dynamics Marc de Boissieu, CNRS, Grenoble Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012 Time: 2:...
|2D Semi-conductor has potential use as solar cell
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 2:50pm
Solar Novus has written about research from a team of UC Berkeley and MIT collaborators who have synthesized single-layer MoSe2 (molybdenum diselenide), which has potential use in solar cells.
|Dr. Eric Toone, Hoyt C. Hottel Lecturer, Nov. 30
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 1:57pm
The DMSE community is invited to this lecture. MIT Chemical Engineering Department Seminar Series Presents: 2012 HOYT C. HOTTEL LECTURE Emerging technologies and the future of energy production Dr...
|Controlling heat flow through a nanostructure
Friday, November 16, 2012 - 3:15pm
MIT researchers find that heat moving in materials called superlattices behaves like waves; finding could enable better thermoelectrics. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
|Award Announcements for Profs. Belcher and Chiang
Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 3:14pm
Congratulations to Professor Angela Belcher, winner of the Boston Museum of Science Walker Prize! The prize recognizes scientific investigation and discovery. And please also congratulate Professor...
|Cement nanoparticle research from Prof. Yip and colleagues
Friday, November 9, 2012 - 4:21pm
Size diversity in cement nanoparticles optimizes packing density to give concrete its strength; see the story from the MIT News Office to learn more about research performed by Professor Sid Yip and...
|Dr. John W. Cahn to give W. David Kingery Memorial Lecture
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 4:41pm
We are proud and excited to welcome Dr. John W. Cahn to DMSE on Nov. 9 when he will give the W. David Kingery Lecture. Dr. Cahn is an expert on thermodynamics and an influential thinker in the field...
|Future of Light Symposium, at BU, November 29
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 1:39pm
The MIT engineering community is invited to this annual event. The Boston University Photonics Center will hold the 16th Annual Future of Light Symposium on Thursday, November 29. This year’s...
|MIT News Office spotlights Archaeological Materials
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 9:56am
The archaeological materials program at MIT provides a diverse academic experience, integrating classroom, laboratory, and excavation work. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
|Professor Suresh named Franklin Institute Laureate
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 5:06pm
Professor Suresh, who is currently serving as director of the National Science Foundation, will receive the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science for his...