Wrinkled surfaces could have widespread applications
August 1, 2012MIT team discovers way of making perfectly ordered and repeatable surfaces with patterns of microscale wrinkles.
Disruptive innovation — in education
April 20, 2012For Anant Agarwal, MITx, the Institute’s new online-learning initiative, isn’t just a means of democratizing education. It’s a way to reinvent it.
Schuh appointed head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
September 26, 2011Replaces interim department head Carl Thompson.
Paul Ha, director of Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, selected as director of MIT’s List Visual Arts Center
September 9, 2011Is expected to begin new position Dec. 1
Sussman named interim director of MIT’s Engineering Systems Division
August 25, 2011Professor of civil and environmental engineering succeeds Yossi Sheffi
EECS head Chandrakasan announces new leadership team
July 13, 2011
Peraire named head of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
June 1, 2011Computational aerodynamics specialist succeeds Ian Waitz, who was named dean of engineering
A celebration of women in science and engineering
April 1, 2011Symposium highlights the work and accomplishments of women at MIT and beyond.
Financial aid budget will rise more sharply than tuition next year
March 4, 2011Undergraduate financial aid up 5 percent; tuition, 3.9 percent
1948 mayor to MIT: use flamethrowers to melt snow?
February 3, 2011A letter from the MIT archives recalls another super-snowy Boston winter.
Ian A. Waitz named dean of MIT's School of Engineering
February 1, 2011Sixteenth dean succeeds Subra Suresh
Corporation announces faculty promotions and appointments
December 29, 2010