Aeronautical and astronautical engineering
Cape Cod drone test site will be boon to MIT researchers
January 17, 2014Government-sanctioned airspace provides “realistic environment” for testing unmanned aircraft systems.
Also labeled: Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
SMART Driverless golf cart provides a glimpse into a future of autonomous vehicles
December 9, 2013Fleet of self-driving cars could solve the “first-and last-mile" problem.
Building stronger multifunctional composites
August 12, 2013Carbon nanotube deicing technologies developed at MIT could be in flight tests as early as next year.
NASA discusses next manned spacecraft with visiting high school students
July 24, 2013Participants in Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science, Women's Technology Program, and Interphase Edge hear insiders' perspective on the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle
AeroAstro team awarded funds for DiaMonD Center
June 18, 2013Multi-institutional center will address applied mathematics challenges in modeling and simulation for complex problems
How computers can learn better
May 28, 2013With a recently released programming framework, researchers show that a new machine-learning algorithm outperforms its predecessors.
MIT Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator announces 2013 student teams
May 16, 2013Startup accelerator includes eight MIT student teams as well as teams from six international universities.
Also labeled: Awards, honors and fellowships, Collaboration, Deshpande Center, Electrical engineering and electronics, Entrepreneurship, Global, Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Mechanical engineering, Media Lab, Skoltech, Startups, Student life, Students, Undergraduate
Saurabh Amin to be chief scientist on multi-institutional NSF grant
May 7, 2013Project aims to improve security and operations of civil and environmental engineering structures and systems
New research could let vehicles, robots collaborate with humans
May 2, 2013Researchers are developing systems that can analyze people’s needs to determine the best way to achieve their goals.
New rankings acclaim MIT’s graduate programs in engineering, business
March 11, 2013MIT leads in seven engineering disciplines and three business fields, says U.S. News & World Report.
Also labeled: Business and management, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Computer science and technology, Education, teaching, academics, Electrical engineering and electronics, Graduate, postdoctoral, Materials science, Mechanical engineering, Nuclear science and engineering, Rankings, Engineering Systems
How numbers can reveal hidden truths about sports
March 1, 2013MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference brings professionals and statistics-savvy fans together to study the games people play.
Olivier de Weck named editor-in-chief of Systems Engineering
February 12, 2013MIT professor to helm flagship journal of the International Council on Systems Engineering
Humans and robots work better together following cross-training
February 11, 2013Swapping of roles improves efficiency as well as robots’ confidence and humans’ trust.
MIT engineers elected to national academy
February 7, 2013Three engineers are among this year’s 69 new National Academy of Engineering members.
AIAA honors David Mindell for ‘Digital Apollo’
January 8, 2013MIT professor’s book earns Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award.
All that is solid melts into air: Tomás Saraceno visits MIT
November 26, 2012CAST visiting artist creates inflatable and airborne biospheres: speculative models for alternate ways of living.
Driving drones can be a drag
November 14, 2012Study shows distractions may alleviate boredom and improve drone operators’ performance.