Planes, trains and automobiles: faster, stronger, lighter
May 19, 2013New technique advances carbon-fiber composites.
Department snapshot: Aeronautics and Astronautics
October 2, 2012AeroAstro takes off in new directions — prompting a 50 percent spike in new undergraduate enrollments.
New model of disease contagion ranks U.S. airports in terms of their spreading influence
July 22, 2012Airports in New York, Los Angeles and Honolulu are judged likeliest to play a significant role in the growth of a pandemic.
MERS tackles the human-robot divide
October 11, 2011
The impact of climate policy on U.S. aviation
June 8, 2011Researchers find that a federal climate policy would lower total U.S. emissions, but without large reductions in the aviation sector.
3 Questions: John Hansman on the Qantas A380 engine blowout
November 12, 2010MIT aviation expert discusses why the engine failure could have resulted in a more serious outcome.
MIT-led team’s eco-aircraft receives Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovator Award
September 28, 2010Unique plane offers significant reduction in emissions, noise and fuel use.
MIT Professional Education delivers its first course in India
January 11, 2010This week, MIT Professional Education is conducting its first-ever three-day course in India, “Airport and Airline Systems: Planning, Design and Management,” as part of the program’s new international outreach initiative.