Chemistry and chemical engineering
While you’re up, print me a solar cell
July 11, 2011New MIT-developed materials make it possible to produce photovoltaic cells on paper or fabric, nearly as simply as printing a document.
Emeritus: A better way to see molecular structures
May 23, 2011MIT chemist John Waugh made NMR spectroscopy an indispensable tool for studying proteins and other large molecules.
Two from MIT named Goldwater Scholars
May 16, 2011Undergraduates receive top honor in collegiate math, science and engineering education
John Waugh wins Welch Award for revolutionizing NMR spectroscopy
May 12, 2011
Removable ‘cloak’ for nanoparticles helps them target tumors
April 29, 2011New MIT particles could be used to deliver cancer drugs to nearly any type of tumor.
Chemical engineering introduces new flexible undergraduate degree
April 25, 201110-ENG to offer concentrations in energy, environment, biomedicine and materials
Out of thick air
April 21, 2011MIT graduate student is working to make water available for the world’s poor by refining the tools and techniques of fog harvesting.
Energy Initiative announces new seed grant awards
April 20, 2011More than $2 million awarded to 14 projects
Longtime Corporation member John Haas, SM ’42, dies at 92
April 11, 2011Successful businessman was philanthropic, modest
Alum-astronaut Robert Satcher: ‘We need to get everybody on board’
February 24, 2011Delivers keynote address at the annual Laureates and Leaders induction ceremony
Research update: Continuous medical monitoring
February 17, 2011Tiny 'microworms' could be implanted under the skin to give readout of blood sugar levels or other biomedical information.
MLK Leadership Awards honor three individuals, one program
February 11, 2011Recognize service that reflects the civil rights leader’s ideals
A life filled with firsts
January 26, 2011Ellen Swallow Richards, MIT’s first female graduate and faculty member, opened the door for women in science, and founded ecology and home economics along the way.
Delivering a potent cancer drug with nanoparticles can lessen side effects
January 11, 2011The new nanoparticle, which delivers the drug in a form activated when it reaches its target, also treats tumors more effectively than the unadorned drug in mice.
Kristala Prather honored for excellence in teaching
December 14, 2010Selected to receive the School of Engineering’s Junior Bose Award.