Complex brain function depends on flexibility
May 19, 2013Neurons that can multitask greatly enhance the brain’s computational power, study finds.
Markus Buehler named recipient of the Robert Lansing Hardy Award
April 11, 2013Recognized for innovations using computational science to understand mechanical properties of biological and bio-inspired materials.
Understanding and predicting materials behavior
September 26, 2012Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering takes an interdisciplinary approach
New nuclear science and engineering faculty drive curriculum expansion into computational science and engineering
April 10, 2012
Sometimes the quickest path is not a straight line
March 8, 2012New methods and software developed at MIT can predict optimal paths for automated underwater vehicles.
Peraire named head of the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
June 1, 2011Computational aerodynamics specialist succeeds Ian Waitz, who was named dean of engineering
April 13, 2011As part of MIT’s 150th-birthday celebration, computer science luminaries — many from MIT's faculty — gathered on campus for a two-day symposium.
March 30, 2011By envisioning data as 'graphs,' MIT researchers show how to find local solutions to otherwise overwhelmingly complex problems.
Can telecom data help redraw political boundaries?
December 9, 2010By analyzing one of the world’s largest databases of phone data, researchers partition Great Britain into densely interconnected regions.