Civil engineers find savings where the rubber meets the road
May 22, 2012Study shows that pavement deflection under vehicle tires makes for a continuous uphill drive that increases fuel consumption.
MIT awarded more than $2 million in NEUP grants, fellowships
May 21, 2012Includes $1.65 million in Department of Energy Nuclear Energy University Programs grants and $450,000 in graduate student fellowships.
New nuclear science and engineering faculty drive curriculum expansion into computational science and engineering
April 10, 2012
Testing unbuilt chips
March 9, 2012A new software-simulation system promises much more accurate evaluation of promising — but potentially fault-ridden — multicore-chip designs.
Mysterious electron acceleration explained
February 27, 2012Computer simulation identifies source of aurora-causing high-speed electrons in space
Speed limit for birds
January 20, 2012MIT researchers find critical speed above which birds — and drones — are sure to crash.
Need a new material? New tool can help
December 20, 2011Exhaustive reference system and interactive toolkit could revolutionize materials research, potentially enabling new types of manufacturing.
Escaping legacy IT systems
September 19, 2011Sophisticated computer model lets corporate IT managers evaluate upgrades and reconfigurations without risking the stability of their networks.