Silvija Gradečak seeks to better the world through new materials
December 6, 2013Looking for better materials for solar cells, LEDs, and other technology, one molecule at a time.
MIT experiencing gastroenteritis outbreak
December 5, 2013
Class on digital humanities premieres with tech-savvy approaches
December 4, 2013New class offers MIT students the chance to pair technical know-how with real-world art and humanities projects at local museums.
MIT website provides a welcoming experience for new hires
December 2, 2013New employees now have a wealth of resources to guide them as they begin their professional lives at MIT, from a New Hire Activities Application to an orientation and onboarding website.
David Perreault is appointed EECS associate department head
November 27, 2013Munther Dahleh is appointed as acting director of ESD and new organization with focus on socio-technical systems, information and decision systems and statistics.
Dahleh appointed to new roles
November 26, 2013Leading ESD and planning for a potential MIT-wide effort in the areas of socio-technical systems, information and decision systems, and statistics.
Five from MIT named AAAS fellows
November 26, 2013The professors were recognized by their peers for their efforts to advance science or its applications.
Reif releases preliminary report of the Institute-Wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
November 21, 2013Report presents possibilities for reimagining an MIT education.
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Letter regarding preliminary report of the Institute-wide Task Force on the Future of MIT Education
November 21, 2013
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MIT Medical responds to meningococcal meningitis outbreak at Princeton University
November 19, 2013
Theodore Madden, EAPS professor emeritus, dies at 88
November 18, 2013A MIT faculty member for more than 40 years, Madden is remembered for his contributions to earth science research.
Finding ‘rising stars’ in EECS
November 18, 2013MIT-hosted conference encourages the top women studying electrical engineering and computer science nationwide to become professors.
CEE event gives snapshot of new research, educational initiatives
November 15, 2013Vision for department outlined at campus event for civil and environmental engineering alumni
DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman will be MIT’s 2014 Commencement speaker
November 12, 2013A champion of market-driven science, trained as an engineer, will address the Class of 2014 on June 6.
Stephen H. Crandall, professor emeritus in MechE, dies at 92
November 8, 2013Crandall remembered for his pioneering work in the field of solid mechanics and random vibrations.
MIT’s Lobby 10 to be renamed in honor of fallen veterans
November 8, 2013Already home to war memorials, central campus location to get official new name: ‘Memorial Lobby.’
Daniel Kleppner named a 2014 Franklin Institute Award laureate
November 6, 2013Emeritus professor honored for contributions in quantum phenomena.
Dower granted major ‘lifetime achievement’ award in history
November 5, 2013MIT professor recognized as ‘pre-eminent scholar’ in East Asian history.
Faculty Highlight: Evelyn Wang
November 4, 2013Device Research Laboratory scientists aim to control changes in phase of gases and liquids to reduce power consumption in heating and cooling systems.
Chemistry Education Office named for Robert J. Silbey
October 31, 2013Speakers at the office’s ribbon-cutting ceremony praised the late chemistry professor for his contributions to science education.
How green is your city? And how do you know?
October 28, 2013In a new book, an engineer and an architect lay out a program for urban development based on the cold hard facts about environmental sustainability.
Jesús del Alamo named director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories
October 28, 2013A faculty member since 1988, del Alamo replaces Vladimir Bulović, who will co-lead the MIT Innovation Initiative.
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