In the World: Turning waste into profit
November 19, 2010Students aim to improve Kenyan slum-dwellers’ access to basic sanitation — and generate renewable energy and jobs along the way.
EECS PhD candidate honored by Marconi Society
November 16, 2010Work on fundamental limits of wideband cooperative localization earns Yuan Shen the Young Scholar award.
Four MIT students win 2010 MIT-CIMIT Fellowships
November 8, 2010Receive multi-year support to work on traditionally underfunded areas in health care.
Gibson, Romano win Rickover Fellowships
November 3, 2010Join two others from the Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering who previously won awards.
Chancellor Phillip L. Clay to step down
November 2, 2010Hailed by President Hockfield as ‘an exceptional leader,’ he leaves a remarkable record of achievement.
MIT teams dominate national energy contest
October 22, 2010Three MIT-connected teams were among five finalists and won top two prizes in ConocoPhillips award program
Nuclear science and engineering graduate student wins NuMat award
October 18, 2010Honored for originality of research, quality of presentation at conference
Faster websites, more reliable data
October 13, 2010Web servers that store data locally save time on database searches but sometimes serve up obsolete results. A new system solves that problem.
Physics postdoc Lindley Winslow wins L’Oreal USA fellowship
October 12, 2010Accompanying research grant will allow the particle physicist to design and build a novel particle detector based on quantum dots.
CEE researchers collaborate with Nobel Prize winner
October 12, 2010Team explains tearing mechanism of the triangular-shaped ribbons of graphene
Surprising similarities between human and zebrafish tumors
October 6, 2010New finding that tumor cells in both species have too many chromosomes could help pinpoint genes that drive cancer development.
Why telecom regulation needs to change
October 5, 2010Research suggests that the approach that worked with a few large companies with aligned interests needs revisiting in the Internet age.
In the World: Health care in the palm of a hand
September 26, 2010MIT-led student team develops mobile-device software to help improve health-care accessibility in remote regions.