ChemLab Boot Camp: MIT OpenCourseWare launches reality series
August 14, 2012A new series of videos to be published this fall follows 14 MIT freshmen through their introduction to hands-on science.
Madrid-MIT Consortium holds international conference in Madrid
June 5, 2012Interdisciplinary dialogue among global leaders focuses on developing strong biomedical innovation ecosystems.
MIT, Intel unveil new initiatives addressing ‘big data’
May 31, 2012An Intel research center based at MIT will be the cornerstone of a new research project dubbed ‘bigdata@CSAIL.’
The robot revolution is just beginning
April 24, 2012Rodney Brooks outlines his vision of the future to student entrepreneurs.
The scoop on Coeus: It’s not just for grants.gov proposals
March 12, 2012Coeus is equally useful for preparing and routing other grant proposals, whether they are going to industry, foundations or federal agencies.
The mathematics of taste
January 24, 2012By using ‘genetic programming’ to crossbreed algorithms, researchers help flavor companies figure out what their customers like.
Rebuilding American manufacturing
November 30, 2011White House working group convenes at MIT to examine how new technologies can create economic growth and more jobs in the United States.
A test of teamwork, engineering skill and endurance across the Australian Outback
November 29, 2011After placing 15th in the 2011 Veolia World Solar Challenge, MIT’s Solar Electric Vehicle Team reflects on their experience and looks ahead to the future.
At your service in the Stratton Student Center: one Greenbean recycling machine
October 21, 2011Zoe is the Greenbean recycling machine near the stairs on the first floor of W20. Part of a pilot program sponsored by the MIT Department of Facilities, Zoe is taking community recycling to the next level.
Girls’ engineering dreams begin at MIT
October 11, 2011GE Girls at MIT program aims at interesting girls in science and technology, and ultimately increase the number of woman engineers.
MIT announces Professor Gilbert Strang as first MathWorks Professor of Mathematics
September 26, 2011Endowment underscores value commercial industry places on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education
President Hockfield stresses innovation in speech to U.S. governors
July 15, 2011‘Lasting economic growth emerges from the most advanced science, mathematics and technology,’ she says.
MIT strengthens ties with France for energy research
June 30, 2011France-MIT Forum on Energy unveils new joint laboratory, explores other potential collaborations.
Ian Waitz on the future of engineering education and research
May 18, 2011New dean reflects on MIT’s School of Engineering, cites ever-growing role for collaboration and outreach.
Institute teams dominate Clean Energy Prize
May 10, 2011Institute ideas win $200K top prize and all five finalist prizes, with variety of energy solutions.