Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)
D-Lab Scale-Ups program offers $20,000 in seed funds to MIT alumni social entrepreneurs
September 26, 2012Proposals for 'Phase II' one-year fellowships due Oct. 5
‘We are all in this great enterprise together’
September 21, 2012In his inaugural address, President L. Rafael Reif aims MIT on a course to shape new directions in education.
Innovation in the classroom
September 21, 2012‘Future of Education’ symposium, held before the inauguration of President L. Rafael Reif, examines the evolution of teaching and learning.
Also labeled: Alumni/ae, Education, teaching, academics, EdX, Faculty, Global Education and Career Development, Inauguration, Global, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MITx, Online learning, Open Learning Enterprise, OpenCourseWare, President L. Rafael Reif, Students, Educational Innovation and Technology, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), D-Lab
Open Education on the Move: An Interview with Vijay Kumar
September 20, 2012Director of MIT's Office of Educational Innovation and Technology (OEIT) discusses some of the key concepts propelling the open education movement.
Also labeled: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Alumni/ae, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Education, teaching, academics, Educational Innovation and Technology, EdX, Faculty, Information Services and Technology, Massive open online courses (MOOCs), MITx, Open access, Open Learning Enterprise, OpenCourseWare
Inauguration festivities off to a stimulating start
September 19, 2012Innovation symposium touches on a dizzying array of topics, with themes of interdisciplinary collaboration, energy and innovation for the developing world.
Also labeled: Entrepreneurship, History of MIT, Inauguration, President L. Rafael Reif, Research, Special events and guest speakers, Alumni/ae, Faculty, Staff, Students, Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Business and management, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Energy, Mechanical engineering, Urban studies and planning
Said and Done for September 2012
September 17, 2012Digest of MIT humanities, arts, and social sciences.
Community invited to partake in, contribute to Inauguration 2012
September 7, 2012Several academic- and family-oriented free events scheduled for Sept. 19-22.
Alumnus personifies Paralympic spirit
August 30, 2012Slice of MIT tracks MIT's Olympic and Paralympic connections.
Skolkovo Tech’s Innovation Workshop underway at MIT
August 23, 2012
Two MIT chemists win ACS awards
August 22, 2012Buchwald, Swager honored by the American Chemical Society
Teaching a microbe to make fuel
August 20, 2012Genetically modified organism could turn carbon dioxide or waste products into a gasoline-compatible transportation fuel.
Graphene’s behavior depends on where it sits
August 12, 2012New findings show that the material beneath the thin carbon sheets determines how they react chemically and electrically.
Bringing power to the people — and heat as well
August 5, 2012Sun-powered system developed by MIT students could provide electricity, heat and cooling to rural schools and clinics.
Wrinkled surfaces could have widespread applications
July 31, 2012MIT team discovers way of making perfectly ordered and repeatable surfaces with patterns of microscale wrinkles.
MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation launches Manufacturing Technology Advisory Board; Infosys joins board
July 26, 2012Leaders from academia and the technology industry will work together to share ideas and plan ways to help transform U.S. manufacturing.
Single-photon transmitter could enable new quantum devices
July 25, 2012Long-sought goal for quantum devices — the ability to transmit single photons while blocking multiple photons — is finally achieved.
Research update: Chips with self-assembling rectangles
July 18, 2012New technique allows production of complex microchip structures in one self-assembling step.
Also labeled: Computer science and technology, Electrical engineering and electronics, Faculty, Graduate, postdoctoral, Materials science, Microchips, Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Research, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Self-assembly, Semiconductors, Students, National Science Foundation (NSF), Singapore-MIT
Dripping faucets inspire new way of creating structured particles
July 18, 2012Researchers find new method for making spherical particles, from nanoscale to pinhead-sized — including complex beach-ball-like shapes.