Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)
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.
New chip captures power from multiple sources
July 8, 2012System developed at MIT could combine power harvested from light, heat and vibrations to run monitoring systems.
Matthew Orosz awarded Echoing Green Fellowship to further off-grid energy work
July 5, 2012Newly minted MIT PhD selected for two-year social entrepreneurship fellowship.
Richard wins 2012 Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Award
July 5, 2012
Sharper ultrasound images could improve diagnostics
June 17, 2012New system developed at MIT allows precise measurements and tracking of disease progression.
Teaching self-assembling structures a new trick
June 7, 2012MIT researchers produce 3-D configurations that could lead to new microchips and other devices.
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology admits 21 to master’s program
June 7, 2012
Madrid-MIT Consortium holds international conference in Madrid
June 5, 2012Interdisciplinary dialogue among global leaders focuses on developing strong biomedical innovation ecosystems.
Physicist and entrepreneur Dr. Stephen Quake honored with $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 4, 2012Recognized for biomedical discoveries and commercialization of inventions revolutionizing human health
In the World: MIT-designed cooler preserves tuberculosis drugs, records doses
May 29, 2012A simple cooler could help patients battle antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis.
Legatum Center awards seed grants
May 23, 2012Program has now funded more than 100 projects since 2009.
CourseRoad, Dormbase win 2012 iCampus Student Prizes
May 23, 2012CourseRoad named grand prize winner; Dormbase named runner-up
CloudTop takes top $100K competition prize
May 17, 2012A record 215 teams competed in this year’s business plan competition.
Inventor honored for bridging innovation and humanitarianism to help millions globally live safer lives
May 2, 2012Dr. Ashok Gadgil Receives $100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Global Innovation for Scientific Solutions to the Global Water Crisis, and Energy and Fuel Efficiency
The robot revolution is just beginning
April 23, 2012Rodney Brooks outlines his vision of the future to student entrepreneurs.