Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)
Moving microfluidics from the lab bench to the factory floor
March 28, 2012The Center for Polymer Microfabrication designs manufacturing processes for a new generation of diagnostic tools.
IDEAS Global Challenge team profile: Recovers.org
February 24, 2012Out of a crisis that struck close to home, sisters develop innovative disaster relief solution.
MITx prototype course opens for enrollment
February 13, 2012Online-learning initiative’s first offering, ‘6.002x: Circuits and Electronics,’ accepting registrants now.
Cuthbert receives $500,000 Digging into Data grant
February 10, 2012Will support innovative musicology research
Education, empowerment and enlightenment through guided disassembly of your broken stuff
February 7, 2012Peter Mui ’82 holds Fixit Clinic XVIII at the MIT Edgerton Center.
Said and Done for January 2012
January 26, 2012The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest.
Survey: Young Americans recognize the impact of innovation on U.S. economy and personal lives
January 25, 2012Lemelson-MIT Invention Index reveals barriers and drivers to becoming U.S. inventors.
How to kick-start new energy technologies
December 22, 2011Three-year study produces proposals for boosting energy innovation to meet growing demand, curb global warming.
Need a new material? New tool can help
December 20, 2011Exhaustive reference system and interactive toolkit could revolutionize materials research, potentially enabling new types of manufacturing.
DARPA administrators: Just make it
December 14, 2011Agency Director Regina Dugan and Deputy Director Ken Gabriel speak about revitalizing U.S. manufacturing.
Chu: New materials could be transformative
December 1, 2011Citing historical examples, U.S. secretary of energy argues that the nation can still regain its manufacturing leadership.
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.
Important step toward computing with light
November 23, 2011Research at MIT produces long-sought component to allow complete optical circuits on silicon chips.
Martin (1958) Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship dedicated
November 22, 2011Newly named and redesigned center to foster entrepreneurship at the school and around the world
2011–2012 Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams selected from national pool of applicants
October 19, 2011High school teams awarded $10,000 grants to bring inspirational invention ideas to life.
Bristly particles could be boon for powerplants
October 16, 2011Multi-scale material may have applications in heat transfer, potentially helping powerplants be more efficient.