Materials Science and Engineering
NSE undergrad Minh Dinh’s love of learning, materials, and programming leads him to research group role
February 12, 2014
Materials database proves its mettle with new discoveries
February 4, 2014Project provides a systematic way of exploring the vast realm of unfamiliar materials.
Seeing beauty in a materials science world
January 15, 2014Marshall Scholar Colleen Loynachan tackles materials science problems with a photographer’s perspective.
Disordered materials hold promise for better batteries
January 9, 2014MIT researchers find that contrary to conventional wisdom, cathodes made of disordered lithium compounds can perform better than perfectly ordered ones.
MIT research in concrete gets funding boost
December 17, 2013The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub seeks to advance the scientific basis for evaluating the environmental impact of concrete.
Silvija Gradečak seeks to better the world through new materials
December 6, 2013Looking for better materials for solar cells, LEDs, and other technology, one molecule at a time.
‘Cool’ invention wins first place at MADMEC
October 16, 2013Thermoelectric bracelet that helps people maintain a comfortable body temperature takes home $10,000 from MIT’s annual materials-science design competition.
Faculty Highlight: Caroline Ross
September 27, 2013New techniques for combining complex oxide thin films promise electrical control of magnetic properties for data storage and computing.
Robert E. Ogilvie, DMSE professor emeritus, dies at 89
September 25, 2013
New materials improve oxygen catalysis
September 17, 2013Highly active catalysts could be key to improved energy storage in fuel cells and advanced batteries.