Sometimes the quickest path is not a straight line
March 8, 2012New methods and software developed at MIT can predict optimal paths for automated underwater vehicles.
They’re mastering manufacturing
March 1, 2012A distinctive MIT program trains engineers and managers who want to build careers on the leading edge of industrial production.
MIT team promotes prostate cancer prognosis tool
February 14, 2012Group is a semifinalist in MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition
Five MIT engineers named to National Academy of Engineering
February 9, 2012Several Institute alumni also among 66 new members announced today.
How spider webs achieve their strength
February 2, 2012It’s not just the strength of the silk itself, a new study finds; the silk’s way of stretching and the structure of the whole web help it resist damage.
Kaitlyn Nealon named to Capital One Academic All-America Women's Soccer Team
December 1, 2011Sophomore defender becomes fourth player in the history of the women's soccer program to earn honor.
The new NSE strategy
November 29, 2011Strengthens core, opens boundaries; seeks better integration of technical and societal issues.
Living cells say: Can you hear me now?
November 17, 2011Researchers find that cells’ chemical signaling includes a way to tell whether signals are being received or not.
November 8, 2011Advanced mathematical techniques enable AUVs to survey large, complex and cluttered seascapes.
Highly efficient oxygen catalyst found
October 28, 2011New catalyst, made of inexpensive and abundant materials, could prove useful in rechargeable batteries and hydrogen-fuel production.
Where the wind blows
October 25, 2011How far can wind power go toward reducing global carbon emissions from electricity production?
Bristly particles could be boon for powerplants
October 17, 2011Multi-scale material may have applications in heat transfer, potentially helping powerplants be more efficient.