New materials improve oxygen catalysis
September 17, 2013Highly active catalysts could be key to improved energy storage in fuel cells and advanced batteries.
Solar-cell manufacturing costs: innovation could level the field
September 5, 2013Study shows that factors other than wages dominate trends in photovoltaic costs, raising the prospect of competitive manufacturing anywhere.
Three from MIT receive AMSE awards
August 27, 2013Mechanical engineering faculty recognized at ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences
Lemelson-MIT Program awards Jerome Lemelson Fellowship
August 27, 2013Course 2 graduate Alfonso Perez receives funds to study in MIT's Master of Engineering in Manufacturing (MEngM) program
Dental scanner allows researcher to sink his teeth into entrepreneurship
August 20, 2013Novel 3-D oral scanner, developed by MIT professor Douglas Hart and then sold to 3M, is helping dentists go digital.
Ocean engineering students set stage for a smarter fleet
August 14, 2013New data redefines the operational profile for class of U.S. Navy ships
Targeting product design for the developing world
August 11, 2013The key, MIT study finds, is designing products that make money for the microentrepreneur.
Varanasi Lab postdoc Anand wins Branco Weiss Fellowship
July 24, 2013
Better droplet condensation could boost power efficiency
June 21, 2013Improved system for power plants uses oil-infused condenser surface to improve heat-transfer properties.
Ferroelectric-graphene-based system could lead to improved information processing
June 20, 2013New system uses two-dimensional structures to guide plasmonic waves at ultrashort wavelength, offering a new platform for memory and computer chips.
Local fifth graders explore mathematics with MIT graduate students
May 28, 2013MITxplore, a free after-school math program, transforms math into an adventure.