Droplets break a theoretical time barrier on bouncing
November 20, 2013MIT research could aid ice prevention, wing efficiency, and more.
Better batteries through biology?
November 13, 2013MIT researchers find a way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with the help of modified viruses.
Stephen H. Crandall, professor emeritus in MechE, dies at 92
November 8, 2013Crandall remembered for his pioneering work in the field of solid mechanics and random vibrations.
Students prepare for real-world product development through hands-on collaboration
October 22, 2013
Mission TULiP: A robotic pursuit on the Charles River
October 7, 2013The quest to build fast, cooperating robots that can explore the ocean's dynamic features is happening on the Charles River.
Under the sea
October 1, 2013MIT senior Grace Young’s love of marine robotics will lead her to spend up to a month underwater this semester, collecting data and teaching classes over Skype to help save the oceans.
Buie, Kim receive DARPA Young Faculty Award
September 17, 2013
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.