Microsystems Technology Laboratories
Research update: Chips with self-assembling rectangles
July 19, 2012New technique allows production of complex microchip structures in one self-assembling step.
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New chip captures power from multiple sources
July 9, 2012System developed at MIT could combine power harvested from light, heat and vibrations to run monitoring systems.
Teaching self-assembling structures a new trick
June 7, 2012MIT researchers produce 3-D configurations that could lead to new microchips and other devices.
L. Rafael Reif selected as MIT’s 17th president
May 16, 2012As provost since 2005, the president-elect has inspired innovation and played a critical role in the financial stewardship of the Institute.
Transistors promise more powerful logic, more logical power
March 7, 2012Research could affect U.S. manufacturing indirectly, by helping introduce products difficult to build elsewhere, and directly, by reducing production costs.
Self-aware computing project named a 'world changing' idea by Scientific American
December 20, 2011Project Angstrom selected by magazine's editors; featured in December issue
Bulović named director of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories
September 28, 2011Assumes role previously held by Chandrakasan.
Chandrakasan named head of electrical engineering and computer science
June 13, 2011Succeeds Grimson as leader of MIT's largest academic department
MLK Leadership Awards honor three individuals, one program
February 11, 2011Recognize service that reflects the civil rights leader’s ideals
February 11, 2010Harvesting electricity from small temperature differences could enable a new generation of electronic devices that don’t need batteries
January 6, 2010Nanowires made of ‘strained silicon’ — silicon whose atoms have been pried slightly apart — show how to keep increases in computer power coming.