SuperUROP raises bar for undergraduate research and innovation
October 18, 2013EECS September kickoff reception features guest speakers Susan Hockfield and Ray Stata
Taking a new look at subway map design
October 4, 2013CSAIL researchers are using a computational model that better understands peripheral vision to test the usability of MBTA subway maps.
MIT ranks fifth in latest Times Higher Education rankings
October 2, 2013Institute places No. 1 in the discipline ranking of engineering and technology.
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.
Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback
October 1, 2013
With NIH grant, Kay Tye will take on obesity
September 30, 2013The MIT professor has earned a 2013 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to further her obesity research.
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.
CEHS calls for pilot project proposals in basic and translational research
September 20, 2013
Controlling the growth of semiconducting nanowires
September 13, 2013MIT doctoral candidate Sam Crawford has contributed to fundamental understanding of growth processes using metal seed particles.
Three from MIT receive AMSE awards
August 27, 2013Mechanical engineering faculty recognized at ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences
MIT launches the Center for Neurobiological Engineering
August 26, 2013Establishing a neuroengineering community that can set new research directions and address emerging issues in brain science.
Four from MIT named to ‘AI’s 10 to Watch’ list
August 9, 2013Ranking celebrates rising researchers in the field of artificial intelligence
From theory to practice
August 6, 2013PhD student Kuang Xu has found a way to apply predictive modeling to improve emergency-room wait times.
Tuning metal-oxygen bond strength
August 5, 2013Controlling spin state through strain could lead to better cathodes for solid oxide fuel cells
Researchers develop new method for understanding network connections
August 2, 2013Technique could be applied to the study of disease, social networks and other diverse fields.
Access to library materials from Borrow Direct universities expands
August 1, 2013With the addition of the University of Chicago, the MIT community will have access to more than 50 million volumes from nine university libraries