Schuh appointed head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
September 26, 2011Replaces interim department head Carl Thompson.
LGBT content and video games: MIT lab tackles the issue
September 22, 2011Popular games still haven’t shown they can handle lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender representations. Research at the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab wants to change that.
Said and Done for September 2011
September 15, 2011The humanities, arts and social sciences monthly digest
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Boston Harbor Islands environmental monitoring effort aided by MIT Sea Grant interns
September 9, 2011Elledge and Matthews collect and contribute to larger effort to observe and define changes on the islands' shores.
Andrew Lo joins CSAIL
August 30, 2011Economist hopes to merge the fields of computer science and artificial intelligence with research on financial markets and risk.
Said and Done
August 16, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for July/August 2011.
Institute Archives closed to research use Aug. 22 through Sept.9
August 12, 2011Assistance will still be available online and by phone
MIT Lincoln Laboratory wins four 2011 R&D 100 Awards
August 9, 2011Awards recognize innovations in imaging technology, radar sensors, computing and biology.
President Hockfield stresses innovation in speech to U.S. governors
July 15, 2011‘Lasting economic growth emerges from the most advanced science, mathematics and technology,’ she says.
MIT part of $18.5 million effort to create mind-machine interface
July 14, 2011New multi-institution center will work on robotic interaction with nervous system
MIT tops engineering and technology world rankings
July 6, 2011Institute ranks first on list in six categories
Said and Done
July 4, 2011Humanities, arts and social sciences digest for June 2011
MIT strengthens ties with France for energy research
June 30, 2011France-MIT Forum on Energy unveils new joint laboratory, explores other potential collaborations.
De Weck and co-authors win best paper award
June 17, 2011Research grew out of multi-year collaboration between MIT and Xerox