DMSE News

Mystery solved: Why seashells’ mineral forms differently in seawater
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:48pm
Century-old riddle about aragonite formation is unraveled by scientists’ atomistic simulation. Learn more from the MIT News Office.   Two different forms of calcium carbonate have identical chemical...
Fibers made by transforming materials
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 5:05pm
New approach could enable low-cost silicon devices in fibers that could be made into fabrics. See the full story at the MIT News Office.
New faculty
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 4:43pm
Please welcome our newest faculty members: Juejun (JJ) Hu joined the faculty in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in January 2015 as an assistant professor and as the Merton C....
Water Night
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 2:30pm
CALL FOR POSTERS - The 3nd Annual MIT Water Night The MIT Water Club invites all MIT affiliates to present their research posters at Water Night 2015. This flagship research showcase aims to provide...
New DMSE Staff
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 9:21am
Please welcome Adam Shervanian, DMSE Facilties Manager, and James Hunter, Technical Instructor. Adam is new to the MIT campus after spending the last two years managing facilities for CBRE. Prior to...
MIT Polymer Day 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 4:51pm
Invitation to MIT Polymer Day 2015 Students and post-docs are invited to the upcoming 2015 MIT Polymer Day Symposium! This forum will showcase the wide variety of polymer-related research in MIT...
New way to model sickle cell behavior
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:39am
Microfluidic device allows researchers to predict behavior of patients’ blood cells. See the MIT News Office for more.
New fibers can deliver many simultaneous stimuli
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 4:44pm
Implanted into the brain or spinal column, they can transmit drugs, light, and electrical signals. See the MIT News Office for the full story.
Three from DMSE named to Forbes 30 Under 30
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 11:09am
Each year, Forbes magazine compiles lists of 30 young innovators under 30 years of age, in 20 different fields. We are incredibly proud that three of our recent alumni are included in this year's...
Spin Designers: a New Year of Spintronic Research
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 4:41pm
Computers are basically machines that process information in the form of electronic zeros and ones. But two DMSE faculty members are trying to change that. Caroline Ross, Toyota Professor of...
2-D quantum materials for nanoelectronics
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 9:32am
MIT team provides theoretical roadmap to making 2-D electronics with novel properties. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
Controlling a material with voltage
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 4:46pm
A new way of switching the magnetic properties of a material using just a small applied voltage, developed by researchers at MIT and collaborators elsewhere, could signal the beginning of a new...
3.086x Innovation and Commercialization, MITx offering, enrollment is open
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 2:26pm
This MITx class on Innovation and Commercialization is taught by distinguished practicing innovators who debunk the concept of innovation as a linear process, from research to development to product...
MIT announces Bose Research Grants
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 9:01am
Five innovative, high-risk projects launch with support from Professor Amar G Bose Research Grants. On one of these projects, Professor Jeffrey Grossman and Nicola Ferralis, a research scientist in...
IAP 2015 listing now available
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 4:43pm
IAP offerings are always diverse — in 2015, there will be opportunities to learn  Adventures in Scanning Electron Microscopy  ENAMELING COURSE  Engaging Our Future Scientists  Hands-on...
Professor Michael Demkowicz--Board of Journal of Nuclear Materials
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:48am
Professor Michael Demkowicz has been appointed to the Advisory Editorial Board for the Journal of Nuclear Materials. More information on the Journal of Nuclear Materials can be found here.
Metal-coordination: using more of nature’s tricks to assemble new soft materials
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 3:40pm
MMEC SEMINAR SERIES Mechanics: Modelling, Experimentation, Computation Tuesdays @ 4:00pm – Room 3-370   Tuesday, November 04, 2014 Metal-coordination: using more of nature’s tricks to assemble new...
Better chemotherapy through targeted delivery
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 4:18pm
Every year, about 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with brain tumors that have spread from elsewhere in the body. These tumors, known as metastases, are usually treated with surgery followed by...
Nanoscale work yields big results
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 2:45pm
Silvija Gradečak’s nanoscale work creates big-scale results that could transform energy production, storage, and lighting. See MIT Spectrum for more. Photo illustration: Len Rubenstein
Microscopic walkers find their way across cell surfaces
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 4:14pm
Technology could provide a way to deliver probes or drugs to cell structures without outside guidance. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
Shape-memory materials used to treat disease
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 8:43am
The millions of people worldwide who suffer from the painful bladder disease known as interstitial cystitis (IC) may soon have a better, long-term treatment option, thanks to a controlled-release,...
Faculty openings in DMSE
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:05am
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) seeks candidates for two open tenure-track faculty positions to begin July 2015 or thereafter. Appointments would be at the assistant or...
New understanding of metallic nanoparticles
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 10:03am
Solid nanoparticles can deform like a liquid; unexpected finding shows tiny particles keep their internal crystal structure while flexing like droplets. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
New technique allows scientists to identify populations of rare stem cells in bone marrow
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 11:26am
In a new study that should make it easier to develop such stem-cell-based therapies, a team of researchers from MIT and the Singapore-MIT Alliance in Research and Technology (SMART) has identified...
Faculty Highlight: Michael Rubner
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 4:45pm
Professor Rubner has long collaborated with Professor Robert Cohen of Chemical Engineering. Their work has yielded anti-fog coatings as well as synthetic "backpacks" for living cells. See the MIT...

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