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Fostering U.S.-Russia energy innovation

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 3:00pm

Skoltech Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage brings together researchers from MIT and two Russian institutes to develop advanced batteries and fuel cells.

MADMEC 2015 kick-off event

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 1:30pm

Please join us Tuesday April 21st at noon in the Chipman Room (6-104) for the 9th Annual MADMEC Kickoff.  

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Renovation of the Materials Processing Lab and the Ceramics and Glass Lab

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 9:15am

“Technology and innovation” at MIT bring to mind nanoscale and computational research in energy and medicine, software development, on-line teaching, and many other novel concepts that are very small or even invisible to the human eye. But they also represent inventions and creations that are at...

Using sound waves to detect rare cancer cells

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 4:15pm

Cancer cells often break free from their original locations and circulate through the bloodstream, allowing them to form new tumors elsewhere in the body. Detecting these cells could give doctors a new way to predict whether patients’ tumors will metastasize, or monitor how they are responding...

3.15x starts April 8

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 10:30am

Electrical, Optical, and Magnetic Materials and Devices

In 3.15x we will explore the electrical, optical, and magnetic properties of materials and learn how electronic devices are designed to exploit these properties.

About this Course

This course...

MIT student participates in own cancer diagnosis and treatment

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 9:30am

Steven Keating, currently a student in Mechanical Engineering and the Media Lab, participated in a 2007 research study that included MRI scans of his brain; a small abnormality was seen, and he was advised to have it evaluated in a few years. When he developed symptoms in 2014, he requested an...

Renovation of DMSE Hands-On Labs to be celebrated April 13

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 11:00am

MIT and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering cordially invite you to celebrate the dedication of

The Merton C. Flemings Materials Processing Laboratory

and

The W. David Kingery Ceramics & Glass Lab

April...

2015 Medallion making begins

Friday, March 20, 2015 - 11:15am

Each year, DMSE gives its graduating students (grad and undergrads) a cast bronze medallion of the MIT seal. These medallions are  entirely prepared, cast, and finished by students in the DMSE Foundry using the lost wax/investment casting process. All are welcome to help, no experience is...

Faculty Highlight: Krystyn Van Vliet

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 8:00pm

With joint appointments in the departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Biological Engineering, MIT Associate Professor Krystyn J...

Professor Gibson named a MacVicar Fellow

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 8:00pm

Four MIT professors have been named 2015 MacVicar Faculty Fellows, awarded for exceptional undergraduate teaching, mentoring, and educational innovation.

This year’s honorees are Arthur Bahr, the Alfred Henry and Jean Morrison Hayes Career Development Associate Professor of Literature;...