ACerS Award

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 11:00am

Prof. Harry Tuller has been elected Distinguished Life Member of the American Ceramic Society. This distinction is the Society’s most prestigious level of membership and is awarded in recognition of a member’s contribution to the ceramics profession. The Constitution of the...

Making electronics out of coal

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:00am

"Jeffrey Grossman thinks we’ve been looking at coal all wrong. Instead of just...

Chen Wang from Course 3 helps team Tactile secure victory in IDEAS Competition

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 2:00pm

In an effort to make written text more accessible to the visually impaired, Tactile...

Unexpected long-range particle interactions

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 3:15pm

Moving bodies can be attracted to each other, even when they’re quite far apart and separated by many other objects: That, in a nutshell, is the somewhat unexpected finding by a team of researchers at MIT.

Scientists have known for a long time that small particles of matter, from the size...

POWDERMET 2016 -- Free Registration for Students!

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 2:00pm

All engineering students...

New collaboration to accelerate innovations in fibers and fabrics

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 4:30pm

An independent nonprofit founded by MIT has been selected to run a new, $317 million public-private partnership announced today by Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter.

The partnership, named the Advanced Functional Fibers of America (AFFOA) Institute, has won a national competition for...

New chemistries found for liquid batteries

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 11:00am

"The latest findings are reported in the journal Nature Communications, in a paper...

Gene Fitzgerald Cornell Alum honor

Friday, March 25, 2016 - 3:45pm

The Cornell Department of Materials Science and Engineering has honored Gene Fitzgerald with the Distinguished Alumni Award for 2016, "in recognition of [his...

Collier Medal- Yoel Fink, 2016

Friday, March 25, 2016 - 10:30am


The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is thrilled to congratulate Dr. Yoel Fink for earning the Collier Medal!

Collier Medal 

In honor of Sean Collier's model citizenship that far transcended his work, the Collier Medal will be given to an...

US News and World Report releases graduate program rankings

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 2:45pm

We are honored that our program was again ranked best in the nation by US News and World Report. We are proud that our students and faculty have been recognized...