|Researchers Extend High Resolution Lithography Capabilities with Breakthrough Block Copolymer Self-Assembly Pattern Research
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 4:26pm
New Effort Promises to Help Advance Moore’s Law at Sub-20 Nanometer Resolution and Decrease Cost of Manufacturing Semiconductor Components RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Feb. 26, 2014) – MIT...
|MIT and DMSE rated first by QS World University Rankings
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 8:56am
We're pleased and honored that QS World University Rankings has again rated our program first world-wide. For the third edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, 3,002 universities were...
|DMSE student is Hertz finalist
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 11:59am
Sam Shames, '14, is one of 50 finalists for a Hertz Fellowship. The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation awards fellowships annually for graduate education award in the applied physical, biological and...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 9:13am
Professor Darrell Irvine has published research on new vaccines that catch a ride to immune cell depots in order to help fight cancer and HIV. See the MIT News Office for the full story.
|A brighter future for filtered seawater
Friday, February 14, 2014 - 4:30pm
MIT researchers evaluate graphene’s potential for making desalination economically viable. See more of MITEI's story on the MIT News Office site.
|Undergrad profile: Minh Dinh
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 3:35pm
Undergrad Minh Dinh’s love of learning, materials, and programming leads him to research group role Minh Dinh has always had a love of learning; it got a big boost when he was attending high school...
|New discoveries in how immune system fights malaria
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 4:51pm
Study reveals immune cells that are critical to combating the parasite in early stages of infection. See the MIT News Office for the full story.
|Disordered materials hold promise for better batteries
Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 5:09pm
MIT researchers find that contrary to conventional wisdom, cathodes made of disordered lithium compounds can perform better than perfectly ordered ones. See the MIT News Office for the full story...
|Colleen Loynachan named a Marshall Scholar
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 4:15pm
Colleen Loynachan is one of the 4 MIT seniors who are among the new winners nationwide of prestigious Marshall Scholarships, which support two years of graduate study in the United Kingdom. Colleen...
|DMSE Faculty Search
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 - 1:57pm
The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) seeks candidates for two open tenure-track faculty positions to begin July 2014 or thereafter. Appointments would be at the assistant or...
|Making Stuff series continues on NOVA, PBS
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 4:07pm
PBS continues its series Making Stuff on NOVA. Professor Angela Belcher was interviewed for the episode to air on October 23. Tune in and check it out! Also, read about Prof. Belcher's work in...
|Wristify wins first place in 2013 MADMEC
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 5:24pm
Congratulations to Wristify, GeckoLight, and PolySolar! MADMEC is a competition for student teams to design and build prototypes that solve a sustainability problem using materials science. First...
|Deshpande Center Announces Awards
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 10:01am
The Deshpande Center for Technological Innovation has announced its Fall 2013 research grants. $949,764 will be awarded to a dozen MIT teams working on early-stage technology in areas including...
|New discovery may lead to self-healing materials
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 3:08pm
An unexpected result shows that in some cases, pulling apart makes cracks in metal fuse together. See the full story at the MIT News Office.
|Research Spotlight: Caroline Ross
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 3:01pm
Our friends in MPC have profiled Professor Ross and her work on new techniques for combining complex oxide thin films promise electrical control of magnetic properties for data storage and computing...
|Probing the surface of pyrite
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 1:00pm
Common mineral gets first detailed examination of its surface electronic properties, thanks to team of MIT researchers. See the MIT News Office for the full story. Graduate student F. William...
|How to make ceramics that bend without breaking
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 4:57pm
New materials developed at MIT could lead to actuators on a chip and self-deploying medical devices. See the MIT News Office for the full story.
|Nanoparticle vaccine offers better protection
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 4:55pm
Particles that deliver vaccines directly to mucosal surfaces could defend against many infectious diseases. See the News Office for the full story.
|Prof. Robert E. Ogilvie, 1923-2013, Memorial Service Sept. 28
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 11:52am
Robert E. Ogilvie, Professor Emeritus of Metallurgy in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, passed away after brief illness on September 3. A memorial will be held at the MIT Chapel...
|DMSE faculty participate in t=0
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 3:51pm
t=0 is a concentrated week jam-packed with innovation and entrepreneurship, hosted by The Martin Center for Entrepreneurship at MIT. t=0, which stands for “the time is now”, was inspired by MIT...
|Global Founders Skills Accelerator uses the LEM
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 3:40pm
Over the summer, students in the Global Founders Skills Accelerator Program used facilties across campus, including the Lab for Engineering Materials in Building 4. The News Office wrote about their...
|New materials improve oxygen catalysis
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 3:24pm
Professor Yang Shao-Horn performs research that will lead to new catalyzing materials for batteries. See the News Office for a recent story.
|Tree Mob at Arnold Arboretum
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 2:11pm
Professor Lorna Gibson will present a short talk about the properties of cattail leaves at the Arnold Arboretum on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 5:30. All are welcome.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 4:49pm
Materials Science Solutions for Sustainability All are invited to the Chipman Room, 6-104, at 5:00 on Wednesday, August 21. This year's MADMEC teams will present their work so far and show their...
|Dr. Michael J. Wargo, ScD '82, 1951-2013
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 10:14am
We were very sorry to learn of the passing of Mike Wargo, SB '73 EAPS, ScD '82 DMSE, on August 4. Mike was a very good friend and ardent supporter of DMSE, from the time of his doctoral work with...