Fighting cancer with the power of immunity

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:15am

Professor Darrell Irvine was a senior author alongside Dane Wittrup for a study published to the online edition of Nature Medicine on Oct. 24. 

"Harnessing the body’s own immune system to destroy tumors is a tantalizing prospect that has yet to realize its full potential. However...

Yet-Ming Chiang to speak at Da Vinci lecture

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 10:45am

On Friday, October 28, Professor Yet-Ming Chiang will be giving a Leonardo Da Vinci lecture titled From Lab Bench to Marketplace: Commercializing Materials Technologies. The Leonardo Da Vinci lecture, which occurs during a dinner meeting, is hosted by Tau Beta Pi.

"MIT faculty members and...

Don Sadoway talking about lithium batteries with On Point NPR

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 10:30am

Don Sadoway was recently invited to speak with NPR's On Point about lithium batteries. 

"When it comes to smartphone batteries, most of us just want them smaller and stronger. Then Samsung’s phone batteries start bursting into flame and get our attention. Lithium batteries – like those in...

Prof Macfarlane Awarded AFOSR Grant

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 9:30am

Congratulations to Professor Rob Macfarlane for being awarded an AFOSR Grant! 

"The Air Force Office of Scientific Research today announced that it will award approximately $20.8 million in grants to 58 scientists and engineers from 41 research institutions and small businesses who...

Jimmy Jia to speak at MIT regarding his new book

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:00am

DMSE alumnus Jimmy Jia will be giving a talk at MIT on October 19 at 5pm in room 3-133 as part of the MIT Energy Club speaker series. Jimmy wrote a book titled "Driven by Demand: How Energy Gets its Power" which is selling now in both paperback and hardback forms.


Daniel Clayman: Transitions

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 12:00pm

Our friends at the MIT Glass Lab are hosting Daniel Clayman for their 2016 Page Hazlegrove Lecture in Glass Art!

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Room 6-120


Advancing manufacturing innovation on campus and online

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 11:30am

"MIT researchers and educators have been living up to the university motto of "mens et manus," mind and hand, with a rapidly expanding effort on advanced manufacturing innovation. Several of MIT’s latest efforts in manufacturing research, education, workforce training, and policy are highlighted...

10th Annual MADMEC Competition Results

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:15am

The annual MADMEC competition run by DMSE Senior Lecturer Mike Tarkanian recently finished up its 10th year. Five strong teams competed for cash prizes by inventing new and created solutions to sustainability problems. Team PolyClean won first place for its clear, super hydrophobic coating. ...

New kind of supercapacitor made without carbon

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:45am

Professor Yang Shao-Horn co-authored a paper recently published by Nature Materials regarding supercapacitors that do not rely on carbon. This story was also featured on the MIT Home Page! 

"Energy storage devices called supercapacitors have become a hot area of research, in part...

Batteries power clean energy transformation

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 2:00pm

Professors Yet-Ming Chiang and Yang Shao-Horn will be invited speakers at this year's Materials Processing Center symposium, Tuesday, October 18th.

You can register for the symposium and Poster...