|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...
|Dresselhaus Award announced
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 11:35am
Professor Polina Anikeeva has been selected to receive the inaugural award from the MIT Mildred S. Dresselhaus Fund. This newly-established award honors Millie and her contributions to MIT and will...
|Maximizing oxygen reduction
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 2:54pm
Kelsey Stoerzinger, a materials science graduate student who is working with MIT Professor Yang Shao-Horn, is producing fundamental insights into the surface chemistry of transition metal oxides in...
|MADMEC Design Challenge 2
Monday, July 22, 2013 - 1:18pm
July 22, 3:00, Killian Court The teams have been given 1 sheet of balsa wood 6"x36"x1/8", 1 sheet 6"x36"x1/4", 2 sheets of 80 grit sandpaper, and 2 sheets of 180 grit sandpaper. Using these...
|Thinner solar panels?
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 9:50am
Until now, solar cell improvements have been in more efficient energy conversion or lowered manufacturing cost, but research from Professor Jeff Grossman and his collaborators may lead to the...
|3.086x Innovation and Commercialization praised by White House
Monday, June 24, 2013 - 3:54pm
An MITx subject has been cited by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy as a key resource for bringing innovation to market. The subject will be offered via edX this September....
|New discoveries in magnetic thin films
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 10:34am
A magnetic phenomenon newly discovered by MIT researchers could lead to much faster, denser, and more energy-efficient chips for memory and computation. See the MIT News Office for the full story.
|Professor Don Sadoway receives honorary doctorate from U of T
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 10:31am
Professor Donald Sadoway is an innovator whose work on energy efficiency has altered the way we approach stationary and portable power sources. Sadoway, who received his bachelor’s, master’s and...
|Commencement and Hooding photos
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 9:50am
Congratulations to all our new graduates! Photos from the happy (and soggy) event are posted on our Facebook page. (A Facebook account is not required to view the photos.)