DMSE News

Faculty Highlight: Krystyn Van Vliet
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 3:33pm
With joint appointments in the departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Biological Engineering, MIT Associate Professor Krystyn J. Van Vliet brings a materials scientist's understanding...
Professor Gibson named a MacVicar Fellow
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 9:00am
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...
Magnetic brain stimulation
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:49pm
New technique could lead to long-lasting localized stimulation of brain tissue without external connections. Read the Science story or learn more from the MIT News Office. This video shows a calcium...
Professor Darrell Irvine named AIMBE Fellow
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 4:45pm
Darrell J Irvine To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending...
US News and World Report Grad Rankings Released
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 4:21pm
We are very proud to again be ranked first in US News and World Report materials engineering graduate programs. See the list; learn more about this year's rankings from the MIT News Office.
New analysis shows ion slowdown in fuel cell material
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 3:52pm
Dislocations in oxides seen as promising electrolytes create a “traffic jam” for charged ions. Learn more from the MIT News Office. Simulations show the effects of dislocations in cerium dioxide on...
Mystery solved: Why seashells’ mineral forms differently in seawater
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 4:48pm
Century-old riddle about aragonite formation is unraveled by scientists’ atomistic simulation. Learn more from the MIT News Office.   Two different forms of calcium carbonate have identical chemical...
Fibers made by transforming materials
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 5:05pm
New approach could enable low-cost silicon devices in fibers that could be made into fabrics. See the full story at the MIT News Office.
New faculty
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 4:43pm
Please welcome our newest faculty members: Juejun (JJ) Hu joined the faculty in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in January 2015 as an assistant professor and as the Merton C....
Water Night
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 2:30pm
CALL FOR POSTERS - The 3nd Annual MIT Water Night The MIT Water Club invites all MIT affiliates to present their research posters at Water Night 2015. This flagship research showcase aims to provide...
New DMSE Staff
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 9:21am
Please welcome Adam Shervanian, DMSE Facilties Manager, and James Hunter, Technical Instructor. Adam is new to the MIT campus after spending the last two years managing facilities for CBRE. Prior to...
MIT Polymer Day 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 4:51pm
Invitation to MIT Polymer Day 2015 Students and post-docs are invited to the upcoming 2015 MIT Polymer Day Symposium! This forum will showcase the wide variety of polymer-related research in MIT...
New way to model sickle cell behavior
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:39am
Microfluidic device allows researchers to predict behavior of patients’ blood cells. See the MIT News Office for more.
New fibers can deliver many simultaneous stimuli
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 4:44pm
Implanted into the brain or spinal column, they can transmit drugs, light, and electrical signals. See the MIT News Office for the full story.
Three from DMSE named to Forbes 30 Under 30
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 11:09am
Each year, Forbes magazine compiles lists of 30 young innovators under 30 years of age, in 20 different fields. We are incredibly proud that three of our recent alumni are included in this year's...
Spin Designers: a New Year of Spintronic Research
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 4:41pm
Computers are basically machines that process information in the form of electronic zeros and ones. But two DMSE faculty members are trying to change that. Caroline Ross, Toyota Professor of...
2-D quantum materials for nanoelectronics
Friday, November 21, 2014 - 9:32am
MIT team provides theoretical roadmap to making 2-D electronics with novel properties. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
Controlling a material with voltage
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 4:46pm
A new way of switching the magnetic properties of a material using just a small applied voltage, developed by researchers at MIT and collaborators elsewhere, could signal the beginning of a new...
3.086x Innovation and Commercialization, MITx offering, enrollment is open
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 2:26pm
This MITx class on Innovation and Commercialization is taught by distinguished practicing innovators who debunk the concept of innovation as a linear process, from research to development to product...
MIT announces Bose Research Grants
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 9:01am
Five innovative, high-risk projects launch with support from Professor Amar G Bose Research Grants. On one of these projects, Professor Jeffrey Grossman and Nicola Ferralis, a research scientist in...
IAP 2015 listing now available
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 4:43pm
IAP offerings are always diverse — in 2015, there will be opportunities to learn  Adventures in Scanning Electron Microscopy  ENAMELING COURSE  Engaging Our Future Scientists  Hands-on...
Professor Michael Demkowicz--Board of Journal of Nuclear Materials
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 10:48am
Professor Michael Demkowicz has been appointed to the Advisory Editorial Board for the Journal of Nuclear Materials. More information on the Journal of Nuclear Materials can be found here.
Metal-coordination: using more of nature’s tricks to assemble new soft materials
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 3:40pm
MMEC SEMINAR SERIES Mechanics: Modelling, Experimentation, Computation Tuesdays @ 4:00pm – Room 3-370   Tuesday, November 04, 2014 Metal-coordination: using more of nature’s tricks to assemble new...
Better chemotherapy through targeted delivery
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 4:18pm
Every year, about 100,000 Americans are diagnosed with brain tumors that have spread from elsewhere in the body. These tumors, known as metastases, are usually treated with surgery followed by...
Nanoscale work yields big results
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 2:45pm
Silvija Gradečak’s nanoscale work creates big-scale results that could transform energy production, storage, and lighting. See MIT Spectrum for more. Photo illustration: Len Rubenstein

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