News

MCP Materials Day

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 5:00pm

Our friends at MPC are hosting their annual Materials Day event!

Materials Day features emerging research and applications in materials science and engineering for products and processes across the industrial spectrum. This year's theme is "Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage." A...

Metals Arts Lecture Series: Bob Kramer

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 11:00am

In the 2016 installment of DMSE's Metal Arts Lecture Series, Master bladesmith Bob Kramer will share his relentless quest to forge the perfect knife. Kramer will discuss how his methodically crafted blades combine metallurgy and art effortlessly. Technical discussion of steel alloys, Damascus...

'Mompreneur’ on Today Show for invention, ‘loopit’

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:30am

“When I was in the corporate world,” she explained last week, “I was on the phone 12-15 hours a day, and the tangled knots that my...

Glass Lab Pumpkin Sale

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 2:00pm

Our friends at the Glass Lab will be holding their annual glass pumpkin sale on October 1, 2016! This is the only time of year these pumpkins are sold, and they always sell every...

MADMEC 2016 Finals

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:00am

Materials science can provide solutions for energy storage, building efficiency, transportation, and many other critical needs in today's society. MADMEC invites student teams to develop and build prototypes that address these and more challenges.

Come to 6-...

DUE Education Talk Series: W Craig Carter

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 11:00am

On Wednesday, September 28, the DUE Education Talk Series presents Prof. W Craig Carter and Dr. Kyle Keane, who will be discussing their collaborative effort to build a...

DMSE Ranks #1 for Undergradaute Materials Sceince

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 10:00am

MIT's Undergraduate Engineering program was ranked #1 in the United States! 

"MIT’s School of Engineering has long topped the list of undergraduate engineering programs at a doctoral institution; this year it again occupies the No. 1 spot, followed by Stanford University and the...

New solar cell is more efficient, costs less than its counterparts

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 3:45pm

Exposed in step-like formation, layers of new photovoltaic cell harvest more of sun’s energy. 

The cost of solar power is beginning to reach price parity with cheaper fossil fuel-based electricity in many parts of the world, yet the clean energy source still accounts for just slightly...

MRI-readable cancer sensors

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 11:15am

"MPC-CMSE Summer Scholar Michael Concepción Santana worked in the ...

MIT News Profile: Alfredo Alexander-Katz

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 1:45pm

Professor Alfredo Alexander-Katz was recently profiled by MIT News and featured on the MIT homepage! You can read a little about his path to MIT, as well as his past and current research by checking out the MIT News...