Yoel Fink PhD ’00, a professor of materials science and a MacVicar Faculty Fellow, has been named the next director of MIT’s Research Laboratory of Electronics. Learn more from the MIT News Office.
A new approach to scratch resistance
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 8:00pm
Analysis by Meng Qu, a postdoc in MIT's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Prof. Krystyn Van Vliet, and several researchers at DuPont Nanocomposite Technologies in Delaware could lead to improved coatings using polymer-based nanocomposite materials.
MIT Research in 3-D Printing
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 8:00pm
MIT research continues to push the boundaries of the burgeoning technology of 3-D printing. Professors Michael Cima and Sam Allen were early researchers in the area, helping develop a technology that is now almost commonplace.
Anne M. Mayes Celebration, Oct. 29
Monday, October 3, 2011 - 8:00pm
Celebrating the Life and Science of Professor Anne Mayes
Saturday, October 29th, 2011
at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
For details, please contact Rachel Kemper, 617-253-6936
MIT Energy Club Events
Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 8:00pm
DMSE student elected GSC president
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 8:00pm
Brian Spatocco has been elected President of MIT's Graduate Student Council for 2012-13. Please congratulate him on this honor; we're proud that he has been recognized with this leadership position.
MIT researchers publish study on aluminum recycling
Monday, March 5, 2012 - 7:00pm
Randy Kirchain, PhD 1999, and Elsa Oiivetti, PhD 2007, have published a new study that examines ways to prevent accumulation of impurities in recycling aluminum.
New uses for flexible fibers
Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 8:00pm
Professor Yoel Fink and his collaborators recently developed a fiber that contains channels of liquid crystals, transmitting light.
Microchips’ optical future
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 7:00pm
To keep energy consumption under control, future chips may need to move data using light instead of electricity — and the technical expertise to build them may reside in the United States.
MIT News Office profiles Prof. Van Vliet
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 8:00pm
Exploring the inner workings of materials: From concrete to cancer cells, Van Vliet brings an engineer’s mindset to the study of biology and materials.