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 Professor Gus Witt through his research appointments at MIT and up to the present.
Dresselhaus Award announced
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 8:00pm
Professor Polina Anikeeva has been selected to receive the inaugural award from the MIT Mildred S. Dresselhaus Fund.
Maximizing oxygen reduction
Monday, July 22, 2013 - 8:00pm
Kelsey Stoerzinger, a materials science graduate student who is working with MIT Professor
Commencement and Hooding photos
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 8:00pm
Congratulations to all our new graduates! Photos from the happy (and soggy) event are posted on our Facebook page.
Study on carbon footprint of shoe industry
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 8:00pm
A typical pair of running shoes generates 30 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, equivalent to keeping a 100-watt light bulb on for one week, according to a new MIT-led lifecycle assessment. But what’s surprising to researchers isn’t the size of a shoe’s carbon footprint, but where the majority o
Blacksmithing at MIT
Monday, May 6, 2013 - 8:00pm
Blacksmithing has been a part of Course III activities since MIT began; the MIT Alumni Association interviews Mike Tarkanian about how blacksmithing is incorporated into the Cour
Wristify wins first place in 2013 MADMEC
Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 8:00pm
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.
Great Glass Pumpkin Patch
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 8:00pm
The Great Glass Pumpkin Patch @ MIT is an annual installation of over 2,000 handblown glass pumpkins, created by artists from the MIT Glass Lab.
Structure Summer 2014 is available
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 8:00pm
The Summer 2014 issue of Structure, DMSE's newsletter for alumni and friends, is available.
Acclaimed cellist Carlos Prieto ’58 receives Muh Alumni Award
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 8:00pm
Award honors MIT alumni achievements in the humanities, arts, and social sciences. On May 6, Prieto will give the Muh Award lecture, "The Adventures of a Cello," at MIT and perform an excerpt from J.S. Bach's Cello Suite No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1009.