MIT Researchers use computational tools to produce performance-based design
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - 8:00pm
Working with Prof. W. Craig Carter, Neri Oxman is designing art and architecture that draws from the way nature works. Based on natural materials as diverse as bone and butterfly wings, her objects combine strength and flexibility.
DMSE professors publish research on snail shells
Monday, January 18, 2010 - 7:00pm
New insights about a tiny snail that lives on the ocean floor could help scientists design better armor for soldiers and vehicles, according to Professors Christine Ortiz and Subra Suresh. See the MIT News Office for more.
Lunch and Lecture, April 14, Prof. Darrell Irvine
Sunday, April 11, 2010 - 8:00pm
Combining cell therapy and nanoparticle drug delivery: Chemical cell surface engineering on live cells using nanoparticles Darrell J. Irvine, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering & Biological Engineering
Wednesday, April 14
Prof. Christine Ortiz interviewed by Spectrum
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 - 8:00pm
See the Spring 2010 Spectrum to learn more about work performed by Prof. Christine Ortiz that may help engineers create the body armor of the future.
Prof. Angela Belcher uses viruses in manufacturing
Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 8:00pm
The BBC profiled Prof. Belcher's research and its implications for manufacturing, energy, and medicine.
Businessweek profiles Prof. Angela Belcher
Friday, February 17, 2012 - 7:00pm
Learn more about Professor Angela Belcher's research interests, which started with abalone and progressed to solar cells, from this Businessweek article.
Physics of Living Systems Group
Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 8:00pm
A common set of ideas and approaches brought together a trio of MIT professors and their research teams to form the Physics of Living Systems group, which opened a new lab and offices mid-April at 400 Technology Square, sixth floor.
Studying bamboo structure
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 8:00pm
Professor Lorna Gibson and her colleagues study bamboo for engineered building material, similar to plywood. See the News Office for the full story.