MIT Researchers in DMSE and the Institute for Medical Engineering have discovered why biodegradable polymer stents failed over time, hoping to eventually design and evaluate polymer stents more effectively.
Investing in Tech That’s Worth the Wait
Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:15am
Innovations in fields like energy and transportation often take time—and extra support—to develop. The Engine at MIT is helping them make the leap from the lab to the marketplace.
Seeking materials that match the brain
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:00am
Polina Anikeeva was born in Leningrad, USSR, but grew up in St. Petersburg, Russia; the city’s name reverted to its original form after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Professors Belcher and Shao-Horn became members of the National Academy of Engineering
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 2:15pm
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected 83 new members and 16 foreign members, announced NAE President C. D. (Dan) Mote, Jr., today. This brings the total U.S. membership to 2,293 and the number of foreign members to 262.
J-WEL grant award announcement and call for proposals in education innovation
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 2:00pm
The Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab (J-WEL) is a new MIT initiative that promotes excellence and transformation in global education through three collaboratives: pre-K-12 (pK-12), Higher Educati
Jennifer Rupp: Engineering ceramics for renewable energy and information applications
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 1:45pm
Ensuring that her research contributes to society’s well-being is a major driving force for Jennifer Rupp.
Polina Anikeeva awarded 2018 Vilcek Prize
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:00am
Polina Anikeeva has been awarded a 2018 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science. Awarded annually by the Vilcek Foundation, the $50,000 prizes recognize younger immigrants who have demonstrated exceptional promise early in their careers.
A new approach to rechargeable batteries
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 11:45am
A type of battery first invented nearly five decades ago could catapult to the forefront of energy storage technologies, thanks to a new finding by researchers at MIT.
Engineers design artificial synapse for “brain-on-a-chip” hardware
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 11:15am
Researchers in the emerging field of “neuromorphic computing” have attempted to design computer chips that work like the human brain.
Greater Springfield could be home to future laser industry
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 12:30pm
Last month, STCC announced that it is working with MIT on proposing a state-of-the-art photonics "factory" on STCC's campus in Springfield.