MIT lab shows off smart threads that can send messages, change color
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:00am
“Fabric is the new software,” said Yoel Fink, an MIT professor of materials science and chief executive of Advanced Functional Fabrics of America.
AFFOA launches state-of-the-art facility for protoyping advanced fabrics
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 11:00am
Just over a year after its funding award, a new center for the development and commercialization of advanced fabrics is officially opening its headquarters today in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and will be unveiling the first two advanced fabric products to be commercialized from the center’s work.
MIT researchers have developed a liquid thermoelectric device with a molten compound of tin and sulfur that can efficiently convert waste heat to electricity, opening the way to affordably transforming waste heat to power at high temperatures.
Making Medallions at MIT
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 1:30pm
While MIT seniors are preparing to receive their diplomas, DMSE seniors are preparing to receive an additional graduation gift.
Sadoway named AIST John Elliott Lecturer
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 1:45pm
Don Sadoway was honored with the John F. Elliott Lectureship Award by the Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) at AISTech2017.
Study offers guidance for targeting residual ovarian tumors
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:30am
A new study conducted by Michael Cima explores ways to improve chemotherapy strategies for ovarian cancer, and how to determine which patients would be most likely to benefit from a new implantable device that could make intraperitoneal chemotherapy more bearable.
Nano-Scale 'Dream Team': 3 MIT Professors Use Tiniest Of Tools Against Cancer
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 11:30am
Professor Angela Belcher was on WBUR's Morning Edition earlier this week to talk about her dynamic collaboration with Sangeeta Bhatia and Paula Hammond in creating cancer theranostics from nanomaterials.
Making brain implants smaller could prolong their lifespan
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 10:00am
Michael Cima has a new paper on brain implants and gliosis, which is scarring produced by the implant. This kind of implant is used for deep brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s disease, among other uses, but about half of them fail within six months due to gliosis.
2017 Faculty Promotions
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
Several DMSE faculty promotions will be taking effect starting July 1, 2017.
Congratulations to: Polina Anikeeva, Antoine Allanore, Niels Holten-Andersen, and Silvija Gradecak for their promotions this year!
Designing resettable metallic materials through multi-field mapping