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.
Elsa Olivetti named to the Atlantic Richfield Career Development Professorship
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 11:00am
Elsa Olivetti has been named to the Atlantic Richfield Career Development Professorship. Professor Olivetti joined DMSE in 2014 as a tenure-track faculty member at the assistant professor level.
Krystyn Van Vliet named the Michael (1949) and Sonja Koerner Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:15am
Krystyn J. Van Vliet was recently named the Michael (1949) and Sonja Koerner Professor of Materials Science and Engineering.