MIT researchers have identified the proper temperature and chemical mixture to selectively separate pure copper and other metallic trace elements from sulfur-based minerals using molten electrolysis.
School of Engineering awards for 2017
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
Lorna Gibson, the Matoula S. Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and a professor of mechanical engineering, won the Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching, given to a faculty member whose contributions have been characterized by dedication, care, and creativity.
3.70/3.18 class, Materials Science & Engineering of Clean Energy Technology
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 1:45pm
3.70/3.18 class, Materials Science & Engineering of Clean Energy Technology, will be presenting their projects as one-slide pitches and posters. This grad/undergrad class is part of the new
MADMEC Proposal Deadline
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 1:15pm
The 2017 MADMEC Proposal Deadline is May 31, 2017.
High-temperature devices made from films that bend as they “breathe”
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:15am
Carrying out maintenance tasks inside a nuclear plant puts severe strains on equipment, due to extreme temperatures that are hard for components to endure without degrading.
MRS Spring 2017 Gold Medal awarded to Qiyang Lu
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 11:45am
Qiyang Lu, a 5th year PhD student at DMSE in Bilge Yildiz group got a gold award at the MRS Spring meeting last week. Congratulations!
Materials Day Recap
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:30pm
Our friends at the Materials Processing Center recently held their annual Materials Day event. As part of the day of events, several DMSE faculty participated in a series of talks about battery challenges. The day also included a Poster Session contest.
MIT-Chile collaboration stresses hands-on projects and teamwork in STEM education
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 2:30pm
DMSE grad student Alexandra Churikova is one of three mentors from MIT helping to guide new teams in Chile preparing for the International Young Physicists' Tournament (IYPT).
10th Annual MADMEC Competition Results
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:15am
The annual MADMEC competition run by DMSE Senior Lecturer Mike Tarkanian recently finished up its 10th year. Five strong teams competed for cash prizes by inventing new and created solutions to sustainability problems. Team PolyClean won first place for its clear, super hydrophobic coating.