Krystyn Van Vliet, an MIT professor in the departments of Materials Science and Engineering and Biological Engineering, with wide-ranging interests in research and innovation, has been named as the Institute’s new associate provost. She will assume this role on Sept. 1.
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.
Rob Macfarlane honored with NSF CAREER Award and ACS Unilever Award
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 9:45am
Congratulations to Professor Rob Macfarlane, who was recently named the 2017 Unilever Award Winner for Outstanding Young Investigator in Colloid & Surfactant Science!
After MIT, new officers will serve their country
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
"For Shifflet, who majored in nuclear science and engineering, the assignment marks the first major separation from her twin sister, Monica Shifflet ’17, who studied materials science and engineering. Monica has been assigned to flight school in Pensacola, Florida.
MIT Ranked #1 by QS World Ranking for 2017-18
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
MIT has been ranked as the top university in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings. This marks the sixth straight year in which the Institute has been ranked in the No. 1 position.
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.
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!
J-WAFS awards $1.4 million in third round of seed grant funding
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
Professor Antoine Allanore was awarded an Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab (J-WAFS) seed grant for his project "Affordable Potassium Fertilizer from K Feldspar for Africa."
The “Use it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize rewards students working on technology-based inventions that can improve consumer devices. The winners are:
National Academy of Sciences elects six MIT professors for 2017
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 10:30am
Professor Klavs Jensen is among six MIT Faculty members who have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of their "distinguised and continuing achievements in original research." The group was among 84 new members and 21 new foreign associates elected to the NAS.