Michael J. Cima has been named co-director of the MIT Innovation Initiative and associate dean of innovation for the School of Engineering.
Getting to the heart of carbon nanotube clusters
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 11:00am
Integrating nanoscale fibers such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into commercial applications, from coatings for aircraft wings to heat sinks for mobile computing, requires them to be produced in large scale and at low cost.
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.
Researchers at MIT and several other institutions have developed a method for making photonic devices — similar to electronic devices but based on light rather than electricity — that can bend and stretch without damage.
Hydrogel that extracts uranium from water wins MADMEC
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 4:15pm
An inexpensive hydrogel that can extract uranium from water to provide more fuel for nuclear power plants took home the grand prize from this year’s MADMEC competition on Oct. 10.