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Bilge Yildiz awarded the Faraday Medal for electrochemistry

Professor Bilge Yildiz has been chosen as the 2024 recipient of the Faraday Medal by the Royal Society of Chemistry. The Breene M. Kerr (1951) Professor in the…

Researchers discuss queer visibility in academia

“My identity as a scientist and my identity as a gay man are not contradictory, but complimentary,” says Jack Forman, PhD candidate in media arts and sciences and…

Using art and science to depict the MIT family from 1861 to the present

In MIT.nano’s laboratories, researchers use silicon wafers as the platform to shape transformative technologies such as quantum circuitry, microfluidic devices, or energy-harvesting structures. But these substrates can also…

School of Engineering welcomes new faculty

The School of Engineering welcomes 15 new faculty members across six of its academic departments. This new cohort of faculty members, who have either recently started their roles…

Making steel with electricity

Steel is one of the most useful materials on the planet. A backbone of modern life, it’s used in skyscrapers, cars, airplanes, bridges, and more. Unfortunately, steelmaking is…

Researchers develop a detector for continuously monitoring toxic gases

Most systems used to detect toxic gases in industrial or domestic settings can be used only once, or at best a few times. Now, researchers at MIT have…

“I wanted to work on something that didn’t exist”

Georgina Gustin spotlights the research journey of Professor Polina Anikeeva, who developed flexible brain probes to stimulate neurons and potentially treat neurological disorders. In 2017, she became fascinated…

Two MIT teams selected for NSF sustainable materials grants

Two teams led by MIT researchers were selected in December 2023 by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator, a part of the TIP Directorate, to receive…

Gumyusenge wins Doherty Professorship to take on “forever chemicals”

Aristide Gumyusenge, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been named the Doherty Professor in Ocean Utilization. The award provides support to young faculty members…

Abate and Fink win 2024 Bose Grants

MIT Provost Cynthia Barnhart announced four Professor Amar G. Bose Research Grants to support bold research projects across diverse areas of study, including a way to generate clean hydrogen…