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Jewelry industry urged to see the light on sustainability

Professor Yang Shao-Horn spoke at the State of the Art Jewelry Summit to discuss the jewelry industry’s impact on carbon emissions and sustainability efforts, reports Caroline Palmer. Shao-Horn’s…

DMSE startup is cleaning up the cement making industry

Sublime Systems, a startup founded by Professor Yet-Ming Chiang and former MIT postdoc Leah Ellis, aims to decarbonize cement making, an industry that generates 8% of global carbon…

Nova episode “Chasing Carbon Zero” features Yet-Ming Chiang

DMSE Professor Yet-Ming Chiang talks to reporter Miles O’Brien in an episode of the long-running science program titled “Chasing Carbon Zero,” which premiered Wednesday night. Through Form Energy, the…

Local researchers are aiming to create the perfect battery

Professor Emeritus Donald Sadoway discusses his work developing a safer, cheaper battery that could be used to store renewable energy. Sadoway notes that materials for the battery are…

How to get what you need from your PhD or postdoc supervisor

Suhas Eswarappa Prameela, a postdoctoral fellow in DMSE, talks with Science about how to cultivate a nurturing relationship with a PhD advisor. Ultimately, it boils down to “helping your advisor…

Can I wash my chef’s knife in the dishwasher?

Should you put your chef’s knife in the dishwasher? “I wouldn’t do it,” warns DMSE’s Mike Tarkanian. “The temperature and pressure of the water, the potential corrosivity of…