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Materials Day, 2012

On Wednesday, October 17, 2012, the Materials Processing Center will host the Materials Day 2012 Symposium & Research Review Poster Session.  The theme and focus of this year?s symposium is: Materials for Energy Harvesting. …   more

Nano Letters Lecture, Aug. 20

During the ACS Fall 2012 National Meeting, the inaugural Nano Letters Young Investigator Lecture will be given by lectureship winner, Professor Silvija Gradecak. The Nano Letters Young Investigator Lecture is co-sponsored by Nano Letters and the ACS Division of Colloid…   more

REU/RET Poster Session, Aug. 9

The Center for Materials Science and Engineering and the Materials Processing Center host a summer internship program that engages undergraduates from colleges and universities across the country in materials research at MIT for the summer. Similarly, a group of local science teachers are on…   more

MADMEC Design Challenge 1 results

Chloroplastic designed a gear system that pulled 22kg up a quarter elliptical ramp! Congratulations! MADMEC is competition for student teams to design and build prototypes that provide a materials science based solution to energy challenges. Over…   more

MADMEC proposal deadline

The deadline for MADMEC proposals is approaching -- MAY 30. MADMEC is a student contest sponsored by DMSE, Dow Chemical, BP, and Saint Gobain, with the goal of student teams building physical prototypes that address an issue related to alternative energy, habitat, or environmental/green problems…   more

2012 GMC Image Contest Launched

Attn., DMSE Grad Students,   It's time again for the research image contest! The images will displayed at this year's visiting weekend socials on March 2nd and March 16th. The top three images will receive fabulous prizes!   The…   more

Prof. Li presents NSE seminar, Nov. 21

Nanoscale electrochemical tests: in situ TEM experiments and modeling Professor Ju Li, Nuclear Science and Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, MIT Date: November 21, 2011 (Monday)…   more

Prof. Gibson to present Wulff Lecture

Cellular Materials in Engineering, Nature, and Medicine Prof. Lorna J. Gibson   Tuesday, November 8, 2011 4:30–5:30 pm Room 10-250 Reception immediately following   Engineering honeycombs and foams,…   more

DMSE Grad Student Coffee Hour

This morning, the DMSE grad students held their first coffee hour of the school year.  There was great coffee, baked goods, and lots of conversation -- all DMSE grad students should watch for the announcements and come to this monthly event.   more

REU/RET Poster Session

The Center for Materials Science and Engineering and the Materials Processing Center host a summer internship program that engages undergraduates from colleges and universities across the country in materials research at MIT for the summer. Similarly, a group of local science teachers are on…   more

Wulff Lecture, April 13, Prof. Caroline Ross

Please join us for the Spring 2010 Wulff Lecture, on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 4:30pm, in 1-190. A reception will follow.
Magnetic Materials Science: How magnets help us explore and record the world
Professor Caroline Ross
Materials Science is all about…   more

Prof. Belcher to participate in Cambridge Science Fair

The Cambridge Science Fair will hold Big Ideas for Busy People on Friday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Laboratory at Harvard. The free event will be a short series of 10 refereed talks by some of Cambridge’s finest, including Lisa Randall, Ed Boyden, Nicholas Christakis, George Church…   more

Prof. Tuller spoke at the University of Oslo

In September, Prof. Harry Tuller spoke at FERMiO, Functional Energy Related Materials at the University of Oslo. His topic was "Current developments at MIT within nano-ionics and mixed conducting cathodes".
FERMiO is a five-year center, under the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences…   more

MRS Lunch n Lecture Feb. 24

The DMSE Community is invited to the first Lunch N Lecture* of the Spring semester with Professor Craig Carter. Pizza and refreshments will be served! Kinetics of Micelle Formation Below the Critical Micelle Concentration Speaker: Craig Carter Professor of Materials Science and…   more