JJ Hu wins 2019 SPIE Early Career Achievement Award – Academic Focus
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 3:45pm
JJ Hu is the 2019 winner of the SPIE Early Career Achievement Award!
Opportunities for materials innovation abound
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 3:30pm
An era of rapid evolution of structures and devices driven by new capabilities in machine learning, nanoscale experiments, and economic modeling is unfolding, MIT materials researchers revealed during the annual Industrial Liaison Program (
The Electrochemical Materials Lab aims to develop the multifunctional materials of the future
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:45am
Scientists and industry leaders alike have hypothesized that we are reaching the limits of our ability to design faster computational systems using traditional hardware like transistors.
A new way to provide cooling without power
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 10:15am
MIT researchers have devised a new way of providing cooling on a hot sunny day, using inexpensive materials and requiring no fossil fuel-generated power.
What happens when materials take tiny hits
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 11:45am
When tiny particles strike a metal surface at high speed — for example, as coatings being sprayed or as micrometeorites pummeling a space station — the moment of impact happens so fast that the details of process haven’t been clearly understood, until now.
New research center based in Minnesota to explore spintronics materials for advanced computing
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:15am
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Extending the life of low-cost, compact, lightweight batteries
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 11:00am
Metal-air batteries are one of the lightest and most compact types of batteries available, but they can have a major limitation: When not in use, they degrade quickly, as corrosion eats away at their metal electrodes.
New Microfluidics Devices
Monday, October 29, 2018 - 10:00am
Microfluidics devices are tiny systems with microscopic channels that can be used for chemical or biomedical testing and research.
2018 MADMEC Results
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 10:00am
Technology that uses light to clean water filtration systems in real time won the 2018 MADMEC competition on Oct. 9.
Longer lasting storage needs cheaper chemistries
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 4:15pm
Energy storage is often mentioned as one of the remedies for California's duck curve problem, but the economics do not always work out.