Professor Ju Li is helping unravel the mysteries of graphene's unique properties; specifically, how it behaves when something slides across its surface.
Current-induced switching in a magnetic insulator
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 11:00am
Nature Magazine published a paper written by Prof. Geoffrey Beach and his collaborator Prof. Caroline Ross who have shown that a pure spin current can be injected into in an electrically insulating material, and be used to switch its magnetization direction.
What We’re Doing Wrong in the Search for Better Batteries
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
"If the world is going to get off of fossil fuels, we’re going to need batteries—big batteries, and lots of them, to smooth out intermittent power sources like wind and solar.
Fighting cancer with the power of immunity
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:15am
Professor Darrell Irvine was a senior author alongside Dane Wittrup for a study published to the online edition of Nature Medicine on Oct. 24.
Don Sadoway talking about lithium batteries with On Point NPR
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 10:30am
Don Sadoway was recently invited to speak with NPR's On Point about lithium batteries.
Advancing manufacturing innovation on campus and online
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 11:30am
"MIT researchers and educators have been living up to the university motto of "mens et manus," mind and hand, with a rapidly expanding effort on advanced manufacturing innovation.
10th Annual MADMEC Competition Results
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 10:15am
The annual MADMEC competition run by DMSE Senior Lecturer Mike Tarkanian recently finished up its 10th year. Five strong teams competed for cash prizes by inventing new and created solutions to sustainability problems. Team PolyClean won first place for its clear, super hydrophobic coating.
New kind of supercapacitor made without carbon
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:45am
Professor Yang Shao-Horn co-authored a paper recently published by Nature Materials regarding supercapacitors that do not rely on carbon. This story was also featured on the MIT Home Page!
Water vapor sets some oxides aflutter
Monday, October 3, 2016 - 2:00pm
A research paper written by Professor Yang Shao-Horn and DMSE Alumnus Binghong Han describing new-found interactions between perovskites, water vapor, and streams of electrons, was recently published by Nature Materials.
Nanosensors could help determine tumors’ ability to remodel tissue
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:00am
A story from MIT News about research from Prof. Polina Anikeeva was recently featured on MIT's homepage.