News: Juejun (JJ) Hu

A new way to provide cooling without power

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. The passive system, which could be used to supplement other cooling systems to preserve food and medications in hot, off-grid locations, is essentially a high-tech version of a parasol.  

DMSE Faculty host summer undergraduate researchers

From simulating the physics of spinning magnetic particles to fabricating new materials for infrared chemical sensing, MIT Materials Research Laboratory summer researchers will challenge themselves to learn new skills and develop new scientific insights. A diverse group of top-performing…  

Improving mid-infrared imaging and sensing

A new way of taking images in the mid-infrared part of the spectrum, developed by researchers at MIT and elsewhere, could enable a wide variety of applications, including thermal imaging, biomedical sensing, and free-space communication. The mid-infrared (mid-IR) band of electromagnetic…  

Researchers develop flexible, stretchable photonic devices

Researchers at MIT and several other institutions have developed a method for making photonic devices — similar to electronic devices but based on light rather than electricity — that can bend and stretch without damage. The devices could find uses in cables to connect computing devices, or in…  

Materials Day Symposium 2017

Hosted annually by our friends at MPC, Materials Day includes a topical symposium followed by a student poster session. This year the symposium will be broad in scope and will involve primarily speakers from MIT. The theme will be Frontiers in Materials Research. Presentations will be given by speakers who represent MIT’s new generation of leaders in material research.  

MIT.nano Update

In anticipation of the official opening of the new MIT.nano building — which will house some of the world’s leading facilities supporting research in nanoscience and nanotechnology — MIT last week officially launched a new “center of excellence” called SENSE.nano, which is dedicated to pushing…  

Juejun Hu receives Coble Award

Professor Juejun Hu was the winner of the Coble Award 2017! This award honors the late Professor Coble, whose lifelong mission was to enhance the achievement and advancement of young ceramic scientists. From the ACerS website: The award recognizes an outstanding scientist who is…  

Promotions to Assoc. Prof

Professors Polina Anikeeva and JJ Hu are promoted to Associate Professors! Congratulations!  …  

Chemical Sensing on a Chip

Anuradha Agarwal is working with Lionel Kimerling and Juejun Hu of MIT's DMSE in the pursuit of shrinking and advancing sensory technology.  …  

Bendable glass devices

A special class of glass materials known as chalcogenide glasses holds promise for speeding integration of photonic and electronic devices with functions as diverse as data transfer and chemical sensing. Juejun "JJ" Hu, the Merton C. Flemings Assistant Professor in Materials Science and…  

New faculty

Please welcome our newest faculty members: Juejun (JJ) Hu joined the faculty in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in January 2015 as an assistant professor and as the Merton C. Flemings Career Development Professor of Materials Science and Engineering.…