DMSE News

Artificial muscles made from contracting fibers

MIT researchers, including professors Polina Anikeeva, Yoel Fink, and Cem Tasan, have developed a new fiber-based system that could be used as artificial muscles for robots, prosthetic limbs, or other mechanical and biomedical applications.  

James D. Livingston, 1930-2019

DMSE is very sorry to share the sad news of the death of Dr. Jim Livingston, long-time friend and colleague, and his wife, Dr. Sherry Penney. They both made incredible contributions to education, research in their fields, and to the communities around them.  

Game-changing materials

Hear Professors Fikile Brushett, Elsa Olivetti, and Yogi Surendranath discuss building the next generation of materials for future energy systems.