A new transparent material developed by Professors Evelyn Wang and Gang Chen lets sunlight pass through easily but blocks solar heat from escaping. The material could be used for home heating or for industrial processes.June 30, 2019 MIT Energy Initiative awards seven Seed Fund grants for early-stage energy research
Professor Yang Shao-Horn's research will focus on achieving efficient, cost-effective gas-to-liquid conversion using metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) as electrocatalysts.June 26, 2019 A new way to make droplets bounce away
The Varanasi Research Group has developed a new approach to minimize the contact between droplets and surfaces, potentially preventing icing or soaking.June 24, 2019 Projects advance naval ship design and capabilities
At the annual MIT Ship Design and Technology Symposium, naval construction and engineering students presented their work on real-life naval design projects.June 22, 2019 Graduate students win first place in 2019 Patagonia Case Competition
A team of MIT students, including MechE grad student Jordan Landis, worked on cost-effective and timely biodegradation of apparel polybags and everyday food packaging.
In this year’s Class 2.12: Introduction to Robotics, undergraduate students joined forces to build a robot that can emulate complex human movement with a soccer-theme.
PhD candidate Folkers E. Rojas researches how to mitigate the impact of a Blowout Preventer failure by using a continuous feed of an occluding medium into an uncontrolled well.