A lithium-based battery developed by Assistant Professor Betar Gallant could be made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants, helping reduce greenhouse gas emission.September 20, 2018 George Hatsopoulos, senior lecturer emeritus and MIT Corporation life member emeritus, dies at 91
George Hatsopoulos '49, SM '50, ME '54, SCD '56, an expert in thermodynamics, long-time MechE senior lecturer, John Fritz Medal winner, and life member emeritus of the MIT Corporation has passed away.September 10, 2018 J-WAFS awards 2018 Solutions grants for commercialization of MIT food and water technologies
Ahmed Ghoniem receives J-WAFS Solutions grant to develop a technology that downsizes and decentralizes soil enhancement production in order for it to be carried out on a small-scale basis in rural villages.September 6, 2018 Yo-yo champion pursues his passions at MIT
Alex Hattori, a senior in MechE and six-time national yo-yo champion, explores his passion for yo-yos and robotics both inside and out of the classroom.August 30, 2018 A new way to remove ice buildup without power or chemicals
A passive, solar-powered system developed by the Varanasi Research Group can remove ice buildup on plane wings, wind turbines, and power lines.
Associate Professor Cullen Buie researches a novel method to quickly sort and identify the various strains of bacteria.
Using light to imprint features onto polymer or plastic, Associate Professor Nick Fang's research led his team to disprove the established diffraction limit.