MIT has been honored with 12 No. 1 subject rankings in the QS World University Rankings for 2017.MIT received a No. 1 ranking in the following QS subject areas: Architecture/Built Environment;...March 6, 2017 A light rain can spread soil bacteria far and wide, study finds
Global precipitation may account for 1 to 25 percent of bacteria emitted from land.March 2, 2017 3-D printing with cellulose
For centuries, cellulose has formed the basis of the world’s most abundantly printed-on material: paper. Now, thanks to new research at MIT, it may also become an abundant material to print...February 22, 2017 Solar panels get a face-lift with custom designs
MechE students join Sistine Solar, creating custom solar panels designed to mimic home facades and other environments.February 21, 2017 MIT undertakes Grand Challenge for innovation in global vaccine manufacturing
Kripa Varanasi collaborates with partners to develop a manufacturing platform to produce affordable vaccine.
PhD candidate Thomas Milnes explains his thesis research: the development of novel hardware and software techniques -- such as "digital aperture" and "programmable deconvolution" -- for the field of light field imaging.
Associate Professor Sangbae Kim describes his cutting-edge research in the area of biomimetics, the study of biological systems as models for the design and engineering of robots.