• Dec. 7, 2022
    Since 1901, MIT has offered a graduate program unlike any other at the Institute. The Naval Construction and Engineering program in the Department of Mechanical Engineering educates active duty...
  • Nov. 17, 2022
    Many students in MIT’s Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) program return to the workplace primed to tackle complex operational problems. But sometimes their research sparks deep scholarly interest,...
  • Nov. 17, 2022
    Two-dimensional materials, which consist of just a single layer of atoms, can be packed together more densely than conventional materials, so they could be used to make transistors, solar cells, LEDs...
  • Nov. 16, 2022
    We know proper indoor ventilation is key to reducing the spread of Covid-19. Now, a study by MIT researchers finds that indoor relative humidity may also influence transmission of the virus. Relative...
  • Nov. 15, 2022
    Inspired-to-Heal-the-Human-Heart-01.jpg Ellen Roche’s medical device designs include a biohybrid robotic heart designed for high-fidelity testing of mitral valve...
  • Nov. 15, 2022
    Ritu-Raman-Is-an-Architect-of-Muscle-and-Nerve-01.jpg Ritu Raman in the lab. Photo Courtesy of L’Oreal USA RITU RAMAN VIEWS HUMAN BEINGS AS “SOFT AND SQUISHY AND...
  • Nov. 9, 2022
    One glance at the news lately will reveal countless headlines on the dire state of global water and food security. Pollution, supply chain disruptions, and the war in Ukraine are all threatening...
  • Nov. 8, 2022
    “The past six years have been the warmest on the planet, and our track record on climate change mitigation is drastically short of what it needs to be,” said Robert C. Armstrong, MIT Energy...
  • Nov. 7, 2022
    By taking advantage of a phenomenon that leads to fractures in metal, MIT researchers have designed medical devices that could be used inside the body as stents, staples, or drug depots, then safely...
  • Nov. 3, 2022
    For the last few decades, battery research has largely focused on rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, which are used in everything from electric cars to portable electronics and have improved...
  • Nov. 2, 2022
    Want to know if the Golden Gate Bridge is holding up well? There could be an app for that. A new study involving MIT researchers shows that mobile phones placed in vehicles, equipped with special...
  • Nov. 2, 2022
    Emily Satterfield likes to create. Whether she’s crocheting a dress she saw on TikTok, baking a cake, dancing at Cambridge’s Havana Club, or tinkering on a project, she fills her days with activities...
  • Oct. 26, 2022
    On Oct. 12, MIT mechanical engineering alumnus Vishnu Jayaprakash SM '19, PhD '22 was named the first-place winner in the graduate category of the Collegiate Inventors Competition. The annual...
  • Oct. 23, 2022
    The School of Engineering has announced that MIT has granted tenure to 14 members of its faculty in the departments of Biological Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical...
  • Oct. 16, 2022
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf PhD ’81 made a robust call for reviving American manufacturing while speaking at MIT on Thursday, contending that if U.S. states pursue broad, long-term measures to improve...
  • Oct. 16, 2022
    When the creation of the MIT Morningside Academy for Design (MAD) — a major interdisciplinary center housed in the MIT School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) — was announced last spring, it...
  • Oct. 15, 2022
    Susan Su thought she was discovering a new café. She was in Beijing for the second half of her gap year, working with a biomedical engineering group at Tsinghua University. But the lab was relatively...
  • Oct. 5, 2022
    Trying to decipher all of the factors that influence the behavior of complex ecological communities can be a daunting task. However, MIT researchers have now shown that the behavior of these...
  • Oct. 4, 2022
    MIT is famous as a factory of ideas. You could also call MIT a factory for learning. But for one group of students over the past year MIT has been, in fact, a factory. The team of graduate students...
  • Oct. 2, 2022
    More than 70 MIT students, faculty, staff, and alumni gathered in MIT’s Killian Court recently to “Stand Up and Be Counted (for Women’s Health),” with a strong representation of individuals concerned...

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