MTL Annual Research Report 2013: View Online

Welcome

MTL is an interdepartmental laboratory that supports Microsystems research encompassing work in circuits and systems, MEMS, electronic and photonic devices, and molecular and nanotechnology. Our research is enabled by a set of shared experimental facilities, as well as a vibrant industrial consortium. Annually, MTL supports the research of 745 students and staff.

News
  • Image courtesy of the researchersResearchers unveil experimental 36-core chipDesign lets chip manage local memory stores efficiently using an Internet-style communication network.Read more...
  • Image courtesy of the researchers New ultrastiff, ultralight material developedNanostructured material based on repeating microscopic units has record-breaking stiffness at low density.Read More...
  • Improving a new breed of solar cellsQuantum-dot photovoltaics set new record for efficiency in such devices, could unlock new uses. Read More...
  • Image courtesy of the researchersA new way to make sheets of grapheneTechnique might enable advances in display screens, solar cells, or other devices. Read More...
  • Will TisdaleTisdale receives Baker Award for undergraduate teachingAward given annually to MIT faculty member in recognition of his or her "exceptional interest and ability in the instruction of undergraduates"Read more...
Faculty
  • Jeffrey GrossmanNew MTL Core Faculty Member:
    A. John Hart
    Research interests include manufacturing, characterization, and applications of nanostructured materials and devices; machine design; self-assembly; mechanochemistry; additive processing; carbon nanomaterials; composite materials; biointerfaces; research methods; scientific visualizations.Read more...
  • Karen GleasonNew MTL Core Faculty Member:
    Karen Gleason
    Prof. Gleason's lab studies the chemical vapor deposition of polymeric thin films and their applications in sensors, biotechnology, microelectronics/organic electronics, microfluidics, MEMS, composites, and membranes.Read more...
  • Vivienne SzeNew MTL Core Faculty Member:
    Vivienne Sze
    Her Energy-Efficient Multimedia Systems Group aims to develop and implement energy-efficient and high-performance systems for various multimedia applications such as video coding/processing, imaging, and vision. Read more...
  • Moungi BawendiNew MTL Core Faculty Member:
    Moungi Bawendi
    The Bawendi group focuses on the science and applications of nanocrystals, especially semiconductor nanocrystal (aka quantum dots). Their research ranges from the very fundamental to applications in electro-optics and biology.Read more...
  • Joel VoldmanMaking Waves with Microfluidics Joel Voldman engineers cutting-edge approaches to stem cell signaling, point of care therapeutics, and neuroengineering.Read more...
MTL > 30

Celebrating 30 years of microsystems technology at MIT

On October 29 & 30, 2014 we will hold a Symposium at MIT to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Microsystems Technology Laboratories. Please reserve the date.

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