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December 21, 2017

New technique allows rapid screening for new types of solar cells

Approach could bypass the time-consuming steps currently needed to test new photovoltaic materials.

December 15, 2017

Asu Ozdaglar named head of Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

She succeeds Anantha Chandrakasan, who was named dean of engineering, as leader of MIT's largest academic department.

December 14, 2017

MTL 2017 Fall Doctoral Dissertation Seminar (DDS) by Dr. Sarvesh Varma

Congratulations to Dr. Sarvesh Varma who received the honor of delivering the Fall 2017 MTL Doctoral Dissertation Seminar (DDS) on December 8, 2017.

December 8, 2017

Device makes power conversion more efficient

New design could dramatically cut energy waste in electric vehicles, data centers, and the power grid.

December 6, 2017

Engineers 3-D print a "living tattoo"

New technique 3-D prints programmed cells into living devices for first time.

December 1, 2017

Building the hardware for the next generation of artificial intelligence

Class taught by Vivienne Sze and Joel Emer brings together traditionally separate disciplines for advances in deep learning.

November 15, 2017

Engineering team that includes Prof. Vivienne Sze receives Emmy Award for High Efficiency Video Coding standard

New compression standard is widely used for ultra-high definition (UHD) video.

November 9, 2017

Researchers develop flexible, stretchable photonic devices

Light-based devices could be used as biomedical sensors or as flexible connectors for electronics.

October 31, 2017

Tec and Tech: fostering engagement on the international nano scale

Jose Antonio Fernandez Carbajal, Chair of the Board of the Tec de Monterrey, visits MIT.nano under construction.

October 30, 2017

Velasquez-Garcia Group's 3D-Printed Device Builds Better Nanofibers

Printed nozzle system could make uniform, versatile fibers at much lower cost.

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