MTL News

December 2, 2016

Bold research visions recognized and rewarded

Four proposals from six MIT faculty members to receive Professor Amar G. Bose Research Grants.


November 18, 2016

Solid-state learning

First-year students get a spirited introduction to materials science and chemistry from Professor Jeffrey Grossman.


October 26, 2016

3-D-printed structures shrink when heated

Counterintuitive "metamaterial" may enable heat-resistant circuit boards.


October 20, 2016

Arterial blood pressure waveform monitor

MTL's Professors Hae-Seung Lee and Charles Sodini, along with EECS graduate students Joohyun Seo and Sabino Pietrangelo, share their development of an arterial blood pressure (ABP) waveform monitor as a next generation medical device.


October 13, 2016

Electron-phonon interactions affect heat dissipation in computer chips

Study shows particle collisions may explain overheated circuits, improve thermoelectric devices.


October 11, 2016

New kind of supercapacitor made without carbon

Energy storage device could deliver more power than current versions of this technology.


October 6, 2016

Nanoscale Dimensions & Increasing Innovation Density

Karen Gleason focuses on modifying surfaces on the nanoscale and translating those improvements to larger areas and higher volume commercial uses.


October 6, 2016

Manufacturing microspheres

Technique developed by Dr. Luis Velasquez-Garcia in MTL mass-produces uniform, encapsulated particles for pharmaceuticals, many other uses.


September 30, 2016

Nanosensors could help determine tumors' ability to remodel tissue

Measuring enzyme levels could help doctors select appropriate treatments.


September 16, 2016

Flickr Update: Patricia Burkhart's Retirement Party and Welcome Back Barbecue

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