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MTL's Prof. Harry Lee awarded the 2014 Committed to Caring Award by Office of Dean for Graduate Education at MIT

August 14, 2014

Prof. Lee helps weave academic community together by fostering scholarship and mentoring students

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New material structures bend like microscopic hair

August 6, 2014

Researchers say structures may be used in windows to wick away moisture.

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MIT is betting big on small

August 5, 2014

Professor Vladimir Bulović spoke with WBUR reporter Bruce Gellerman this week about the $350 million MIT.nano facility that will transform the heart of MIT's campus--and everything else along with it.

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"Active" surfaces control what's on them

August 1, 2014

Researchers develop treated surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move.

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Getting a charge out of water droplets

July 16, 2014

Water condensing and jumping from a superhydrophobic surface can be harnessed to produce electricity.

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Harnessing the Speed of Light

July 15, 2014

Nicholas Fang pushes the limits of light to improve performance in communication, fabrication, and medical imaging.

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Separating finely mixed oil and water

July 1, 2014

Membrane developed by MIT researchers can separate even highly mixed fine oil-spill residues.

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Researchers unveil experimental 36-core chip

June 24, 2014

Design lets chip manage local memory stores efficiently using an Internet-style communication network.

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New ultrastiff, ultralight material developed

June 20, 2014

Nanostructured material based on repeating microscopic units has record-breaking stiffness at low density.

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A new way to make sheets of graphene

May 28, 2014

Technique might enable advances in display screens, solar cells, or other devices.

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