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The flexible undergraduate program, launching this fall, mixes rigor and depth with applications to critical areas of societal importance.
Apr 9, 2014
$50,000 awarded to undergraduate and graduate student inventors
Apr 9, 2014
Allanore lab chemically alters feldspar, an ore closer to home for countries that cultivate bananas and other potassium-dependent crops
Apr 8, 2014
New field of "strain engineering" could open up areas of materials research with many potential applications.
Apr 2, 2014
SEED Academy students benefit from instructors' training in handling negative stereotypes and diversity issues.
Apr 1, 2014
CEE professor will develop algorithms to optimize traffic management systems in congested urban areas
Apr 1, 2014
Julie Shah teaches a new generation of robots to collaborate safely and efficiently with workers across industries.
Apr 1, 2014
Brings 27 years’ faculty experience and strong ties with industry
Apr 1, 2014
MIT team reverses a liver disorder in mice by correcting a mutated gene.
Mar 30, 2014
MIT researchers uncover the secrets behind a marine creature’s defensive armor — one that is exceptionally tough, yet optically clear.
Mar 30, 2014
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering sponsors a video-making competition for its students.
Mar 28, 2014
System could provide first method for filtering light waves based on direction.
Mar 27, 2014
Study examines use of ‘Exhibit’ tools in creating interactive data visualizations.
Mar 27, 2014
A look back at how Institute Professor Phillip Sharp, his startup Biogen, and MIT’s biotech community helped revive Kendall Square.
Mar 27, 2014
Professor Kerri Cahoy and her group recently delivered MicroMAS, the weather nanosatellite they built in collaboration with MIT Lincoln Laboratory, to a launch provider.
Mar 27, 2014
New MIT technique could help decipher genes’ roles in learning and memory.
Mar 25, 2014
Laura Meeker '14 designed a game combining engineering and literature to convey the essence of Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur."
Mar 25, 2014
Andrew Whittle engineers smart underground infrastructure for a safer and more efficient future.
Mar 25, 2014
"RoboClam" replicates a clam’s ability to burrow into soil while using very little energy.
Mar 25, 2014
“Lock-free” parallel algorithms may match performance of more complex “wait-free” algorithms.
Mar 24, 2014
Hybrid materials combine bacterial cells with nonliving elements that can conduct electricity or emit light.
Mar 23, 2014
An advanced assay quickly illuminates bacteria for more rapid, accurate detection.
Mar 20, 2014