The MIT School of Engineering’s mission is to educate the next generation of engineering leaders, to create new knowledge, and to serve society.
On the hunt for sustainable materials
By the time she started high school, Avni Singhal had attended six different schools in a variety of settings, from a traditional public ...
School of Engineering welcomes Songyee Yoon PhD ’00 as v ...
Songyee Yoon PhD ’00, an entrepreneur, innovator, investor, and leader in AI and the gaming industry, has been appointed as a School of ...
Sirma Orguc SM ’16 PhD ‘21 uses computational neuroscience to probe the brain's "black box" for clues on its function. An alum of MIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and current postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science at MIT, Orguc works closely with other researchers and medical practitioners to decode brain data and advance medical technology.
Engineering In Action
MIT’s School of Engineering and global health care company Novo Nordisk today announced the launch of a multi-year program to support postdoctoral fellows conducting research at the intersection of AI and data science with life sciences. The MIT-Novo Nordisk Artificial Intelligence Postdoctoral Fellows Program will welcome its first cohort of up to 10 postdoctoral fellows […]
It started with a cat. A figurine kitty with a blue-green patina that indicated it was made of copper that had oxidized. But was it? Maria Aguiar, a sophomore in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE), didn’t know. So back in December, she told her mechanics class instructor about the figurine, a souvenir […]
When Joy Domingo-Kameenui spent two weeks in her native Hawaii as part of MIT class 1.091 (Traveling Research Environmental eXperiences), she was surprised to learn about the number of invasive and endangered species. “I knew about Hawaiian ecology from middle and high school but wasn’t fully aware to the extent of how invasive species and […]
Since its founding in 1998, Vecna Technologies has developed a number of ways to help hospitals care for patients. The company has produced intake systems to respond to Covid-19 patient surges, prediction systems to manage health complications in maternity wards, and telepresence robots that have allowed sick people to stay connected with friends and loved […]
The Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) will now be helmed by a new director. Maria Zuber, Vice President of Research and E.A. Griswold Professor of Geophysics and Anantha Chandrakasan, dean of the School of Engineering and the Vannevar Bush Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, recently announced that Tomás Palacios assumed the role of Director […]