Tool predicts how fast code will run on a chip
Machine-learning system should enable developers to improve computing efficiency in a range of applications.
Professor Emeritus Ali Argon, pioneer in the mechanics of materials, dies at 89
Longtime MIT professor was a world leader in inelastic deformation and fracture of engineering materials.
Top MIT research stories of 2019
Most popular stories of the year include science breakthroughs, engineering feats, and confirmation of 16th century architectural genius.
How strong is your knot?
With help from spaghetti and color-changing fibers, a new mathematical model predicts a knot’s stability.
Jeffrey Grossman named head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Materials engineering and energy expert to succeed Chris Schuh.
Scholarships help build an exceptional student body
A record $38 million has been raised for undergraduate financial aid in FY19.
Widening metal tolerance for hydrogels
MIT graduate student Seth Cazzell shows controlling pH enables reversible hydrogel formation in wider range of metal concentrations.
Bose grants for 2019 reward bold ideas across disciplines
Three innovative research projects in literature, plant epigenetics, and chemical engineering will be supported by Professor Amar G. Bose Research Grants.
Finding a good read among billions of choices
As natural language processing techniques improve, suggestions are getting speedier and more relevant.
Exploring hip hop history with art and technology
With its centerpiece exhibit for the forthcoming Universal Hip Hop Museum, an MIT team uses artificial intelligence to explore the rich history of hip hop music.