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Stephen Wukitch, John Wright win Landau-Spitzer Award
Stephen Wukitch, John Wright win Landau-Spitzer Award

MIT and European Union scientists collaborate on new plasma heating scenario to boost fusion research.

More efficient security for cloud-based machine learning
More efficient security for cloud-based machine learning

Novel combination of two encryption techniques protects private data, while keeping neural networks running quickly.

Thomas Magnanti honored with Singapore’s National Day Award
Thomas Magnanti honored with Singapore’s National Day Award

Institute Professor and former president of Singapore University of Technology and Design helped build MIT-Singapore institutions and programs.

Preparing postdocs for life beyond the bench
Preparing postdocs for life beyond the bench

The new Convergence Scholars Program bridges disciplines and helps young researchers further their skills and build their brands as scientists.

Tiny ASTERIA satellite achieves a first for CubeSats
Tiny ASTERIA satellite achieves a first for CubeSats

Measurement of an exoplanet transit demonstrates proof of concept that small spacecraft can perform high-precision photometry.

Design tool reveals a product’s many possible performance tradeoffs
Design tool reveals a product’s many possible performance tradeoffs

Users can quickly visualize designs that optimize multiple parameters at once.

Shaping technology’s future
Shaping technology’s future

With data-informed models, Jessika Trancik seeks ways to coax progress toward sustainable energy systems.

NASA student competitors honored for persistence
NASA student competitors honored for persistence

MIT student group welcomes an all-black, all-female team who had been targeted by racist and misogynistic members of an infamous online forum.

A transformative summer for student engineers
A transformative summer for student engineers

High school students explored engineering and technology at the Beaver Works Summer Institute, ending with robot races and demonstrations.

High school students learn to build big ideas
High school students learn to build big ideas

Visiting students learn what it takes to be an engineer — and a bit more about themselves — at the Edgerton Center’s annual Engineering Design Workshop.

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