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Sasha Soane wins International Vacuum Electronics Conference best student paper award
Sasha Soane wins International Vacuum Electronics Conference best student paper award

PhD candidate explores the intersection of theory and engineering.

MIT to spur global education hub for displaced populations and refugees
MIT to spur global education hub for displaced populations and refugees

The Refugee ACTion Hub (ReACT) will create tailored learning experiences and spark collaboration.

Making brain implants smaller could prolong their lifespan
Making brain implants smaller could prolong their lifespan

Thin fibers could be used to deliver drugs or electrical stimulation, with less damage to the brain.

The Force was strong in this robot competition
The Force was strong in this robot competition

MechE class ends semester with ingeniously designed robots battling on a “Star Wars”-themed playing field.

The tenured engineers of 2017
The tenured engineers of 2017

Ten appointments in the School of Engineering.

Illuminating uncertainty
Illuminating uncertainty

Youssef Marzouk aims to improve predictions of everything from underground pollution to daily weather.

Home strep test could save time and money
Home strep test could save time and money

Study at MIT Medical finds most parents are capable of performing the test.

Matteo Bucci: Using nanotech to produce more megawatts
Matteo Bucci: Using nanotech to produce more megawatts

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering assistant professor is re-engineering fuel rods to boost output from fission plants worldwide.

J-WAFS awards $1.4 million in third round of seed grant funding
J-WAFS awards $1.4 million in third round of seed grant funding

Principal investigators will receive grants of up to $200,000 per year for two years, overhead free, for innovative research on food and water challenges.

Teaching robots to teach other robots
Teaching robots to teach other robots

CSAIL approach allows robots to learn a wider range of tasks using some basic knowledge and a single demo.

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