Digitization, decentralization, and omni-channel retail: The future of supply chains
February 27, 2014Chris Caplice directs research to help companies around the world respond to the latest developments in supply chain management.
3-D scanning, with your smartphone
January 31, 2014Startup Viztu Technologies developed commercial software that generated 3-D models from 2-D photos, before selling to a tech giant.
Objective reality: 3-D printing gains traction at MIT
January 10, 2014MIT Libraries are offering an IAP session (already full) and a brown-bag lunch talk on 3-D printing — technology MIT helped develop years ago that is now entering the mainstream.
CSAIL researchers develop new ways to streamline, simplify 3-D printing
July 24, 2013New research to be presented at the 2013 SIGGRAPH computer graphics conference could transform field of 3-D printing.
New technique predictably generates complex, wavy shapes
May 2, 2012May help improve drug delivery and explain natural patterns from brain folds to bell peppers.
March 26, 2012Inspired by a toy, the ‘buckliball’ — a collapsible structure fabricated from a single piece of material — represents a new class of 3-D, origami-like structures.