Dina Katabi and Sara Seager win MacArthur ‘genius grants’
September 25, 2013Two MIT professors are among 24 recipients nationwide of this year’s unrestricted $625,000 prizes from the MacArthur Foundation.
ACT professor among recipients of the Aga Khan Award
September 23, 2013Art, Culture and Technology Assistant Professor Azra Akšamija is one of the recipients of the 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
CEHS calls for pilot project proposals in basic and translational research
September 20, 2013
MechE announces three new appointments
September 19, 2013
Said and Done for September 2013
September 18, 2013Digest of the MIT humanities, arts and social sciences
Buie, Kim receive DARPA Young Faculty Award
September 17, 2013
Chris Kaiser to step down as provost, return to the faculty
September 16, 2013After nine years as a departmental and Institute administrator, biologist plans to return to his longtime interests in teaching and research.
Ruben Juanes unravels the mysteries of underground flows
September 15, 2013CEE professor’s studies of how fluids move underground could help with cleaner energy production and water supplies.
Catalyzing the next generation of batteries
September 12, 2013Professor Yang Shao-Horn works at the cutting edge of basic energy science research
President Reif to hold office hours during this academic year
September 12, 2013Open to faculty, students and staff
Three from MIT receive AMSE awards
August 27, 2013Mechanical engineering faculty recognized at ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences
MIT launches the Center for Neurobiological Engineering
August 26, 2013Establishing a neuroengineering community that can set new research directions and address emerging issues in brain science.
Kenneth Stevens, professor emeritus in EECS, dies at 89
August 22, 2013Stevens’ pioneering work as the originator of the quantal theory of speech helped earn him the National Medal of Science.
Dental scanner allows researcher to sink his teeth into entrepreneurship
August 20, 2013Novel 3-D oral scanner, developed by MIT professor Douglas Hart and then sold to 3M, is helping dentists go digital.
MIT professor Erik Brynjolfsson to deliver keynote at big data conference
August 15, 2013The MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation and the Accenture and MIT Alliance in Business Analytics will host the conference at the Cambridge Marriott.
Path-breaking historian Pauline Maier dies at age 75
August 14, 2013MIT professor’s work illuminated the richness and complexity of Revolutionary-era America and the origins of democracy in the U.S.
Professor emeritus Rodney Brooks refines the sequel to iRobot
August 8, 2013Rodney Brooks’ startup, Rethink Robotics, is producing robots that can adapt to manufacturing tasks and the factory environment.