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.
Access to library materials from Borrow Direct universities expands
August 1, 2013With the addition of the University of Chicago, the MIT community will have access to more than 50 million volumes from nine university libraries
Two MIT faculty members named Simons Investigators
August 1, 2013Senthil Todadri and Piotr Indyk are among 13 mathematicians and scientists selected.
FAQ on report to President Reif regarding MIT and Aaron Swartz
July 30, 2013MIT assesses its role.
MIT releases report on its actions in the Aaron Swartz case
July 30, 2013Professors Hal Abelson and Peter Diamond complete review.
Chisholm awarded the Ramon Margalef Prize in Ecology
July 29, 2013Award is one of the most prestigious in ecology and environmental sciences
Daniel Hastings named director of SMART
July 18, 2013Former dean of undergraduate education will lead joint Singapore-MIT center starting in January.
Amar Bose ’51, SM ’52, ScD ’56, Bose Corporation’s founder, has died at 83
July 12, 2013Entrepreneur served on faculty for 45 years; championed long-term corporate research.
July 2, 2013Tomás Palacios investigates use of ‘extreme materials’ in electronics, which could reduce energy consumption and make computers far faster.