Rise of the compliant machines
February 20, 2014MIT spinout Meka Robotics, recently acquired by Google, creates ‘sociable’ humanoids that could help advance human-robot interaction.
MIT professor ‘made much of our world possible’
February 18, 2014Computing luminaries celebrate the work of MIT adjunct professor and Turing Award winner Butler Lampson, one of the fathers of the modern PC.
Lemelson-MIT introduces new high school invention program
February 11, 2014The program expands its commitment to inspire the next generation of inventors with Junior Varsity InvenTeam Initiative.
Materials database proves its mettle with new discoveries
February 4, 2014Project provides a systematic way of exploring the vast realm of unfamiliar materials.
Climbing the ‘power ascension’ market
January 7, 2014Alumni startup Atlas Devices commercializes motorized rope-climbing technology for military use.
Engineering students demonstrate product prototypes
December 10, 2013Final 2.009 presentations provide new ideas for athletes, patients, hobbyists, and even horses.
In the World: A long haul to bring clean water to developing nations
December 10, 2013MIT’s Susan Murcott expands ceramic-filter production to three continents, bringing jobs and curbing disease.
SMART Driverless golf cart provides a glimpse into a future of autonomous vehicles
December 9, 2013Fleet of self-driving cars could solve the “first-and last-mile" problem.
Where the ‘beaver works’
December 6, 2013A collaborative space at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, called the Beaver Works Center, will create new opportunities in project-based learning.
‘Wise chisels’: Art, craftsmanship, and power tools
November 22, 2013MIT project melds personal style and technique with computerized control systems.
High school students receive Lemelson-MIT Program invention grants
October 18, 2013InvenTeam grants awarded to students at 15 high schools nationwide to help bring their innovative ideas to life.
Lemelson-MIT Program awards Jerome Lemelson Fellowship
August 27, 2013Course 2 graduate Alfonso Perez receives funds to study in MIT's Master of Engineering in Manufacturing (MEngM) program
Lemelson-MIT Program announces Clinton Global Initiative commitment
July 16, 2013To strengthen invention education opportunities for underserved students
Angela Belcher wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 4, 2013MIT professor honored for her innovations that take cues, and materials, from nature to tackle key societal issues.