MIT students help middle-school girls SHINE in dance and math
November 1, 2013Senior Kirin Sinha has founded an after-school program to connect seventh-grade girls with MIT female student-mentors.
When fluid dynamics mimic quantum mechanics
July 28, 2013MIT researchers expand the range of quantum behaviors that can be replicated in fluidic systems, offering a new perspective on wave-particle duality.
Local fifth graders explore mathematics with MIT graduate students
May 28, 2013MITxplore, a free after-school math program, transforms math into an adventure.
MIT students, alumni awarded 2013 Fulbright grants
May 20, 2013Selected on the basis of academic or professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential in their fields
Four MIT professors elected to the National Academy of Sciences
May 13, 2013Field, Kac, Vogan and Walker bring to 76 the number of Institute faculty who are NAS members.
MIT senior Holden Lee wins Gates Scholarship
April 8, 2013Lee will pursue graduate studies in mathematics at the University of Cambridge.
OCW provides challenges for talented young student
March 26, 2013Indian teen Tuhin Bagi uses MIT OpenCourseWare to enhance his studies and set his sights on future endeavors.
Research update: A new model accurately predicts three-dimensional sand flow
March 25, 2013Model may be useful in improving the flow of grain in silos, and drug capsules in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Two earn School of Science teaching awards
March 7, 2013Kelner, Mavalvala honored for undergraduate education
Short algorithm, long-range consequences
March 1, 2013A new technique for solving ‘graph Laplacians’ is drastically simpler than its predecessors, with implications for a huge range of practical problems.
Pioneering applied mathematician Chia-Chiao Lin dies at 96
January 14, 2013An Institute Professor since 1966, he was an active member of the MIT faculty for 40 years.
The music of the silks
November 28, 2012Researchers synthesize a new kind of silk fiber — and find that music can help fine-tune the material’s properties.
Proving quantum computers feasible
November 27, 2012With a new contribution to probability theory, researchers show that relatively simple physical systems could yield powerful quantum computers.
From the water to Washington
November 15, 2012MIT senior Noam Angrist works to reform education and health care through youth mentorship and economics.
MIT sailing receives trio of ICSA All-Academic Team honors
October 31, 2012
Three MIT faculty named Simons Investigators
July 24, 2012Goldwasser, Guionnet and Seidel are among 21 researchers selected.
Berger named ISCB fellow
July 16, 2012Applied mathematics, computer science professor honored for contributions in computational biology and bioinformatics.
Civil engineers find savings where the rubber meets the road
May 22, 2012Study shows that pavement deflection under vehicle tires makes for a continuous uphill drive that increases fuel consumption.
April 24, 2012A new twist on pioneering work done by MIT cryptographers almost 30 years ago could lead to better ways of structuring contracts.