Former MIT president Charles M. Vest dies at 72
December 13, 2013As the Institute’s leader from 1990 to 2004, he sparked a period of dynamism.
Engineering students demonstrate product prototypes
December 10, 2013Final 2.009 presentations provide new ideas for athletes, patients, hobbyists, and even horses.
Four MIT seniors win Marshall Scholarships
December 3, 2013Kate Koch, Colleen Loynachan, Kirin Sinha, and Grace Young will study for two years in the UK.
Droplets break a theoretical time barrier on bouncing
November 20, 2013MIT research could aid ice prevention, wing efficiency, and more.
Better batteries through biology?
November 13, 2013MIT researchers find a way to boost lithium-air battery performance, with the help of modified viruses.
Stephen H. Crandall, professor emeritus in MechE, dies at 92
November 8, 2013Crandall remembered for his pioneering work in the field of solid mechanics and random vibrations.
Students prepare for real-world product development through hands-on collaboration
October 22, 2013
Mission TULiP: A robotic pursuit on the Charles River
October 7, 2013The quest to build fast, cooperating robots that can explore the ocean's dynamic features is happening on the Charles River.
Under the sea
October 1, 2013MIT senior Grace Young’s love of marine robotics will lead her to spend up to a month underwater this semester, collecting data and teaching classes over Skype to help save the oceans.
Buie, Kim receive DARPA Young Faculty Award
September 17, 2013
New materials improve oxygen catalysis
September 17, 2013Highly active catalysts could be key to improved energy storage in fuel cells and advanced batteries.