David Perreault is appointed EECS associate department head
November 27, 2013Munther Dahleh is appointed as acting director of ESD and new organization with focus on socio-technical systems, information and decision systems and statistics.
Dahleh appointed to new roles
November 26, 2013Leading ESD and planning for a potential MIT-wide effort in the areas of socio-technical systems, information and decision systems, and statistics.
Droplets break a theoretical time barrier on bouncing
November 20, 2013MIT research could aid ice prevention, wing efficiency, and more.
CEE event gives snapshot of new research, educational initiatives
November 15, 2013Vision for department outlined at campus event for civil and environmental engineering alumni
Broad Institute launches next decade with new $100 million gift
November 14, 2013Historic pledge from Eli and Edythe Broad to propel institute into a new decade of biomedical discovery to benefit patients.
Faculty Highlight: Evelyn Wang
November 4, 2013Device Research Laboratory scientists aim to control changes in phase of gases and liquids to reduce power consumption in heating and cooling systems.
October 29, 2013Senior Laura Lu’s years at MIT have included cancer research, ROTC leadership, and prosthesis trials — and she aims to put her talents to use one day as a Navy surgeon.
SuperUROP raises bar for undergraduate research and innovation
October 18, 2013EECS September kickoff reception features guest speakers Susan Hockfield and Ray Stata
Taking a new look at subway map design
October 4, 2013CSAIL researchers are using a computational model that better understands peripheral vision to test the usability of MBTA subway maps.
MIT ranks fifth in latest Times Higher Education rankings
October 2, 2013Institute places No. 1 in the discipline ranking of engineering and technology.
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.
Committee on Animal Care solicits feedback
October 1, 2013
With NIH grant, Kay Tye will take on obesity
September 30, 2013The MIT professor has earned a 2013 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to further her obesity research.
Faculty Highlight: Caroline Ross
September 27, 2013New techniques for combining complex oxide thin films promise electrical control of magnetic properties for data storage and computing.
CEHS calls for pilot project proposals in basic and translational research
September 20, 2013
Controlling the growth of semiconducting nanowires
September 13, 2013MIT doctoral candidate Sam Crawford has contributed to fundamental understanding of growth processes using metal seed particles.
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.