Complex brain function depends on flexibility
May 19, 2013Neurons that can multitask greatly enhance the brain’s computational power, study finds.
A caring mind
May 16, 2013Red blood cells, dengue fever and greenhouses have been on MIT senior Paula Trepman’s mind as she tackles problems in global health care.
Robert C. Armstrong named director of MIT Energy Initiative
May 16, 2013Outgoing director Ernest Moniz confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Energy.
Stacking 2-D materials produces surprising results
May 16, 2013New experiments reveal previously unseen effects, could lead to new kinds of electronics and optical devices.
Water purification process named 'Technology Idol of the Year'
May 15, 2013Humidification-dehumidification (HDH) carrier gas extraction process developed by researchers at MIT.
First ‘SuperUROPs’ cap off inaugural year
May 13, 2013EECS program immerses undergraduates in advanced research projects.
Also labeled: Advanced Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (SuperUROP), Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Students, Undergraduate, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), Alumni/ae, Education, teaching, academics, Faculty, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E)
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.
Five from MIT win Early Career Awards
May 8, 2013Alexander-Katz, Detmold, Fu, Tisdale and Williams honored by Office of Science of the Department of Energy.
CANES: Systems-oriented knowledge helps integrate fission beyond the grid
May 8, 2013A look at the Center for Advanced Nuclear Energy Systems
MIT signs Compact for Sustainable Future with City of Cambridge and Harvard
May 6, 2013Akamai to join universities and city in new agreement; others encouraged to follow suit.
NSE-led teams sweep energy innovation contest
April 30, 2013Future Energy @ MIT pitch competition focuses on finding solutions to the world’s energy challenges
Simchi-Levi honored by Production and Operations Management Society
April 26, 2013Publication cites CEE professor's contributions to theoretical and practical aspects of supply-chain management
Micah Altman wins Pizzigati Prize
April 18, 2013MIT Libraries’ research director recognized for his work with DistrictBuilder software
April 11, 2013MIT senior Paul Lazarescu uses his engineering talents to help people with disabilities and improve everyday technology.
Four MIT researchers attend White House announcement of brain initiative
April 2, 2013Obama invites Boyden, Brown, Desimone and Seung to launch of new federal initiative.