'Frugal design' brings medical innovations to communities that lack resources during the pandemic

Engineering students in Malawi and Tanzania have used the materials and tools available to them to build ventilators, personal protective equipment and UV disinfection systems.

Theresa Mkandawire, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Malawi • conversation
March 29, 2021 ~11 min

A tiny circular racetrack for light can rapidly detect single molecules

An optical sensor that can detect individual molecules promises early detection of diseases and environmental contamination.

Judith Su, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Optical Sciences, University of Arizona • conversation
Oct. 22, 2020 ~5 min


Diabetics break bones easily – new research is figuring out why their bones are so fragile

Researchers are starting to understand why the bones of diabetic people are more prone to fractures.

Lamya Karim, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth • conversation
May 11, 2020 ~7 min

MIT graduate programs earn top marks from US News | MIT News

Graduate engineering and economics programs are No. 1 in the nation; MIT Sloan is No. 4.

MIT News Office • mit
March 14, 2017 ~3 min

U.S. News gives top rankings to MIT graduate programs in engineering, business | MIT News

MIT is home to No. 1 graduate engineering program; MIT Sloan is No. 5 business school.

MIT News Office • mit
March 16, 2016 ~3 min

U.S. News ranks graduate programs in engineering, business highly | MIT News

MIT is home to No. 1 graduate engineering program; Sloan is No. 5 business school.

News Office • mit
March 10, 2015 ~4 min

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