The systems engineer focuses on making transportation, electricity, and water infrastructure more resilient against disruptions.
Dec. 6, 2020 • ~7 min
Leakage from frozen layers was a puzzle, but a new study shows how the potent greenhouse gas breaks through icy barriers.
Nov. 30, 2020 • ~8 min
Study suggests mechanical properties of spike proteins can predict infectivity and lethality of different coronaviruses.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
Discovery could lead to new designs for improved and more sustainable materials inspired by nature.
Oct. 30, 2020 • ~5 min
Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, MIT students have carved out meaningful hands-on experiences.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~10 min
Study suggests sea ice blocks the flow of carbon both into and out of the ocean, in roughly equal measure.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
New analysis can help scientists and engineers better assess flood risk and habitat creation associated with restoration efforts.
Sept. 25, 2020 • ~3 min
Annual MITEI awards support research on battery storage, smart grids, and carbon emissions reduction.
June 30, 2020 • ~9 min
Removable adhesive could make it easier for surgeons to close up internal wounds.
June 22, 2020 • ~6 min
MIT analysis uncovers the basis of the severe rainfall declines predicted by many models.
June 17, 2020 • ~7 min