Life in space: Preparing for an increasingly tangible reality

The Space Exploration Initiative supports research across and beyond MIT in two microgravity flights this spring.

Sarah Beckmann | MIT Media Lab • mit
July 28, 2021 ~10 min

Tackling air pollution with autonomous drones

Alumni of the MIT New Engineering Education Transformation Program (NEET) worked together remotely from across the globe to design thinking machines.

Kate Petersen | School of Engineering • mit
June 24, 2021 ~9 min

On course to create a fusion power plant

How an MIT engineering course became an incubator for fusion design innovations.

Paul Rivenberg | Plasma Science and Fusion Center • mit
April 29, 2021 ~8 min

MIT announces plans for fall 2020 semester

Extensive safety protocols will undergird the return of additional students and staff to campus.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
July 7, 2020 ~19 min

Meet the first undergraduate users of MIT.nano

Micro/nano processing course fabricates devices in MIT.nano’s facilities.

Amanda Stoll | MIT.nano • mit
March 25, 2020 ~8 min

At halfway point, SuperUROP scholars share their research results

In a lively poster session, more than 100 undergraduates discuss their yearlong research projects on everything from machine learning to political geography.

Kathryn O'Neill | Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science • mit
Jan. 29, 2020 ~9 min

From summer research program to PhD dissertation

Graduate student Raspberry Simpson’s scientific journey approaches fruition.

Peter Dunn | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Feb. 15, 2019 ~6 min

SuperUROP: Showcasing students' research work in progress

Undergraduate researchers discussed their projects at a well-attended poster session.

Kathryn O’Neill | Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science • mit
Jan. 31, 2019 ~8 min

MIT adds computational Earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences to its PhD offerings

New EAPS thesis field is the most recent to join the computational science and engineering doctoral program within the Center for Computational Engineering.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS • mit
Jan. 9, 2019 ~4 min

The many interfaces of computing

A roundup of MIT student research projects offers a glimpse of where computing is going next.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
Nov. 11, 2018 ~6 min