Four MIT faculty members receive U.S. Department of Energy early career awards

Faculty from the departments of physics, chemical engineering, and mechanical engineering were selected for the 2020 Early Career Research Program.

School of Science • mit
July 15, 2020 ~10 min

MIT research on seawater surface tension becomes international guideline

Work by Professor John Lienhard and Kishor Nayar SM ’14, PhD ’19 was recently recognized by the International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam.

Mary Beth Gallagher | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
July 9, 2020 ~7 min

Susan Solomon earns Killian Award, MIT’s highest faculty honor

Atmospheric chemist is recognized for her “leadership in working toward real-world solutions to address the global climate crisis.”

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
May 13, 2020 ~7 min

3 Questions: Areg Danagoulian on a new arms control tool and the future of nuclear security

Danagoulian and his research team developed a system that could greatly improve the process for verifying compliance of nuclear warheads.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
April 23, 2020 ~7 min

Titan’s missing river deltas and an Earthly climate connection

Samuel Birch, a new Heising-Simons Foundation 51 Pegasi b Fellow at MIT, will investigate the surfaces of outer solar system objects.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS • mit
April 8, 2020 ~6 min

SENSE.nano awards seed grants in optoelectronics, interactive manufacturing

The mission of SENSE.nano is to foster the development and use of novel sensors, sensing systems, and sensing solutions.

MIT.nano • mit
Feb. 13, 2020 ~4 min

Ambient plant illumination could light the way for greener buildings

Collaboration between MIT architect and chemical engineer could be at the center of new sustainable infrastructure for buildings.

Becky Ham | MIT News correspondent • mit
May 9, 2019 ~9 min

Bose grants for 2018 fund research at the frontier of discovery

The prestigious awards are supporting five innovative projects that challenge established norms and have the potential to be world-changing.

Resource Development • mit
Feb. 11, 2019 ~14 min

National Academy of Sciences elects four MIT professors | MIT News

Chakraborty, Lynch, Ploegh, and Sabatini honored for research achievements.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
May 3, 2016 ~5 min

Biobarrier explorer and dark matter theorist win MIT’s prestigious junior faculty award | MIT News

Katharina Ribbeck and Jesse Thaler named recipients of the Harold E. Edgerton Award.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
April 20, 2016 ~7 min