Water Innovation Prize goes to startups targeting methane and wastewater

Student-led startups Symbrosia and SiPure each awarded a $14,000 grand prize.

Zach Winn | MIT News Office • mit
April 23, 2019 ~6 min

The gift of light, through science and service

Professor Pawan Sinha addresses a humanitarian need — treatable blindness — and advances our understanding of visual development in the brain.

Stephanie M. McPherson | Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences • mit
Jan. 28, 2019 ~15 min

Low-cost prosthetic foot mimics natural walking | MIT News

New design can be tuned to an individual’s body weight and size.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
June 26, 2018 ~9 min

Translational Research Program to help MIT researchers achieve real-world impact | MIT News

Tata Center for Technology and Design program "aims to close the gap between ideas and implementation," says program director Jason Prapas.

Shivangi Misra | Tata Center for Technology and Design • mit
June 6, 2018 ~4 min

How much does infrastructure boost an economy? | MIT News

MIT economist’s historical study details how railroads helped India trade and grow.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
April 26, 2018 ~6 min

Tata Center adds eight new projects to its 2018-2019 portfolio | MIT News

MIT principal investigators will receive funding and support for projects seeking an impact in the developing world.

Tata Center for Technology and Design • mit
April 12, 2018 ~1 min

Simple, low-cost E. coli test wins MIT Water Innovation Prize | MIT News

Nine student teams pitched solutions to global water issues at annual event.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
April 6, 2018 ~8 min

Bringing meaningful technologies to market | MIT News

MIT senior and Rhodes Scholar Matthew Chun wants to promote innovation that enhances quality of life in developing countries.

Fatima Husain | MIT News correspondent • mit
March 1, 2018 ~8 min

Making appliances and energy grids more efficient | MIT News

The Tata Center is building a high-efficiency, affordable electric motor that could have a huge impact in India, home to as many as half a billion ceiling fans.

Ben Miller | Tata Center for Technology and Design • mit
Feb. 28, 2018 ~8 min

A deep dive into the effects of trade | MIT News

MIT economist David Atkin looks beneath the surface of global commerce.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 4, 2018 ~8 min